second derivative Acceleration due to gravity (g) is the first derivative of the gravity potential field. Where g varies with horizontal distance (due to anomalies), then the gradient in the direction of the variation is the second derivative. Such computations exaggerate noise, as well as highlighting maxima and minima in the gravity field.
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