Anisotropy signature in extended images from reverse-time migration
KAUST DepartmentPhysical Sciences and Engineering (PSE) Division
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AbstractReverse-time migration can accurately image complex geologic structures in anisotropic media. Extended images at selected locations in the earth, i.e. at common-image-point gathers (CIPs), carry enough information to characterize the angle-dependent illumination and to provide measurements for migration velocity analysis. Furthermore, inaccurate anisotropy leaves a distinctive signature in CIPs, which can be used to evaluate anisotropy through techniques similar to the ones used in conventional wavefield tomography.
PublisherSociety of Exploration Geophysicists
Conference/Event nameSEG Technical Program Expanded Abstracts 2012