Medical Sciences


Seismic Full Waveform Tomography (FWT)


Medical Sciences

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Social Benefits:

Enhancement of seismic image by utilizing the high-resolution velocity models developed from FWT, which is difficult by conventional ray-based tomography methods. The improved seismic images play a vital role in reservoir characterization for hydrocarbon exploration. Beneficiaries are Oil Industry and Academia

Developing Agency:

CSIR-National Geophysical Research Institute (NGRI), Telangana

Technology Readiness Index:

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Brief Description

Description :

The FWT improve the models in multiscale imaging fashion over the iterations from low-frequency to high-frequency. As the frequency increases, the finer details are incorporated in the previous background model.

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