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Multichannel filtering of small seismic arrays.

Lorne Wesley Kingwell

Multichannel filtering of small seismic arrays.

by Lorne Wesley Kingwell

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Published .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Seismology -- Tables, calculations,
  • Digital filters (Mathematics),
  • Physics Theses

  • Edition Notes

    Thesis (M.Sc.), Dept. of Physics, University of Toronto

    ContributionsWest, G. F. (supervisor)
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsLE3 T525 MSC 1968 K55
    The Physical Object
    Pagination85 p.
    Number of Pages85
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17521822M

    Seismic Reflection Methods. Multichannel recordings for seismic reflection. Figure 3. Illustration of common depth point (often called common mid point). Severe low-cut filters and arrays of a small number () of geophones are required. 5. Generally, reflections should be visible on the field records after all recording parameters are. Multichannel filtering to obtain wavefield separation has been used in seismic processing for decades and has become an essential component in VSP and cross-well reflection imaging.

      Summary. Data-adaptive polarization filtering is used to improve the detection of converted seismic phases. Both direct waves and mode-converted PS and SP arrivals may be more easily picked on the filtered records. An autopicking routine is applied that cuts the polarization filtered traces according to the modelled traveltime of each phase through an initial by: A small-scale multichannel high-resolution shallow marine seismic survey was designed to improve the quality of high-resolution seismic data using a multichannel array while preserving cost effectiveness and expedience of the conventional shallow single-channel seismic by:

    multichannel seismic reflection. Quick Reference. A reflection event which occurs across a number of different seismic channels, data from which can be used to enhance data processing and the subsequent interpretation of seismic sections. A seismic array is a system of linked seismometers arranged in a regular geometric pattern (cross, circle, rectangular etc.) to increase sensitivity to earthquake and explosion detection. A seismic array differs from a local network of seismic stations mainly by the techniques used for data analysis. The data from a seismic array is obtained using special digital signal processing techniques.


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Multichannel filtering of small seismic arrays by Lorne Wesley Kingwell Download PDF EPUB FB2

The relationship between filter input and output of a two-dimensional filter is described by two-dimensional convolution. In contrast, multichannel filters have other relationships between filter input and output. These are derived in Sect.

Cited by: 1. Seismic arrays can be used to reduce the unwanted noise (e.g. traffic noise, pumping noise, scattering ground roll) by delay-and-sum techniques (also called beamforming) or by frequency-wavenumber filtering.

Beamforming maxi-mizes the array response for the assumed direction and slowness of. When Willmore () published his Manual of Seismological Observatory Practice, only a small number of seismic arrays were in operation. Abstract.

Seismic arrays for detection of small earthquakes benefit from reduced noise levels by\ud array processing methods. We present a frequency-dependent multi-channel Wiener fil-\ud tering (MCWF) technique, which employs an adaptive least-squares method to remove\ud coherent noise in seismic array data.

A small-scale multichannel high-resolution shallow marine seismic survey was designed to improve the quality of high-resolution seismic data using a multichannel array while preserving cost.

The beam forming method amplifies phases with the appropriate slowness, while suppressing incoherent noise and Multichannel filtering of small seismic arrays. book with different slowness. Using beam forming, seismic arrays act as a wave number filter.

More elaborate wave number filter methods have been developed for array seismology [Douglas, ]. The noise suppression is dependent on the number of stations used for the by: Filtering of Seismic Data The interpretation of seismic data is made purely on the basis of what is observed in the final processed section.

CMP processing greatly enhances the signal to noise ratio and allows coherent reflections to be visible. However, the data that goes into the CMP processing is often contaminated with “noise”. Filtering in seismic data processing.

How filtering help to suppress noises. 1 Filtering in seismic data processing. How filtering help to suppress noises. The seismic trace is the combination of both signal and noise, the signal (wanted data) is the representation of the geologic feature but the presence of noise shows it different from real.

Ambient-noise-based seismic monitoring of the near surface often has limited spatiotemporal resolutions because dense seismic arrays are rarely sufficiently affordable for such applications.

