Below are the journal publications that have been produced by UBC-GIF. The articles are available for download from the right column and are in .pdf format. Our recent Conference Proceedings and Thesis list are on separate pages.

Journal Publications

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2017 Cowan, D. C., L. P. Song, and D. W. Oldenburg, 2017, Transient VRM Response From a Large Circular Loop Over a Conductive and Magnetically Viscous Half-Space: IEEE Transactions of Geoscience and Remote Sensing. PDF
  Caudillo-Mata, L. A., E. Haber, L. J. Heagy, and C. Schwarzbach, 2017, A framework for the upscaling of the electrical conductivity in the quasi-static Maxwell's equations: Journal of Computational and Applied Mathematics, 317, 388-402. PDF
2016 Mitchell, M. A., and D. W. Oldenburg, 2016, Data quality control methodologies for large, non-conventional DC resistivity datasets: Journal of Applied Geophysics, 135, 163-182. PDF
  Devriese, S. G. R., and D. W. Oldenburg, 2016, Feasibility of electromagnetic methods to detect and image steam-assisted gravity drainage steam chambers: Geophysics, 81, no. 4, E227-E241.  PDF

Kang, S., D. W. Oldenburg, 2016, On recovering distributed IP information from inductive source time domain electromagnetic data: Geophysical Journal International, 207, no. 1, 174-196. 

  Yang, D., D. W. Oldenburg, 2016, Survey decomposition: A scalable framework for 3D controlled-source electromagnetic inversion: Geophysics, 81, no. 2, E69-E87. PDF
  Yang, D., D. W. Oldenburg, 2016, 3D inversion of total magnetic intensity data for time-domain EM at the Lalor massive sulphide deposit: Exploration Geophysics. PDF
  Song, L. P., L. Pasion, N. Lhomme, and D. W. Oldenburg, 2016, Sensor Placement via Optimal Experiment Design in EMI Sensing of Metallic Objects: Mathematical Problems in Engineering. PDF
  Song, L. P., S. D. Billings, L. Pasion, and D. W. Oldenburg, 2016, Transient Electromagnetic Scattering of a Metallic Object Buried in Underwater Sediments: IEEE Trans. Geosci. Remote Sensing, 54 (2), 1061-1072. PDF
  Treister, E., and E. Haber, 2016, A fast marching algorithm for the factored eikonal equation: Journal of Computational Physics, 324, 210-225. PDF
2015 Cockett, R., S. Kang, L. Heagy, A. Pidlisecky, and D. W. Oldenburg, 2015, SimPEG: An open source framework for simulation and gradient based parameter estimation in geophysical applications: Computers and Geosciences, 85, A, 142-154. PDF
  McMillan, M. S., C. Schwarzbach, E. Haber, and D. W. Oldenburg, 2015, 3D parametric hybrid inversion of time-domain airborne
electromagnetic data: Geophysics, 80, no. 6, K25-K36.
