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A Modified 2D Visco-Acoustic Waveform Inversion SchemeNormal access

Authors: H. Jiang and H. Chauris
Event name: 80th EAGE Conference and Exhibition 2018
Session: FWI III - Multiparameter, Anisotropy...
Publication date: 11 June 2018
DOI: 10.3997/2214-4609.201801379
Organisations: EAGE
Language: English
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Seismic attenuation and velocity are two coupled parameters with different sensitivities. We propose to explicitly use the dispersion relation during full waveform inversion. In a first step, a classical visco-acoustic inversion is applied for a fixed quality factor, then a subsequent modified full waveform inver- sion leads to a faster convergence compared to the standard scheme. The approach is validated on a simple 2D synthetic data set mainly dominated by transmitted waves. The new scheme is an alternative to the Hessian-based strategy.

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