SCPY482/SCPY671 Exploration Seismology


Instructor: Chaiwoot Boonyasiriwat (chaiwoot@gmail.com)
Class Hours: Thursday (9:00AM - 12:00PM)
Classroom: P505
Objectives: To understand the fundamentals of seismic exploration and to be able to process real seismic data
Grading: Homework 90, Class Participation 10

Tentative Course Schedule

Lecture Date Topics Assignments
1 Dec 19, 2017 Kirchhoff modeling and migration Assignment 1
2 Dec 21, 2017 Eikonal solver Assignment 2
3 Jan 4, 2018 Least-squares Kirchhoff migration Assignment 3
4 Jan 10, 2018 Traveltime inversion, ray tracing
Readings: Rawlinson et al. (2008), Cerveny (2001)
Assignment 4
5 Jan 31, 2018 Multisource least-squares Kirchhoff migration
Readings: Dai et al. (2011)
Assignment 5
6 Feb 7, 2018 Linear elastic wave theory, acoustic waveform modeling and numerical dispersion, stability analysis
Readings: Virieux (1984), Virieux (1986), Levander (1988)
Assignment 6
7 Feb 14, 2018 Absorbing boundary condition and perfectly matched layer
Readings: Boonyasiriwat (2013a)
Assignment 7
8 Feb 21, 2018 Frequency-domain viscoacoustic waveform modeling
Readings: Ajo-Franklin (2005), Boonyasiriwat (2013b)
Assignment 8
9 Feb 28, 2018 Frequency-domain viscoacoustic full-waveform inversion
Readings: Pratt (1999), Malinowski et al. (2011), Nakpathom et al. (2013)
Assignment 9
10 Mar 28, 2018 Multisource frequency-domain full-waveform inversion
Readings: Nihei and Li (2007), Dai et al. (2013a)
Assignment 10
11 Apr 4, 2018 Reverse-time migration and time-domain full-waveform inversion
Readings: Tarantola (1984), Boonyasiriwat et al. (2009), Liu et al. (2011), Wang et al. (2016)
Assignment 11
12 Apr 11, 2018 Least-squares reverse-time migration
Readings: Dai et al. (2013b), Tan and Huang (2014)
Assignment 12
13 Apr 18, 2018 One-way wave-equation migration
Reading: Schuster (2011)
Assignment 13
14 Apr 25, 2018 One-way wave-equation migration Assignment 14
15 May 2, 2018 Least-squares one-way wave-equation migration Assignment 15

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