  Devriese, S. G. R., and D. W. Oldenburg, 2015, Imaging SAGD steam chambers: traditional ERT vs broadband electromagnetic methods: CSEG Recorder, 40, no. 2, 16-20. PDF
  Song, L. P., D. W. Oldenburg, L. Pasion, S. D. Billings, and L. Beran, 2015, Temporal orthogonal projection inversion technique for EMI sensing of UXO: IEEE Trans. Geosci. Remote Sensing, 53 (2), 1061-1072. PDF
  Rosenkjaer, G. K., E. Gasperikova, G. A. Newman, K. Arnason, and N. J. Lindsey, 2015, Comparison of 3D MT inversions for geothermal exploration: Case studies for Krafla and Hengill geothermal systems in Iceland: Geothermics, 57, 258-274. PDF
  Gasperikova, E., G. K. Rosenkjaer, K. Arnason, G. A. Newman, N. J. Lindsey, 2015, Resistivity characterization of the Krafla and Hengill geothermal fields through 3D MT inverse modeling: Geothermics, 57, 246-257. PDF
2014 McMillan, M. S., and D. W. Oldenburg, 2014, Cooperative constrained inversion of multiple electromagnetic data sets: Geophysics, 79, no. 4, B173-B185. PDF
  Marchant, D., E. Haber, and D. W. Oldenburg, 2014, Three-dimensional modeling of IP effects in time-domain electromagnetic data: Geophysics, 79, no. 6, E303-E314. PDF
  Yang, D., D. W. Oldenburg, and E. Haber, 2014, 3-D inversion of airborne electromagnetic data parallelized and accelerated by local mesh and adaptive soundings, Geophysical Journal International, 196, 1492-1507. PDF
2013 Oldenburg, D. W., E. Haber, and R. Shekhtman, 2013, Three dimensional inversion of multisource time domain electromagnetic data: Geophysics, 78, no. 1, E47-E57. PDF
  Marchant, D., E. Haber, and D. W. Oldenburg, 2013, Inductive source induced polarization, Geophysical Journal International, 192, 602-612. PDF
2012 Beran, L. S., S. Billings, and D. W. Oldenburg, 2012, Regularizing dipole polarizabilities in time-domain electromagnetic inversion: Journal of Applied Geophysics, 85, 59-67. PDF
  Song, L., D. W. Oldenburg, and L. R. Pasion, 2012, Estimating source locations of unexploded ordnance using multiple signal classification algorithm: Geophysics 77, no. 4, WB127-WB135.  PDF
  Holtham E., and D. W. Oldenburg, 2012, Large-scale inversion of ZTEM data: Geophysics, 77, no. 4, WB37-WB45. PDF
  Yang, D., and D. W. Oldenburg, 2012, Three-dimensional inversion of airborne time-domain electromagnetic data with applications to a porphyry deposit: Geophysics, 77, no. 2, B23-B34. PDF
2011 Beran, L. S., S. Billings, and D. W. Oldenburg, 2011, Robust inversion of time-domain electromagnetic data: Application to unexploded ordnance discrimination: Journal of Environmental and Engineering Geophysics, 16, no. 3, 127–141. PDF
  Song, L., L. R. Pasion, S. D. Billings, and D. W. Oldenburg, 2011, Nonlinear inversion for multiple objects in transient electromagnetic induction sensing of unexploded ordnance: Techniques and applications: IEEE Trans. on Geoscience and Remote Sensing, 49, no. 10, 4007-4020. PDF
  Beran, L. S., S. Billings, and D. W. Oldenburg, 2011, Incorporating uncertainty in unexploded ordnance discrimination: IEEE Trans. on Geoscience and Remote Sensing, 49, no. 8, 3071-3080. PDF
2010 Billings, S. D., L. R. Pasion, L. S. Beran, N. Lhomme, L. P. Song, D. W. Oldenburg, K. Kingdon, D. Sinex, and J. Jacobson, 2010, Unexploded ordnance discrimination using magnetic and electromagnetic sensors: Case study from a former military site: Geophysics, 75, 103-114. PDF
  Li, Y., and D. W. Oldenburg, 2010, Rapid construction of equivalent sources using wavelets: Geophysics, 75, 51-59. PDF
