Advances in Geophysics, Vol. 41 by Renata Dmowska, Barry Saltzman

By Renata Dmowska, Barry Saltzman

This sequence presents a venue for longer experiences of present advances in geophysics. Written at a degree obtainable to graduate scholars, the articles serve to develop wisdom of varied fields and should be worthy in classes and seminars.

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M is the associated fraction of described data variance. The dagger on the vector u m indicates the conjugate transpose. 1. Four eigenvalues Žeach indicating the fractional data variance explained by an associated empirical eigenvector which describes the temporal variation of a particular fixed anomaly pattern. are established as significant relative to spatially correlated noise in the multivariate data set ŽFig. 8.. The significance criterion is based on the PCA selection ‘‘rule N,’’ modified to take into account the reduction in spatial degrees of freedom owing to spatial autocorrelation ŽPreisendorfer, 1988..

Thus, the MTM-SVD technique provides a philosophical appeal over conventional multivariate techniques in an exploratory data analysis setting. In this section, we describe details of the MTM-SVD method, including the techniques for signal detection, signal reconstruction, and confidence level and significance estimation. We demonstrate that the method provides the correct null inferences when applied to a class of spatially correlated colored- Žred-. noise processes. 1. 1. Signal Detection The MTM-SVD signal-detection method makes use of the mutual information available from each of the K spectral estimates available at each frequency f in a multivariate data set of ‘‘spatial dimension’’ M.

M , as before, describes the associated fraction of data variance. Because phase information is maintained in this procedure, standing and traveling oscillatory signals in the data set are described more faithfully Žsee Preisendorfer, 1988, Chapter 12.. The primary limitation of CH-PCA is that spectral estimates for the neighboring frequency estimates treated as independent random variables are in fact correlated, introducing a statistical dependence that is difficult to assess in interpreting the results of the eigendecomposition.

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