There are very few applications of full waveform inversion (FWI) on land data. This is commonly attributed to data-specific challenges. However, modern broadband full-azimuth (FAZ) land surveys offer an extraordinary opportunity for applying FWI. They have dense surface and offset sampling X and Y directions, and contain very low frequencies down to 1.5 Hz. We demonstrate in this study and in other real data examples from the Sultanate of Oman that it is possible to benefit from the broadband spectrum of modern land acquisitions to obtain a high resolution velocity model reliably using FWI.


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