  Holtham, E., and D. W. Oldenburg, 2010, Three-dimensional inversion of ZTEM data: Geophysical Journal International, 182, no. 1, 168-182. PDF
2009 Lelièvre, P. G., D. W. Oldenburg, and N. C. Williams, 2009, Integrating geologic and geophysical data through advanced constrained inversions: Exploration Geophysics, 40, no. 4, 334-341. PDF
  Lelièvre, P. G., and D. W. Oldenburg, 2009, A comprehensive study of including structural orientation information in geophysical inversions: Geophysical Journal International, 178, no. 2, 623-637. PDF
  Lelièvre, P. G., and D. W. Oldenburg, 2009, A 3D total magnetization inversion applicable when significant complicated remanence is present: Geophysics, 74, no. 3, L21-L30. PDF
2008 Beran, L. S., and D. W. Oldenburg, 2008, Selecting a discrimination algorithm for unexploded ordnance remediation: IEEE Transactions on Geoscience and Remote Sensing, 46, 2547–2557. PDF
  Song, L. P., and D. W. Oldenburg, 2008, Adaptive Focusing for Source Localization in EMI Sensing of Metallic Objects: A Preliminary Assessment: Journal of Environmental & Engineering Geophysics, 13, 131-145. PDF
2007 Haber, E., D. W. Oldenburg, and R. Shekhtman, 2007, Inversion of time domain three-dimensional electromagnetic data: Geophysical Journal International 171, 550-564. PDF
  Kirkendall, B., Y. Li, and D. W. Oldenburg, 2007, Imaging cargo containers using gravity gradiometry: IEEE Transactions on Geoscience and Remote Sensing, 45, no. 6, 1786-1797. PDF
  Sheffer, M. R., and D. W. Oldenburg, Three-dimensional modelling of streaming potential: Geophysical Journal International, 169, 839-848. PDF
2006 Farquharson, C. G., K. Duckworth, and D. W. Oldenburg, Comparison of integral equation and physical scale modeling of the electromagnetic responses of models with large conductivity contrasts: Geophysics 71, no. 4, G169-G177. PDF
  Lelievre, P. G., and D. W. Oldenburg, Magnetic forward modelling and inversion for high susceptibility: Geophysics Journal International, 166, 76–90. PDF
  Haber, E., D. W. Oldenburg, and R. Shekhtman, Inversion of time domain 3D electromagnetic data: Geophysics Journal International, 171, no. 2, 550-564. PDF
  Chen, J., and D. W. Oldenburg, 2006, A new formula for computation of apparent resistivity in marine magnetometric resistivity data: Geophysics, 71, no. 3, 73-81. PDF
2005 Oldenburg, D. W., R. Eso, S. Napier, and E. Haber, 2005, Controlled Source electromagnetic inversion for resource exploration: First Break, 23, July 2005, 41-48. PDF
  Oldenburg, D.W., and Li, Y., 2005, Geophysical Inversion: A Tutorial, Chapter in SEG volume in Environmental Geophysics, Investigations in Geophysics No.13: Near surface, D. K. Butler, Ed., SEG, 2005. N/A
  Chen, J., D. W. Oldenburg, and E. Haber, 2005, Reciprocity in Electromagnetics: Applications to marine magnetometric resistivity: Physics of Earth and Planetary Interiors, 150, 45 - 61. PDF
2004 Haber, E., U. Ascher, D. W. Oldenburg, 2004, Inversion of 3D electromagnetic data in frequency and time using an inexact all-at-once approach: Geophysics, 69, 1216-1228. PDF
  Farquharson, C.G., and D.W. Oldenburg, 2004, A comparison of automatic techniques for estimating the regularization parameter in nonlinear inverse problems: Geophysical Journal International, 156, pp 411-425. PDF
  Chen J., and D.W. Oldenburg, 2004, Magnetic and electrical fields of direct currents in a layered earth: Exploration Geophysics, 35, no. 2, 157-163. PDF
2003 Oldenburg, D. W., and Y. Li, 2003, On "3-D inversion of gravity and magnetic data with depth resolution" (Maurizio Fedi and Antonio Rapolla: Geophysics, 64, 452–461): Geophysics, 68, no. 1, 400-408. PDF
