The main pyGIMLi publication can be found here: Citing pyGIMLi.

Extended abstracts and publications about pyGIMLi and BERT


C. Rücker, T. Günther, F. Wagner. PyGIMLi - Eine Open Source Python Bibliothek zur Inversion und Modellierung in der Geophysik. In 75. Jahrestagung der Deutschen Geophysikalischen Gesellschaft (DGG), Hannover 2015. 2015.


C. Rücker, T. Günther, F. Wagner. PyGIMLi - An Open Source Python Library for Inversion and Modelling in Geophysics. In 78th EAGE Conference and Exhibition 2016, WS08-Open Source Software in Applied Geosciences. 2016. doi:10.3997/2214-4609.201601651.

Other publications that have used pyGIMLi


Coscia, I., Greenhalgh, S., Linde, N., Doetsch, J., Marescot, L., Günther, T., and Green, A. 3D crosshole apparent resistivity static inversion and monitoring of a coupled river-aquifer system. Geophysics, 76(2):G49–59, 2011. doi:10.1190/1.3553003.


Costabel, Stephan and Günther, Thomas. Noninvasive Estimation of Water Retention Parameters by Observing the Capillary Fringe with Magnetic Resonance Sounding. Vadose Zone Journal, 13(6):14, 2014. URL:, doi:10.2136/vzj2013.09.0163.


Costabel, Stephan, Günther, Thomas, Dlugosch, Raphael, and Müller-Petke, Mike. Torus-nuclear magnetic resonance: Quasicontinuous airborne magnetic resonance profiling by using a helium-filled balloon. GEOPHYSICS, 81(4):WB119–WB129, jun 2016. URL:, doi:10.1190/geo2015-0467.1.


Günther, T. and Müller-Petke, M. Hydraulic properties at the North Sea island of Borkum derived from joint inversion of magnetic resonance and electrical resistivity soundings. Hydrology and Earth System Sciences, 16(9):3279–3291, 2012. doi:10.5194/hess-16-3279-2012.


Günther, T. and Rücker, C. A new joint inversion approach applied to the combined tomography of dc resistivity and seismic refraction data. In Ext. Abstract, 19. EEGS annual meeting (SAGEEP), 02.-06.04.2006; Seattle, USA. 2006. doi:10.4133/1.2923578.


Günther, Thomas. On Inversion of Frequency Domain Electromagnetic Data in Salt Water Problems - Sensitivity and Resolution. In Ext. Abstr., 19th European Meeting of Environmental and Engineering Geophysics, Bochum, Germany. 2013. doi:10.3997/2214-4609.20131387.


Günther, Thomas and Martin, Tina. Spectral two-dimensional inversion of frequency-domain induced polarisation data from a mining slag heap. Journal of Applied Geophysics, 135:436–448, 2016. doi:10.1016/j.jappgeo.2016.01.008.


Günther, T., Martin, T., and Rücker, C. Spectral Inversion of SIP field data using pyGIMLi/BERT. In Ext. Abstr., 4th International Workshop on Induced Polarization, Aarhus, Denmark. 2016.


Günther, Thomas, Dlugosch, Raphael, Holland, Raphael, and Yaramanci, Ugur. Aquifer characterization using coupled inversion of MRS & DC/IP data on a hydrogeophysical test-site. In Ext. Abstract, 23. EEGS annual meeting (SAGEEP), April 11-14, 2010; Keystone, CO., volume 23, 302–307. 2010. doi:10.4133/1.3445447.


Hellman, Kristofer, Ronczka, Mathias, Günther, Thomas, Wennermark, Marcus, Rücker, Carsten, and Dahlin, Torleif. Structurally coupled inversion of ERT and refraction seismic data combined with cluster-based model integration. Journal of Applied Geophysics, 143:169–181, aug 2017. URL:, doi:10.1016/j.jappgeo.2017.06.008.


Hupfer, Sarah, Martin, Tina, Weller, Andreas, Günther, Thomas, Kuhn, Kerstin, Ngninjio, Victorien Djotsa Nguimeya, and Noell, Ursula. Polarization effects of unconsolidated sulphide-sand-mixtures. Journal of Applied Geophysics, 135:456–465, dec 2016. doi:10.1016/j.jappgeo.2015.12.003.


Igel, J., Stadler, S., and Günther, T. High-resolution investigation of the capillary transition zone and its influence on GPR signatures. In Ext. Abstr., SAGEEP, Denver, USA. 2016.


Loewer, M., Günther, T., Igel, J., Kruschwitz, S., Martin, T., and Wagner, N. Ultra-broad-band electrical spectroscopy of soils and sediments—a combined permittivity and conductivity model. Geophysical Journal International, 210(3):1360–1373, jun 2017. URL:, doi:10.1093/gji/ggx242.


Loewer, Markus, Igel, Jan, and Wagner, Norman. Spectral Decomposition of Soil Electrical and Dielectric Losses and Prediction of In Situ GPR Performance. IEEE J. Sel. Top. Appl. Earth Observations Remote Sensing, 9(1):212–230, 2016. URL:, doi:10.1109/jstars.2015.2424152.


Ronczka, Mathias, Hellman, Kristofer, Günther, Thomas, Wisén, Roger, and Dahlin, Torleif. Electric resistivity and seismic refraction tomography: a challenging joint underwater survey at Äspö hard rock laboratory. Solid Earth, 8(3):671–682, jun 2017. URL:, doi:10.5194/se-8-671-2017.


Rücker, C. Advanced Electrical Resistivity Modelling and Inversion using Unstructured Discretization. PhD thesis, University of Leipzig, 2011.


Rücker, Carsten, Günther, Thomas, and Wagner, Florian. pyGIMLi: an open-source library for modelling and inversion in geophysics. Computers & Geosciences, 2017.


Ullmann, A., Wiederhold, H., Günther, T., and Siemon, B. Hydrogeophysics at the Elbe-Weser estuary prior to groundwater modelling. In Ext. Abstr., Near Surface Geoscience 2015, Turin, Italy. 2015.


Wagner, F., Günther, T., Schmidt-Hattenberger, C., and Maurer, H. Constructive optimization of electrode locations for target-focused resistivity monitoring. Geophysics, 80(2):E29–E40, 2015. doi:10.1190/geo2014-0214.1.

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