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dc.contributor.authorAlkhalifah, Tariq Ali
dc.contributor.authorWu, Z.
dc.contributor.authorSong, Chao
dc.date.accessioned2020-06-09T13:03:37Z
dc.date.available2020-06-09T13:03:37Z
dc.date.issued2018-10-16
dc.identifier.citationSong, C., Alkhalifah, T., & Wu, Z. (2018). Waveform Inversion of Passive Seismic Data Using Multi-Scattered Energy. 80th EAGE Conference and Exhibition 2018. doi:10.3997/2214-4609.201801056
dc.identifier.isbn9789462822542
dc.identifier.doi10.3997/2214-4609.201801056
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10754/663475
dc.description.abstractLocating micro-seismic events highly relies on the velocity accuracy. Full waveform inversion (FWI) has the potential to invert velocity and micro-seismic source image simultaneously. However, waveform inversion in the micro-seismic case is dominated by transmission energy, which results in poor illumination and low resolution. We develop a waveform inversion using multi-scattered energy for passive seismic data to extract more information out of the data. By utilizing transmission information from the single- or double-scattered wavefield, computed from a predicted scatter field acting as secondary sources, we can provide better illumination of the velocity model. The inversion results on Marmousi model show that by taking advantage of multi-scattered energy and starting from a reasonable frequency (3Hz), the proposed method can yield better inverted velocity models and source images compared with conventional FWI.
dc.description.sponsorshipWe thank KAUST for its support and the SWAG group for the collaborative environment. We thank H. Wang and M. Kalita for fruitful discussions and suggestions. This work utilized the resources of the Supercomputing Laboratory at King Abdullah University of Science and Technology (KAUST) in Thuwal, Saudi Arabia, and we are grateful for that.
dc.publisherEAGE Publications
dc.relation.urlhttp://www.earthdoc.org/publication/publicationdetails/?publication=92444
dc.rightsArchived with thanks to EAGE Publications BV
dc.titleWaveform inversion of passive seismic data using multi-scattered energy
dc.typeConference Paper
dc.contributor.departmentEarth Science and Engineering Program
dc.contributor.departmentPhysical Science and Engineering (PSE) Division
dc.contributor.departmentSeismic Wave Analysis Group
dc.conference.date2018-06-11 to 2018-06-14
dc.conference.name80th EAGE Conference and Exhibition 2018: Opportunities Presented by the Energy Transition
dc.conference.locationCopenhagen, DNK
dc.eprint.versionPre-print
kaust.personAlkhalifah, Tariq Ali
kaust.personWu, Z.
kaust.personSong, Chao
dc.identifier.eid2-s2.0-85083936560
kaust.acknowledged.supportUnitSupercomputing Laboratory
kaust.acknowledged.supportUnitSWAG group


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