  Farquharson, C. G., D. W. Oldenburg, and P. S. Routh, 2003, Simultaneous 1D inversion of loop-loop electromagnetic data for magnetic susceptibility and electrical conductivity: Geophysics, 68, 1857-1869. PDF
  Li, Y., and D. W. Oldenburg, 2003, Fast inversion of large-scale magnetic data using wavelet transforms and logarithmic barrier method: Geophysical Journal International, 152, 251-265. PDF
  Billings, S. D., B. R. S. Minty, G. N. Newsam, 2003, Spatial resolution and deconvolution of airborne gamma-ray spectrometry: Geophysics, 68, 1257-1266. PDF
  Aruliah, D., and U. Ascher, 2003, Multigrid preconditioning for time-harmonic Maxwell's equations in 3D: SIAM Journal of Scientific Computing, 24, 702-718. PDF
2002 Billings, S. D., R. K. Beatson, and G. N. Newsam, 2002, Interpolation of geophysical data by continuous global surfaces: Geophysics, 67, 1810-1822. PDF
  Billings, S. D., G. N. Newsam, and R. K. Beatson, 2002, Smooth fitting of geophysical data using continuous global surfaces: Geophysics, 67, 1823-1834. PDF
  Chen, J., E. Haber, and D. W. Oldenburg, 2002, Three-dimensional numerical modelling and inversion of magnetometric resistivity data: Geophysics Journal International, 149, 679-697. PDF
  Haber, E., and U. Ascher, 2002, Fast finite volume simulation of 3D electromagnetic problems with highly discontinuous coefficients: SIAM Journal of Scientific Compututing, 22, 1943-1961. PDF
2001 Haber, E., and U. Ascher, 2001, Fast finite volume simulation of 3D electromagnetic problems with highly discontinuous coefficients: SIAM Journal Scientific Compututing, 22, 1943-1961. PDF
  Li , Y. , and D. W. Oldenburg, 1999, Stable reduction to the pole at the magnetic equator, Geophysics, 66, no. 2, 571-578. PDF
  Aruliah, D., U. Ascher, E. Haber, and D. W. Oldenburg, 2001, A method for the forward modelling of 3D electromagnetic quasi-static problems: Math Modelling Applied Sciences, 11, no. 1, 1-21. PDF
  Haber, E., and U. Ascher, 2001, Preconditioned all-at-once methods for large, sparse parameter estimation problems: Inverse Problems, 17, 1847-1864. PDF
  Routh, P. S., and D.W. Oldenburg, 2001, Electromagnetic coupling in frequency-domain induced polarization: a method for removal: Geophysical Journal International, 145, 59-76. PDF
  Phillips, N., D. W. Oldenburg, J. Chen, Y. Li, and P. S. Routh, 2001, Cost effectiveness of geophysical inversions in mineral exploration: Applications at San Nicolas: The Leading Edge, 20, no. 12, 1351-1360. PDF
  Haber, E., and U. Ascher, 2001, Grid refinement and scaling for distributed parameter estimation problems: Inverse Problems 17, 571-590. PDF
2000 Haber, E., and D. W. Oldenburg, 2000, A GCV based method for nonlinear ill-posed problems: Computational Geosciences, 4, 41-63. PDF
  Li Y., and D. W. Oldenburg, 2000, Incorporating geologic dip information into geophysical inversions: Geophysics, 65, no. 1, 148-157. PDF
  Li Y., and D. W. Oldenburg, 2000, Joint inversion of surface and three-component borehole magnetic data: Geophysics, 65, no. 2, 540-552. PDF
  Haber, E., U. Ascher, D. Aruliah and D. W. Oldenburg, 2000, Fast simulation of 3D electromagnetic problems using potentials: Journal of Computational Physics, 163, 150-171. PDF
  Haber, E., U. Ascher, and D. W. Oldenburg, 2000, On optimization techniques for Solving Nonlinear Inverse Problems: Inverse Problems, 16, 1263 - 1280. PDF
  Zhang, Z., P.S. Routh, D. W. Oldenburg, D. L. Alumbaugh, and G. Q. Newman, 2000, Reconstruction of 1D conductivity from dual-loop EM data: Geophysics, 65, no. 2, 492-501. PDF
