Geological objects and physical parameter fields in the subsurface : a review .

Guillaume Caumon. ( 2017 )
in: 2017 Ring Meeting, pages 1--17, ASGA

Abstract

Geologists and geophysicists often approach the study of the Earth using different and complementary perspectives. To simplify, geologists like to define and study objects and make hypotheses about their origin, whereas geophysicists often see the earth as a large, mostly unknown multivariate parameter field controlling complex physical processes. This chapter discusses some strategies to combine both approaches. In particular, I review some practical and theoretical frameworks associating petrophysical heterogeneities to the geometry and the history of geological objects. These frameworks open interesting perspectives to define prior parameter space in geophysical inverse problems, which can be consequential in under-constrained cases.

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@INPROCEEDINGS{Caumon2017,
    author = { Caumon, Guillaume },
     title = { Geological objects and physical parameter fields in the subsurface : a review . },
 booktitle = { 2017 Ring Meeting },
    volume = { d },
    number = { September },
      year = { 2017 },
     pages = { 1--17 },
 publisher = { ASGA },
  abstract = { Geologists and geophysicists often approach the study of the Earth using different and complementary perspectives. To simplify, geologists like to define and study objects and make hypotheses about their origin, whereas geophysicists often see the earth as a large, mostly unknown multivariate parameter field controlling complex physical processes. This chapter discusses some strategies to combine both approaches. In particular, I review some practical and theoretical frameworks associating petrophysical heterogeneities to the geometry and the history of geological objects. These frameworks open interesting perspectives to define prior parameter space in geophysical inverse problems, which can be consequential in under-constrained cases. }
}