An inverse problem for electromagnetic prospection

  • V. Barthes
  • G. Vasseur
Part II: Five Lectures on Special Applications and One Theoretical Lecture on Solutions of Inverse Problems
Part of the Lecture Notes in Physics book series (LNP, volume 85)


From ground based electromagnetic field measurements, the integrated conductivity (conductance) of a thin, horizontal, inhomogeneous, conducting sheet, embedded in a stratified medium can be computed using an iterative method. A numerical example demonstrates a good convergence towards the solution for synthetic data.


Inverse Problem Current Sheet Synthetic Data Thin Sheet Conductivity Structure 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • V. Barthes
    • 1
  • G. Vasseur
    • 1
  1. 1.Centre Géologique et GéophysiqueUniversité des Sciences et Techniques du LanguedocMontpellier CedexFrance

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