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Introduction to Migration

Published:
January 01, 2007

Abstract

Objectives:

  • Recognize how data acquisition produces a distorted view of the subsurface

  • Realize that the distortion is removed by the migration process

  • Become aware of time or depth migration

  • Know that scatterpoints are useful in defining the acquisition response

  • Know that post-stack migration deals with semicircles

  • Know that prestack migration deals with ellipses

  • Identify the three main migration methods

  1. Kirchhoff

  2. F-K

  3. Downward continuation

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Society of Exploration Geophysicists Course Notes

A Practical Understanding of Pre- and Poststack Migrations

John C. Bancroft, Ph.D.
John C. Bancroft, Ph.D.
University of Calgary
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Volume
13
ISBN electronic:
9781560801641
Publication date:
January 01, 2007

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