• Rômulo A. N. Oliveira
  • Fátima N. B. Magno
  • João F. Souza
  • Klaus Cozzolino
  • Gervásio P. S. Cavalcante



conductiv, electric field, inversion, parabolic equations, permittivity


This paper presents an inversion methodology through weighted least squares to obtain the electrical parameters for the soil of a typical mid-western region in Brazil using the model based in the formalism of the parabolic equations to calculate the electric field intensity received. To validate this methodology, the results of the radio signal measurement campaign conducted in six radial routes leaving the city of Brasilia, Federal District, where the transmitter was located, were used. The measurements were compared to computer simulations and, thus, the optimal values for the electric conductivity and relative permittivity for the soil of the region could be estimated. Finally, a quantitative analysis of these parameters was performed with the values found in the literature, which demonstrated the effectiveness of the proposed methodology


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How to Cite

Rômulo A. N. Oliveira, Fátima N. B. Magno, João F. Souza, Klaus Cozzolino, & Gervásio P. S. Cavalcante. (2015). INVERSION METHOD FOR OBTAINING ELECTRICAL PARAMETERS FOR SOIL IN THE RURAL REGION IN BRAZIL. Journal of Microwaves, Optoelectronics and Electromagnetic Applications (JMOe), 14(1), 110–120.



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