AAPG ICE 2016: Incorporating compaction into velocity models
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Vestrum, R.W., Cameron, G.H., and Vestrum, Z.E., 2016, Lithostatic-load effects in geologically constrained model building for foothills anisotropic seismic imaging. AAPG ICE, Barcelona, Spain, 325-325.
- Lithostatic load is another geologic constraint we may apply to areas of low signal and high complexity
- We create more lithologically consistent velocity models by separating out compression effect
- More consistent models improves 3D mapping from 2D lines