Journal of
Geology and Mining Research

  • Abbreviation: J. Geol. Min. Res.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN: 2006-9766
  • DOI: 10.5897/JGMR
  • Start Year: 2009
  • Published Articles: 176

Full Length Research Paper

Interpretation of high resolution aeromagnetic data to determine sedimentary thickness over part of Bida Basin, North Central Nigeria

Oke I. Okwokwo
  • Oke I. Okwokwo
  • Department of Physics, Faculty of Science, University of Abuja, Nigeria.
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Adebayo A. Adetona
  • Adebayo A. Adetona
  • Department of Physics, School of Physical Science, Federal University of Technology Minna, Nigeria.
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Taiwo Adewumi
  • Taiwo Adewumi
  • Department of Physics, Faculty of Science, Federal University Lafia, Nigeria.
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Sunday O. Adediran
  • Sunday O. Adediran
  • Department of Physics, Faculty of Science, University of Ilorin, Nigeria.
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  •  Received: 11 May 2018
  •  Accepted: 09 July 2018
  •  Published: 31 August 2018


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Biswas A, Acharya T (2016). A Very Fast Simulated Annealing method for inversion of magnetic anomaly over semi-infinite vertical rod-type structure. Modeling Earth Systems and Environment 2(4):198.


Biswas A, Mandal,A, Sharma SP, Mohanty WK (2014). Integrating apparent conductance in resistivity sounding to constrain 2D Gravity modeling for subsurface structure associated with uranium mineralization across South Purulia Shear Zone. International Journal of Geophysics, 2014, Article ID 691521, 1–8. 


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Bemsen IE, Onwuemesi AG, Anakwuba EK, Chinwuko AI, Usman AO, Okonkwo CC (2013). Spectral Analysis of Aeromagnetic Data over Part of the Southern Bida basin, West-Central Nigeria. International Journal of Fundamental Physical Sciences 3:27-31.


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Salako KA, Udensi EE (2013). Spectral Depth Analysis of part of upper Benue Trough and Bornu Basin, Northeast Nigeria, using Aeromagnetic data. International Journal of Science and Research 2(8).


Adewumi T, Salako KA, Salami MK, Mohammed MA, Udensi EE (2017). Sedimentary Thickness using Spectral analysis of Aermagnetic data over part of Bornu Basin, Northeast, Nigeria. Asian Journal of Physical and Chemical Science 2(1):1-8.


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