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Emerging Directions in Geophysical Inversion

  title={Emerging Directions in Geophysical Inversion},
  author={Andrew P Valentine and Malcolm Sambridge},
Geophysics is built upon indirect information. We cannot travel deep into the Earth to directly measure rheological properties, nor journey back through geological time to record the planet’s tectonic evolution. Instead, we must draw inferences from whatever observations we can make, constrained as we are to the Earth’s surface and the present day. Inevitably, such datasets are sparse, incomplete, and contaminated with signals from many unknown events and processes. We therefore rely on a… 


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