115: How full-waveform inversion counteracts complex overburdens

Denes Vigh discusses the current developments and future growth areas for full-waveform inversion.

In this informative conversation, Denes shares why it’s necessary for full-waveform inversion (FWI) to utilize the full acquired wavefield, how ocean-bottom node surveys have impacted FWI, the next frontier for FWI, and his favorite feature of utilizing FWI in his work.

Denes Vigh is the manager of the Full-Waveform Inversion Center of Excellence at Schlumberger. Check out the May 2021 The Leading Edge to learn more about seismic imaging below complex overburdens.

Seismic Soundoff · 115: How full-waveform inversion counteracts complex overburdens

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