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, Volume 76, Issue 1, pp 5–16 | Cite as

Calculation of the second vertical derivative of gravity field

  • B. N. P. Agarwal
  • Tarkeshwar Lal


Two formulas, using Taylor's series expansion method, have been developed by means of which the second vertical derivative of gravity field may be computed at any point in the horizontal plane of observation. A comparative study of the resolving powers of different approaches by performing numerical and filter response tests suggests that the formulas provide a definite improvement over many existing methods.


Series Expansion Horizontal Plane Gravity Field Expansion Method Response Test 
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© Birkhäuser Verlag 1969

Authors and Affiliations

  • B. N. P. Agarwal
    • 1
  • Tarkeshwar Lal
    • 1
  1. 1.Theoretical Geophysics DivisionNational Geophysical Research InstituteHyderabadIndia

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