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Attenuation of near-surface multiples on land seismic data: challenges, practical aspects and open issuesNormal access

Authors: F.X. de Melo, C. Kostov, A. El-Emam and H. Bayri
Event name: 80th EAGE Conference & Exhibition 2018 Workshop Programme
Session: WS13: Surface and Internal Multiples - Lose them or Use them?
Publication date: 15 June 2018
DOI: 10.3997/2214-4609.201801940
Organisations: EAGE
Language: English
Info: Extended abstract, PDF ( 461.32Kb )
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We discuss attenuation of near-surface multiples on land seismic data using examples from a pilot test survey in Northern Kuwait. While the current combination of prediction and adaptive subtraction provides essential preparation of the data for subsequent processing steps, the review of current approximations and limitations points to directions for future developments linking characterization of the near surface (possibly using multiples as signal) and the attenuation of near-surface generated multiples.

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