Geophysical measurements of electrical conductivity, magnetic fields, and gamma radiation at the Oak Ridge Reservation exhibited multifractality (fractal and multiscaling), to varying degrees, in both the north-south and east-west directions. The multiscaling was anisotropic, and the underlying statistics of the fields were in general non- Gaussian. We fitted the multifractal model of Schertzer and Lovejoy to the data. The model appears to be able to simulate a wide range of fields and to reproduce the negative skewness of the data histograms. For brevity, only our analysis of the magnetic data is reported here.
All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes
- Geotechnical Engineering and Engineering Geology