Deterministic estimation of a wavelet using impedance type technique
D. Loewenthal, S. S. Lee and G. H. F. Gardner
Journal name: Geophysical Prospecting
Issue: Vol 33, No 7, November 1985 pp. 956 - 969
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A new deterministic technique for estimating a wavelet suggested by Loewenthal and Jakubowicz requires measurement of both pressure and vertical particle velocity. Through construction of the impedance function a deterministic estimation of the wavelet and the reflectivity can be obtained.
This idea is tested for a one-dimensional model. The test is carried out by forming a synthetic seismogram of both pressure and particle velocity and checking the formulas for obtaining the estimated wavelet under noisy conditions.