  Li Y., and D. W. Oldenburg, 2000, 3-D inversion of induced polarization data: Geophysics, 65, no. 6, 1931-1945. PDF
  Haber, E., 2000, A mixed finite element method for the solution of the magnetostatic problem with highly discontinuous coefficients in 3D: Computational Geosciences, 4, no. 4, 323-336. PDF
1999 Zhang Z., and D. W. Oldenburg, 1999, Simultaneous reconstruction of 1D susceptibility and conductivity from EM data: Geophysics, 64, no. 1, 33-47. PDF
  Farquharson, C. G., and D. W. Oldenburg, and Y. Li, 1999, An Approximate Inversion Algorithm for Time-Domain Electromagnetic Surveys: Journal of Applied Geophysics, 42, 71-80.  PDF
  Farquharson, C. G. and D. W. Oldenburg, 1999, Approximate Sensitivities for the Multi-Dimensional Electromagnetic Inverse Problem in Three-Dimensional Electromagnetics, M. L. Oristaglio and B. R. Spies (eds), SEG, 256-264. N/A
  Li Y., and D. W. Oldenburg, 1999, Estimating depth of investigation in DC resistivity and IP surveys: Geophysics, 64, no. 2, 403-416. PDF
  Routh, P.S., and D. W. Oldenburg, 1999,Inversion of controlled source audio magnetotelluric data for a horizontally layered earth: Geophysics, 64, no. 6, 1689-1697. PDF
1998 Farquharson, C. G., and D. W. Oldenburg, 1998, Nonlinear inversion using general measures of data misfit and model structure: Geophysical Journal International, 134, 213-227.  PDF
  Li Y., and D. W. Oldenburg, 1998, 3D inversion of gravity data: Geophysics, 63, no. 1, 109-119. PDF
  Li Y., and D. W. Oldenburg, 1998, Separation of regional and residual magnetic field data: Geophysics, 63, no. 2, 431-439. PDF
  Oldenburg D. W., Y. Li, C. G. Farquharson, P. Kowalczyk, T. Aravanis, A. King, P. Zhang, and A. Watts, 1998, Applications of Geophysical Inversions in Mineral Exploration Problems: The Leading Edge17, 461 - 465. PDF
1997 Haber E., and D. W. Oldenburg, 1997, Joint inversion: a structural approach: Inverse Problems, 13, 63-77.  PDF
  Haber E., D. W. Oldenburg, T. Farncombe, and A. Celler, 1997, Direct estimation of dynamic parameters in SPECT Tomography: IEEE Transactions on Nuclear Science, 44, no. 6, 2425-2430. PDF
  Oldenburg D. W., Y. Li, and R. G. Ellis, 1997, Inversion of geophysical data over a copper gold porphyry deposit: a case history for Mt. Milligan: Geophysics, 62, no. 5, 1419-1431. PDF
  Yuval, and D. W. Oldenburg, 1997, Computation of Cole-Cole parameters from IP data: Geophysics, 62, no. 2, 436-448. PDF
  Zhang Z., and D. W. Oldenburg, 1997, Recovering Magnetic Susceptibility from EM Data over a 1D Earth: Geophysical Journal International, 130, no. 2, 422-434. PDF
1996 Farquharson, C.G., and D. W. Oldenburg, 1996, Approximate sensitivities for the electromagnetic inverse problem: Geophysical Journal International, 126, 235-252. PDF
  Li Y., and D. W. Oldenburg, 1996, 3-D inversion of magnetic data: Geophysics, 61, no. 2, 394-408. PDF
  Yuval, and D. W. Oldenburg, 1996, DC resistivity and IP methods in acid mine drainage problems: results from the Copper Cliff mine tailings impoundments: Journal of Applied Geophysics, 34, no. 3, 187-198. PDF
1995 Unsworth, M., and D. W. Oldenburg, 1995, Subspace inversion of electromagnetic data: application to mid-ocean-ridge exploration: Geophysical Journal International, 123, no. 1, 161-169.  PDF
1994 Ellis, R. G., and D. W. Oldenburg, 1994, Applied geophysical inversion: Geophysical Journal International, 116, 5-11. PDF
  Ellis, R. G., and D. W. Oldenburg, 1994, The pole-pole 3-D DC resistivity inverse problem: a conjugate gradient approach: Geophysical Journal International, 119, 187-194. PDF