In Cited by: F = Seismic frequency V = Seismic velocity Seismic resolution (and frequency filtering) By Bjarne Rafaelsen, University of Tromsø Seismic data is an important tool when studying palaeo-environments and geomorphology.

Two-dimensional (2-D) seismic data is File Size: KB. mantle boundary [e.g., Thomas et al., ; Rost and Reve- naugh, ] and of heterogeneities in the inner core [e.g., Vidale and Earle, ] to name but a few benefits. [3] Seismic array analysis can be described by thesame basic mathematical principles as those that apply for arrays of antennae used in radioastronomy or radar.

Frequency-domain filtering involves multiplying the amplitude spectrum of the input seismic trace by that of the filter operator. The procedure is described in Figure On the other hand, the filtering process in the time domain involves convolving the filter operator with the input time : Öz Yilmaz.

Seismics or Seismic survey. The method of imaging the subsurface with reflected and refracted seismic waves, which are generated by controlled sources and sensed by seismic detectors. Single-channel seismics. Seismic survey using one detector (channel) for sensing returning seismic waves.

Multichannel seismics. Seismic survey using multiple. Shot-domain multichannel filtering is also needed for high resolution seismic applications since receiver arrays are not used during recording, and CDP folds are either kept small or are avoided.

After shot-domain filtering, multichannel filters may be applied to. Optimal Array Filtering for Seismic Inversion Phillip Musumeci B.E. Hons. (JCUNQ) April A thesis submitted for the degree of Doctor of Philosophy of the Australian National University Department of Systems Engineering The Australian National UniversityCited by: 2.

Abstract: Multidimensional filtering has been applied during recording and processing of seismic reflection data since the earliest days of analog recording on paper records. As the state of the art has evolved to digital recording and processing, and acquisition has expanded to include dense spatial sampling over a large number of channels, more sophisticated multichannel filters have been.

This is the first book which is completely devoted to array signal processing. Aspects of array processing in exploration seismology are discussed, taking into account the seismic experiment, wave propagation and models for the seismic experiment, seismic exploration objectives, seismic data acquisition, data processing, spectral estimation, multidimensional and multichannel filtering, Cited by: TWO DIMENSIONAL FILTERING OF SEISMIC DATA 41 invariably distorted and small features which may be diagnostically important are at- tenuated.

Worse still, the reflection energy in any particular dip direction may be enhanced and the rest attenuated at the processor’s Size: KB.

Seismic arrays can be used to reduce the unwanted noise (e.g. traffic noise, pumping noise, scattering ground roll) by delay-and-sum techniques (also called beamforming) or by frequency-wavenumber filtering. Beamforming maxi-mizes the array response for the assumed direction and slowness of the signal.

Seismic inverse Q filtering is a data processing technology for enhancing the resolution of seismic images. It employs a wave propagation reversal procedure that compensates for energy absorption and corrects wavelet distortion due to velocity dispersion.

By compensating for amplitude attenuation, seismic data can provide true relative-amplitude information for amplitude inversion and Author: Yanghua Wang. A velocity filter, on the other hand, is a two-dimensional filter which produces a two-dimensional output record.

A two-dimensional record can be generated by a procedure which involves repeatedly applying multichannel optimum filters to a small number of overlapping subarrays of the input data.Directional Filtering Using Multicomponent Seismic Arrays Robert R.

Stewart ABSTRACT Three-component (3-C) geophone recordings can be used to infer the incidence direction of impinging seismic waves. Single 3-Cstation records have been analysed, in the past, using a variety of algorithms. Many of these methods are based on least-squares.DELPH Seismic Analog Acquisition Unit is the latest topside generation for acquiring seismic data.

Embedding all necessary inputs and outputs, it accurately digitizes single to multi-channel seismic signals. Thanks to a single Ethernet output, acquired data is logged on any laptop or workstation running DELPH Seismic Acquisition software.

This is a new standard for high-resolution seismic.