GPGN 605 - Inversion Theory

Description
(II) Introductory course in inverting geophysical observations for inferring earth structure and processes. Techniques discussed include: Monte-Carlo procedures, Marquardt-Levenburg optimization, and generalized linear inversion. In addition, aspects of probability theory, data and model resolution, uniqueness considerations, and the use of a priori constraints are presented. Students are required to apply the inversion methods described to a problem of their choice and present the results as an oral and written report. Prerequisite: MATH225 and knowledge of a scientific programming language. 3 hours lecture; 3 semester hours.
Credits
3
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Recent Semesters
Spring 2019, Spring 2017, Spring 2016
Offered
MWF, TuTh
Avg. Class Size
15
Avg. Sections
1