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Volume 24 Number 2
  • E-ISSN: 1365-2478

Abstract

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From a gravity profile over a truncated horizontal plate, the horizontal derivative and, by means of the Hilbert Transform, the vertical derivative are obtained.

When the horizontal derivative is plotted against the vertical derivative, the axis of symmetry of the resulting curve is inclined at the angle of dip of the face of the truncated plate. The depths to the upper and lower surfaces of the plate can be obtained uniquely from the symmetrical figure. Because of the derivatives being used, the method avoids the difficulties which arise from other methods of interpretation which depend upon a knowledge of the position of the origin of the gravity field data. The entire procedure for interpretation can be accommodated on a programmable calculator. An illustrative example is given.

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