  Li, Y., and D. W. Oldenburg, 1994, Inversion of 3D DC resistivity data using an approximate inverse mapping: Geophysical Journal International, 116, 527-537. PDF
  McGillivray, P. R., D. W. Oldenburg, R. G. Ellis, and T. M. Habashy, 1994, Calculation of sensitivities for the frequency-domain electromagnetic problem: Geophysical Journal International, 116, 1-4. PDF
  Oldenburg, D. W., 1994, Practical strategies for the solution of large scale electromagnetic inverse problems: Radio Science, 26, 1081-1099. PDF
  Oldenburg, D. W., and Y. Li, 1994, Inversion of induced polarization data: Geophysics, 59, 1327-1341. PDF
  Li, Y., and D. W. Oldenburg, 1994, Subspace linear inverse method: Inverse Problems, 10, 915-935. PDF
1993 Ellis, R. G., C. G. Farquharson, and D. W. Oldenburg, 1993, Approximate Inverse Mapping Inversion of the COPROD2 Data: Journal of Geomagnetism and Geoelectricity, 45, no. 9, 1001-1012. N/A
  Farquharson, C. G., and D. W. Oldenburg, 1993, Inversion of time-domain electromagnetic data for a horizontally layered Earth, Geophysical Journal International, 114, 433-442.  PDF
  Oldenburg, D. W., P. R. McGillivray, and R. G. Ellis, 1993, Generalized Subspace Methods for Large-Scale Inverse Problems: Geophysical Journal International, 114, 12-20. PDF
  Oldenburg, D. W., and R. G. Ellis, 1993, Efficient inversion of magnetotelluric data in two dimensions: Physics of the Earth and Planetary Interiors, 81, 177-200. PDF
  Aldridge, D. F., and D. W. Oldenburg, 1993, Two-dimensional Tomographic Inversion with Finite-Difference Traveltimes: Journal of Seismic Exploration 2, 257-274. PDF
1992 Li, Y., and D. W. Oldenburg, 1992, Approximate inverse mappings in DC resistivity problems: Geophysical Journal International, 109, 343-362. PDF
  Aldridge, D. F., and D. W. Oldenburg, 1992, Refractor imaging using an automated wavefront reconstruction method: Geophysics, 57, 378-385. PDF
  Auld, D. R., S. E. Dosso, D. W. Oldenburg, and L. K. Law, 1992, Monitoring temporal change in conductivity in the central Vancouver Island region, an area with past large earthquakes: Canadian Journal of Earth Sciences, 29, 601-608. PDF
1991 Dosso, S. E., and D. W. Oldenburg, 1991, Reply to Comment on Magnetotelluric appraisal using simulated annealing by S. Constable: Geophysical Journal International, 106, 389. PDF
  Dosso, S. E., and D. W. Oldenburg, 1991, Magnetotelluric appraisal using simulated annealing: Geophysical Journal International, 106, 379-385. PDF
  Dosso, S. E., and D. W. Oldenburg, 1991, The similitude equation in magnetotelluric inversion: Geophysical Journal International, 106, 507-509. PDF
  Li, Y., and D.W. Oldenburg, 1991, Aspects of charge density accumulation in DC resistivity experiments: Geophysical Prospecting, 39, 803-826. PDF
  Oldenburg, D. W., and R. G. Ellis, 1991, Inversion of Geophysical Data Using an Approximate Inverse Mapping: Geophysical Journal International, 105, 325-353. PDF
1990 McGillivray, P. R., and D. W. Oldenburg, 1990, Methods for calculating Frechet derivatives and sensitivities for the non-linear inverse problem; a comparative study: Geophysical Prospecting, 38, 499-524. PDF
  Oldenburg, D. W., 1990, Inversion of electromagnetic data; an overview of new techniques: Surveys in Geophysics, 11, 231-270. PDF
  Aldridge, D. F., and D. W. Oldenburg, 1990, Direct current electric potential field associated with two spherical conductors in a whole-space: Geophysical Prospecting, 37, 311-330. PDF