Citing pyGIMLi

If you use pyGIMLi for your work, please cite this paper as:

Rücker, C., Günther, T., Wagner, F.M., 2017. pyGIMLi: An open-source library for modelling and inversion in geophysics, Computers and Geosciences, 109, 106-123, doi: 10.1016/j.cageo.2017.07.011.

Scripts to reproduce the figures in the paper can be found at

BibTeX code:

  title = "{pyGIMLi}: An open-source library for modelling and inversion in geophysics",
  journal = "Computers and Geosciences",
  volume = "109",
  number = "",
  pages = "106--123",
  year = "2017",
  issn = "0098-3004",
  doi = "10.1016/j.cageo.2017.07.011",
  url = "",
  author = "Carsten R\"ucker and Thomas G\"unther and Florian M. Wagner"

Other studies and extended abstracts about pyGIMLi


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.


Günther, T., Dlugosch, R., Holland, R., and Yaramanci, U. 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.


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.


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


Wagner, F., Rücker, C., and Günther, T. Reproducible hydrogeophysical inversions through the open-source library pygimli. In AGU Fall Meeting, New Orleans, 11-15 Dec 2017, Open-Source Software in the Geosciences (NS41B-0016). 2017. invited. URL:, doi:10.5281/zenodo.1095621.


Wagner, F., Rücker, C., Günther, T., Dinsel, F., Skibbe, N., Weigand, M., and Hase, J. Open-source hydrogeophysical modeling and inversion with pygimli 1.1: recent advances and examples in research and education. In EGU General Assembly 2020, Online Meeting. 2020. invited. doi:10.5194/egusphere-egu2020-18751.