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Abstract

Summary

We demonstrate reflection FWI on a less-than-ideal 3D narrow-azimuth towed-streamer dataset that contains little refracted energy and that is deficit in low frequencies. We begin from a very simple starting model built rapidly from stacking velocities. We fist use an FWI scheme that alternates between a migration-like and a tomography-like stage, showing that this can both recover the background velocity model and generate high vertical resolution. We follow this by using global inversion to build the long-wavelength anisotropy model. Finally, we use more-conventional reflection-based FWI to introduce the full range of wavelengths into the recovered velocity model, and show that this both migrates the reflection data and is structurally conformable with the reflections.

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2018-06-11
2019-12-08
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