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A Novel Marine Seismic Method Making Use Of Continuous WavefieldsNormal access

Authors: S. Hegna, T. Klüver and J. Lima
Event name: Marine Acquisition Workshop 2018
Session: Advances in Marine Seismic Acquisition: The Receiver Side
Publication date: 22 August 2018
DOI: 10.3997/2214-4609.201802100
Organisations: EAGE
Language: English
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A method that extracts the response of the earth from continuous wavefields on both the source and the receiver side is presented. Seismic data recorded continuously are treated over the entire time length at once. The source(s) can emit signals continuously while moving. The entire source wavefield contributing to each stationary receiver position is derived and used to extract common receiver gathers with the response of the earth. The trace spacing in the resulting gathers can be chosen in processing and corresponding anti-aliasing protection is applied. Real data examples are presented including a comparison between the method based on continuous source and receiver wavefields and a seismic data set acquired and processed based on discrete shot records.

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