The recently developed induced polarization (IP) mapping technique can be successfully applied to IP dipole-dipole data and includes three types of filters that can be applied to IP pseudosections that have IP anomalies caused by different types of sources. The technique yields a single output value per station; this value reflects all levels of the pseudosection and is suitable for contouring in plan view. It also provides a quantitative picture of IP anomalies in their background or regional settings.
In the 'IPFLTR' program, the application of the three types of IP filters to the IP pseudosection data was programmed in BASIC. The program allows the user to reduce IP field data and to produce IP pseudosections. It includes three filter subprograms, which calculate output data from each filter. The filtered data include a single reading for each station along the pseudosection. These data can be presented as individual IP profiles, or several profiles can be contoured together to produce an IP map. The program can optionally provide simple or complex plots either of the filtered data or of any selected level in the pseudosection.
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Basic program "IPFLTR" for induced polarization data reduction and filtering