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Migration and coherency stacking of the Friendswood reverse vertical seismic profile (VSP) data
Author(s): Tamas Nemeth
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Paper Abstract

In this paper I apply two processing methods to reverse VSP data: iterative conjugate gradient migration and coherency stacking. Iterative conjugate gradient migration helps to eliminate the migration artifacts and produce a reflectivity distribution which is consistent with the observed seismogram. The second method, coherent stacking, helps to coherently stack the prestack migrated sections to produce a more highly resolved composite migrated section. Numerical results show that these procedures are capable of eliminating a fault-like artifact from the conventionally processed VSP migrated section.

Paper Details

Date Published: 23 September 1994
PDF: 9 pages
Proc. SPIE 2301, Mathematical Methods in Geophysical Imaging II, (23 September 1994); doi: 10.1117/12.187484
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Tamas Nemeth, Univ. of Utah (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 2301:
Mathematical Methods in Geophysical Imaging II
Siamak Hassanzadeh, Editor(s)

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