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By Richard D. Miller, John H. Bradford, Klaus Holliger

Published by means of the yankee Geophysical Union as a part of the Geophysical improvement sequence, quantity 15.

Advances in Near-surface Seismology and Ground-penetrating Radar (SEG Geophysical advancements sequence No. 15) is a set of unique papers via popular and revered authors from world wide. applied sciences utilized in the applying of near-surface seismology and ground-penetrating radar have noticeable major advances within the final a number of years. either tools have benefited from new processing instruments, elevated laptop speeds, and an elevated number of applications.

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M. Harris, 2004, Seismic attenuation due to wave-induced flow: Journal of Geophysical Research, 109, B01201. Ranguelova, E. D. dissertation, University of Dublin. Scho¨n, J. , 1996, Physical properties of rocks: Fundamentals and principles of petrophysics: Elsevier Science Publishing Company, Inc. Sen, P. , C. Scala, and M. H. Cohen, 1981, A self-similar model for sedimentary rocks with application to the dielectric constant of fused glass beads: Geophysics, 46, 781–795. , and B. Bergman, 2006, A traveltime reciprocity inaccuracy in the Podvin & Lecomte time3d finite difference algorithm: Geophysical Journal International, 165, no.

The damping factor also acts as a constraint on the model space (Tarantola, 1987). By adjusting the damping factor, we can improve processing speed and guarantee the stable convergence of the inversion. In practice, we need to try several different values of l to find a proper damping factor. Employing the SVD technique to minimize the objective function (equation 3) allows us to change the damping factor (l) without recalculating the inverse matrix of (A TA þ lI), where A ¼ LJ. The solution is Dx ¼ V(L2 þ lI)À1 LUT d, (4) where matrix A is decomposed as A ¼ ULV T; U and V are a semiorthogonal and an orthogonal matrix, respectively; L is a diagonal matrix that holds singular values L1 !

10 Advances in Near-surface Seismology and Ground-penetrating Radar Figure 5. 5 m, z ¼ 6 m for the Thur River site (see Figure 3), where the volume is the region in which the values of the PSFs are at least 33% of the values at the model cell of interest. Normalized PSFs for the seismic model obtained by joint inversion have a smaller spatial support (c) but are also influenced by the radar model (d) over a similar region. Corresponding PSFs for a radar cell show the influence of the (e) seismic and (f) radar models.

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