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Field continuation and the step model in aeromagnetic interpretation

December 31, 1966

Downward continuation of the field in the neighborhood of a singularity of a magnetic anomaly is used to render the anomaly more two‐dimensional, to make the bottom of the causal body more remote, and to obtain an auxiliary function, φ (O, z), by means of which the anomaly may be interpreted in terms of an equivalent vertical contact or step model. The concept of “apparent depth” is introduced and used in studying depth extent and susceptibility. The methods are illustrated with theoretical and practical examples.

Publication Year 1966
Title Field continuation and the step model in aeromagnetic interpretation
DOI 10.1111/j.1365-2478.1966.tb02252.x
Authors Roland G. Henderson
Publication Type Article
Publication Subtype Journal Article
Series Title Geophysical Prospecting
Index ID 70217836
Record Source USGS Publications Warehouse