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Separated Wavefield Imaging for Ocean Bottom Surveys - Feasibility Study of Receiver Decimation on a North Sea DatasetNormal access

Authors: D. van der Burg, T. Martin, A. Asnaashari, S. Perrier, J. Fasterling and J. Musser
Event name: 80th EAGE Conference and Exhibition 2018
Session: Seismic Imaging - Case Histories I
Publication date: 11 June 2018
DOI: 10.3997/2214-4609.201800657
Organisations: EAGE
Language: English
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We present a method for imaging with separated wavefields from an ocean bottom cable acquisition to deliver images of the subsurface with enhanced illumination and angular diversity. Using this data, we investigate whether it is feasible to decimate the sources or receivers without degrading the structural image from separated wavefield imaging. We conclude by determining if this would be beneficial to reduce acquisition cost and to provide illumination below obstructions like a platform hole.

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