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Seismic Imaging and Illumination with Internal Multiples

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dc.contributor.author Malcolm, Alison E.
dc.contributor.author Ursin, Bjørn
dc.contributor.author de Hoop, Maarten V.
dc.contributor.other Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Earth Resources Laboratory en_US
dc.date.accessioned 2012-01-11T23:03:55Z
dc.date.available 2012-01-11T23:03:55Z
dc.date.issued 2008
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/1721.1/68204
dc.description.abstract If singly scattered seismic waves illuminate the entirety of a subsurface structure of interest, standard methods can be applied to image it. It is generally the case, however, that with a combination of restricted acquisition geometry and imperfect velocity models, it is not possible to illuminate all structures with only singly scattered waves. We present an approach to use multiply scattered waves to illuminate structures not sensed by singly scattered waves. It can be viewed as a refinement of past work in which a method to predict artifacts in imaging with multiply scattered waves was developed. We propose an algorithm and carry out numerical experiments, representative of imaging of the bottom and flanks of salt, demonstrating the effectiveness of our approach. en_US
dc.description.sponsorship Dutch National Science Foundation (grant number NWO:VIVI865.03.007) en_US
dc.description.sponsorship StatoilHydro en_US
dc.description.sponsorship Norwegian Research Council (ROSE project) en_US
dc.description.sponsorship Geo-Mathematical Imaging Group en_US
dc.publisher Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Earth Resources Laboratory en_US
dc.relation.ispartofseries Earth Resources Laboratory Industry Consortia Annual Report;2008-01
dc.title Seismic Imaging and Illumination with Internal Multiples en_US
dc.type Technical Report en_US
dc.contributor.mitauthor Malcolm, Alison E.
dspace.orderedauthors Malcolm, Alison E.; Ursin, Bjørn; de Hoop, Maarten V. en_US


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