Reflection Seismology (SCPY 482)


Instructor: Chaiwoot Boonyasiriwat (chaiwoot@gmail.com)
Class Hours: Tuesday, Thursday (10:30AM - 12:00PM)
Class Room: P505 and Computer Lab
Objectives: Understand basic concepts of exploration seismology, be able to process seismic data
Grading: Homework 50%, Midterm exam 25%, Final exam 25%

Course Schedule

Week Lecture Date Topics Notification
1 1 Sep 2, 2014 Introduction to exploration seismology
1 2 Sep 4, 2014 Introduction to Seismic Unix, seismic data formats (SEG-Y and SU), Linux environment, SSH, SFTP
2 3 Sep 9, 2014 Introduction to exploration seismology (continued), seismic data formats (SEG-Y and SU)
2 4 Sep 11, 2014 Seismic data processing using SU
3 5 Sep 16, 2014 Shell script (Example: swap.sh, fk.sh), Fourier transform, band-pass filtering, dip filtering
3 6 Sep 18, 2014 Convolution and cross-correlation, convolutional model, Fortran programming
4 7 Sep 23 2014 Fortran implementation of discrete Fourier transform, synthetic seismic data using convolution -
4 - Sep 25, 2014 Quiz 1 -
5 8 Sep 30, 2014 Discrete Fourier transform, Z transform, deconvolution -
5 9 Oct 2, 2014 direct and inverse Z transforms, region of convergence, infinite geometric series expansion, partial fraction expansion, convolution and convolution matrix, spiking deconvolution -
6 10 Oct 7, 2014 Signals, systems, sampling, sampling theorem Read Chapter 1 of Proakis and Manolakis (1996)
6 11 Oct 9, 2014 Discrete-time signals and systems Read Chapter 2 of Proakis and Manolakis (1996)
7 12 Oct 14, 2014 Discrete-time signals and systems (continued) -
7 13 Oct 16, 2014 Discrete-time signals and systems (continued) -
8 14 Oct 21, 2014 Z transform (revisited) Read Chapter 3 of Proakis and Manolakis (1996)
8 15 Oct 23, 2014 Z transform (continued) -
9 16 Oct 28, 2014 Frequency analysis of signals and systems Read Chapter 4 of Proakis and Manolakis (1996)
9 17 Oct 30 , 2014 Frequency analysis of signals and systems (continued) -
10 18 Nov 4, 2014 Frequency analysis of signals and systems (continued) -
10 19 Nov 6, 2014 Filter design by zero-pole placement, minimum-, maximum-, and mixed-phase systems, elastic theory filter_design.m, Read Chapter 2 of Shearer (2009)
11 20 Nov 11, 2014 Elastic wave propagation Read Chapter 3 of Shearer (2009)
11 21 Nov 13, 2014 Ray theory,
Lab: Ray tracing
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12 - Nov 18, 2014 No class -
12 - Nov 20, 2014 No class -
13 22 Nov 25, 2014 Traveltime inversion,
Lab: straight-ray traveltime inversion
13 23 Nov 27, 2014 Kirchhoff theory and Kirchhoff modeling,
Lab: Kirchhoff modeling:ricker.m, mod1d.m, mod2d.m
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14 24 Dec 2, 2014 Kirchhoff migration -
14 25 Dec 4, 2014 Seismic interferometry Read Chapters 1-2 of Schuster (2009)
15 26 Dec 9, 2014 TBA -
15 27 Dec 11, 2014 TBA -
16 28 Dec 16, 2014 Final examination -

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