Volume 61 Number 6
  • E-ISSN: 1365-2478



The computation of traveltimes in a transverse isotropic medium with a tilted symmetry axis tilted transversely isotropic is very important both for modelling and inversion. We develop a simple analytical procedure to map the traveltime function from a transverse isotropic medium with a vertical symmetry axis (vertical transversely isotropic) to a tilted transversely isotropic medium by applying point‐by‐point mapping of the traveltime function. This approach can be used for kinematic modelling and inversion in layered tilted transversely isotropic media.


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  • Article Type: Research Article
Keyword(s): Moveout , Traveltimes and TTI media
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