Inverse problems in remote sensing. Progress report

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Research was conducted to improve on presently used techniques for mapping soundspeed variations in the earth by monitoring the return from seismic probes. For small variations in the propagation speed, a linear integral equation was derived for that soundspeed variation. The integral equation is sufficiently general to characterize the placement of sources and receivers. The integral equation was solved in closed form for most of the source-receiver configurations of practical interest. The problem of dealing with the imperfect and incomplete data obtained in the real world was also confronted. The realistically constrained solution was implemented on the computer for a ... continued below

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Bleistein, N. May 16, 1977.

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Research was conducted to improve on presently used techniques for mapping soundspeed variations in the earth by monitoring the return from seismic probes. For small variations in the propagation speed, a linear integral equation was derived for that soundspeed variation. The integral equation is sufficiently general to characterize the placement of sources and receivers. The integral equation was solved in closed form for most of the source-receiver configurations of practical interest. The problem of dealing with the imperfect and incomplete data obtained in the real world was also confronted. The realistically constrained solution was implemented on the computer for a source-receiver configuration commonly used in seismic profiling. This latter project has dominated much of the research effort over the recent contract period.

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  • Report No.: COO-2482-6
  • Grant Number: EY-76-S-02-2482
  • DOI: 10.2172/5368498 | External Link
  • Office of Scientific & Technical Information Report Number: 5368498
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc1070585

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Bleistein, N. Inverse problems in remote sensing. Progress report, report, May 16, 1977; United States. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc1070585/: accessed April 22, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.