We present a new 1D inversion algorithm for potential field data, which consists in the inversion of vertical soundings of data at different altitudes. The inversion of multiple 1D vertical gravity/magnetic soundings is made over the same source-volume, which is a finite volume of layers of different densities, for interpreting anomalies along a profile or over a measurement surface. The inversion algorithm was tested on synthetic data and on a real case, relative to gravity data referred to a sedimentary basin in Nevada, USA.


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