KAUST DepartmentEarth Science and Engineering Program
Physical Science and Engineering (PSE) Division
Seismic Wave Analysis Group
Embargo End Date2021-12-30
Permanent link to this recordhttp://hdl.handle.net/10754/668215
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AbstractPure mode wave propagation is important in applications ranging from imaging to avoiding parameter tradeoff in waveform inversion. We propose new artifact-free approximations for pure P- and S-waves in a transversely isotropic medium with vertical symmetry axis. Our approximations are very accurate compared to other known approximations as it is not based on weak anisotropy assumptions. As a result, the S-wave approximation can reproduce the group velocity triplications in strongly anisotropic media.
CitationStovas, A., Alkhalifah, T., & Waheed, U. B. (2020). Pure P- and S-Wave Equations in Anisotropic Media. 82nd EAGE Annual Conference & Exhibition. doi:10.3997/2214-4609.202010297
SponsorsFirst author would like to acknowledge GAMES project at NTNU. We also like to thank our respective institutes NTNU, KAUST, and KFUPM.
Conference/Event name82nd EAGE Conference & Exhibition 2020