### Abstract

Based on the Golmshtok formulation and basic equations, a computer solution is proposed for a direct sedimentation heat-flow problem - the calculation of the temperature distribution in sediments at any instant of geologic time. A number of integrals in the solution are reduced to an explicit form, and numerical integration is performed to a preset accuracy. The inverse heat-flow problem - the determination of basement heat-flow (unaffected by sedimentation) from borehole temperature measurements - is formulated.

Original language | English |
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Pages (from-to) | 523-536 |

Number of pages | 14 |

Journal | Geology of the Pacific Ocean |

Volume | 12 |

Issue number | 3 |

Publication status | Published - 1996 |

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*Geology of the Pacific Ocean*,

*12*(3), 523-536.

**Solution of direct and inverse sedimentation heat-flow problems.** / Isaev, V. I.; Volkova, N. A.; Nim, T. V.

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*Geology of the Pacific Ocean*, vol. 12, no. 3, pp. 523-536.

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TY - JOUR

T1 - Solution of direct and inverse sedimentation heat-flow problems

AU - Isaev, V. I.

AU - Volkova, N. A.

AU - Nim, T. V.

PY - 1996

Y1 - 1996

N2 - Based on the Golmshtok formulation and basic equations, a computer solution is proposed for a direct sedimentation heat-flow problem - the calculation of the temperature distribution in sediments at any instant of geologic time. A number of integrals in the solution are reduced to an explicit form, and numerical integration is performed to a preset accuracy. The inverse heat-flow problem - the determination of basement heat-flow (unaffected by sedimentation) from borehole temperature measurements - is formulated.

AB - Based on the Golmshtok formulation and basic equations, a computer solution is proposed for a direct sedimentation heat-flow problem - the calculation of the temperature distribution in sediments at any instant of geologic time. A number of integrals in the solution are reduced to an explicit form, and numerical integration is performed to a preset accuracy. The inverse heat-flow problem - the determination of basement heat-flow (unaffected by sedimentation) from borehole temperature measurements - is formulated.

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M3 - Article

VL - 12

SP - 523

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JO - Geology of the Pacific Ocean

JF - Geology of the Pacific Ocean

SN - 8755-755X

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