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2010 Geophysical Prospecting: Understanding anisotropic imaging problems


Vestrum, R.W., and Lawton, D.C., 2010, Reflection point sideslip and smear in imaging below dipping anisotropic media: Geophysical Prospecting, 58, 541–548.

  • In folded and faulted geologic settings, dipping anisotropic strata above exploration targets blur and misposition imaged seismic reflectors. Correcting for these anisotropic effects can significantly reduce exploration risk.
  • Raytracing and numerical seismic models illustrate and quantify anisotropic imaging problems to show the importance of correcting for anisotropy in seismic imaging.


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