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ISRN Geophysics
Volume 2013, Article ID 124706, 10 pages
Research Article

Estimating the Thickness of Sedimentation within Lower Benue Basin and Upper Anambra Basin, Nigeria, Using Both Spectral Depth Determination and Source Parameter Imaging

1Department of Physics, Federal University of Technology P.M.B. 65 Minna, Niger State, Nigeria
2Department of Physics, University of Abuja, P.M.B. 117Abuja, Nigeria

Received 31 March 2013; Accepted 22 April 2013

Academic Editors: A. Donnellan and S. Pullammanappallil

Copyright © 2013 Adetona A. Abbass and Abu Mallam. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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