By Biondo L. Biondi
Seismic pictures are the most important to ultra-modern exploration and reservoir tracking. '3D Seismic Imaging offers primary innovations and state of the art equipment for imaging mirrored image seismic facts. The booklet coherently offers the most parts of seismic imaging - data-acquisition geometry, migration, and speed estimation - through exposing the hyperlinks that intertwine them. The publication emphasizes graphical figuring out over theoretical improvement. numerous man made and box facts examples illustrate the presentation of mathematical algorithms. the amount features a DVD that features a subset (C3-narrow-azimuth vintage info set) of the SEG-EAGE salt facts set and of the corresponding pace version. The DVD additionally incorporates a entire set of PDF slides that may be used to coach the fabric provided within the booklet. additionally Available:
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The general principle for deriving the weights is to pose migration as an inverse problem. Cohen and Bleistein (1979) did much of the pioneering work and derived the solution for simple background media (constant and horizontally layered media). Beylkin (1985) defined the problem as the inversion of a Radon transform, independent of the particular shape z2ξ +1⁄2xyξ – m1⁄22 . 5) V generalization of Cohen and Bleistein’s results to complex media. Schleicher et al. (1993) reached results equivalent to Figure 1 shows the zero-offset hyperboloid in a 3D perthose of the previous authors, but their derivation was based spective.
The reflections from the steeply dipping flanks present an insurmountable challenge for the simple NMO + stack procedure. Furthermore, the presence of a rugose salt top on the right side of the salt crest also presents problems for the NMO + DMO + stack procedure. 19) × (Nzξ × tan α) × π/3 . is evident from the stacked sections shown in either Figure 8 or Figure 9. 20) for the dipping events. The dipping reflections recorded on the right of the crest might be undercorrected if the true rms velocity, which is displayed in Figure 7, is used.
21 substantially rms velocity function. It is the best image that we can oblarger. tain by time imaging, so we use it as a reference. Figure 11 shows the result of migrating by zero-offset time migration the data cube obtained by NMO + stack Poststack imaging of the (Figure 8). As we expect, the steeply dipping salt flanks are SEG-EAGE salt data set imaged poorly. The image of the steeply dipping salt flank To illustrate the capabilities and limitations of poststack on the left can be improved substantially by applying DMO imaging, we analyze the results obtained by processing a before stacking.