Articles | Volume 10, issue 1
Research article
25 Jan 2019
Research article |  | 25 Jan 2019

Integration of geoscientific uncertainty into geophysical inversion by means of local gradient regularization

Jeremie Giraud, Mark Lindsay, Vitaliy Ogarko, Mark Jessell, Roland Martin, and Evren Pakyuz-Charrier


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AR by Jeremie Giraud on behalf of the Authors (05 Nov 2018)  Author's response   Manuscript 
ED: Referee Nomination & Report Request started (06 Nov 2018) by Michal Malinowski
RR by Colin Farquharson (25 Nov 2018)
ED: Publish as is (30 Nov 2018) by Michal Malinowski
ED: Publish as is (05 Dec 2018) by J. Huw Davies (Executive editor)
AR by Jeremie Giraud on behalf of the Authors (07 Dec 2018)
Short summary
We propose the quantitative integration of geology and geophysics in an algorithm integrating the probability of observation of rocks with gravity data to improve subsurface imaging. This allows geophysical modelling to adjust models preferentially in the least certain areas while honouring geological information and geophysical data. We validate our algorithm using an idealized case and apply it to the Yerrida Basin (Australia), where we can recover the geometry of buried greenstone belts.