Received February 1978.
THEORY FOR THE BIPOLE-DIPOLE METHOD OF RESISTIVITY SOUNDING*
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Volume 28, Issue 2, pages 297–313, April 1980
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DAS, U.C. and VERMA, S. K. (1980), THEORY FOR THE BIPOLE-DIPOLE METHOD OF RESISTIVITY SOUNDING. Geophysical Prospecting, 28: 297–313. doi: 10.1111/j.1365-2478.1980.tb01227.x
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- Version of Record online: 27 APR 2006
A theory for the bipole-dipole method of resistivity sounding is developed. Bipole-dipole apparent resistivities are related to Schlumberger apparent resistivities at two spacings. The theory can also be used to compute exact dipole-dipole apparent resistivity curves providing an improvement over the existing techniques which involve far field approximations. A comparison of bipole-dipole and dipole-dipole systems reveals the similarity between the two. However, the resolution of the bipole-dipole system depends on the azimuth angle. The flexibility of the theoretical expressions lead to a generalized field scheme independent of the bipolar or dipolar nature of the current source.