Interpreting Subsurface Seismic Data

Interpreting Subsurface Seismic Data
Author: Rebecca Bell,David Iacopini,Mark Vardy
Publsiher: Elsevier
Total Pages: 382
Release: 2022-06
ISBN: 0128185627
Category: Science
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Interpreting Subsurface Seismic Data Book Excerpt:

Interpreting Subsurface Seismic Data presents recent advances in methodologies for seismic imaging and interpretation across multiple applications in geophysics including exploration, marine geology, and hazards. It provides foundational information for context, as well as focussing on recent advances and future challenges. It offers detailed methodologies for interpreting the increasingly vast quantity of data extracted from seismic volumes. Organized into three parts covering foundational context, case studies, and future considerations, Interpreting Subsurface Seismic Data offers a holistic view of seismic data interpretation to ensure understanding while also applying cutting-edge technologies. This view makes the book valuable to researchers and students in a variety of geoscience disciplines, including geophysics, hydrocarbon exploration, applied geology, and hazards. Presents advanced seismic detection workflows utilized cutting-edge technologies Integrates geophysics and geology for a variety of applications, using detailed examples Provides an overview of recent advances in methodologies related to seismic imaging and interpretation

Interpreting Subsurface Seismic Data

Interpreting Subsurface Seismic Data
Author: Rebecca Bell,David Iacopini,Mark Vardy
Publsiher: Elsevier
Total Pages: 382
Release: 2022-06-10
ISBN: 0128196920
Category: Science
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Interpreting Subsurface Seismic Data Book Excerpt:

Interpreting Subsurface Seismic Data presents recent advances in methodologies for seismic imaging and interpretation across multiple applications in geophysics including exploration, marine geology, and hazards. It provides foundational information for context, as well as focussing on recent advances and future challenges. It offers detailed methodologies for interpreting the increasingly vast quantity of data extracted from seismic volumes. Organized into three parts covering foundational context, case studies, and future considerations, Interpreting Subsurface Seismic Data offers a holistic view of seismic data interpretation to ensure understanding while also applying cutting-edge technologies. This view makes the book valuable to researchers and students in a variety of geoscience disciplines, including geophysics, hydrocarbon exploration, applied geology, and hazards. Presents advanced seismic detection workflows utilized cutting-edge technologies Integrates geophysics and geology for a variety of applications, using detailed examples Provides an overview of recent advances in methodologies related to seismic imaging and interpretation

Seismic Data Interpretation and Evaluation for Hydrocarbon Exploration and Production

Seismic Data Interpretation and Evaluation for Hydrocarbon Exploration and Production
Author: Niranjan C. Nanda
Publsiher: Springer Nature
Total Pages: 304
Release: 2021-06-24
ISBN: 3030753018
Category: Science
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Seismic Data Interpretation and Evaluation for Hydrocarbon Exploration and Production Book Excerpt:

This book is meant for geoscientists and engineers who are beginners, and introduces them to the field of seismic data interpretation and evaluation. The exquisite seismic illustrations and real case examples interspersed in the text help the readers appreciate the interpretation of seismic data in a simple way, and at the same time, emphasize the multidisciplinary, integrated practical approach to data evaluation. A concerted effort has been made for the readers to realize that mindless interpretation of seismic data using sophisticated software packages, without having a grasp on the elementary principles of geology and geophysics, and coupled with their over-reliance on workstations to provide solutions can have appalling results all too very often.

Advances in Subsurface Data Analytics

Advances in Subsurface Data Analytics
Author: Shuvajit Bhattacharya,Haibin Di
Publsiher: Elsevier
Total Pages: 378
Release: 2022-05-18
ISBN: 0128223081
Category: Computers
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Advances in Subsurface Data Analytics Book Excerpt:

Advances in Subsurface Data Analytics: Traditional and Physics-Based Approaches brings together the fundamentals of popular and emerging machine learning (ML) algorithms with their applications in subsurface analysis, including geology, geophysics, petrophysics, and reservoir engineering. The book is divided into four parts: traditional ML, deep learning, physics-based ML, and new directions, with an increasing level of diversity and complexity of topics. Each chapter focuses on one ML algorithm with a detailed workflow for a specific application in geosciences. Some chapters also compare the results from an algorithm with others to better equip the readers with different strategies to implement automated workflows for subsurface analysis. Advances in Subsurface Data Analytics: Traditional and Physics-Based Approaches will help researchers in academia and professional geoscientists working on the subsurface-related problems (oil and gas, geothermal, carbon sequestration, and seismology) at different scales to understand and appreciate current trends in ML approaches, their applications, advances and limitations, and future potential in geosciences by bringing together several contributions in a single volume. Covers fundamentals of simple machine learning and deep learning algorithms, and physics-based approaches written by practitioners in academia and industry Presents detailed case studies of individual machine learning algorithms and optimal strategies in subsurface characterization around the world Offers an analysis of future trends in machine learning in geosciences

Interactive Data Processing and 3D Visualization of the Solid Earth

Interactive Data Processing and 3D Visualization of the Solid Earth
Author: Daniel Patel
Publsiher: Springer Nature
Total Pages: 359
Release: 2021
ISBN: 3030907163
Category: Computer graphics
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Interactive Data Processing and 3D Visualization of the Solid Earth Book Excerpt:

This book presents works detailing the application of processing and visualization techniques for analyzing the Earths subsurface. The topic of the book is interactive data processing and interactive 3D visualization techniques used on subsurface data. Interactive processing of data combined with interactive visualization is a powerful combination which have in the recent years become possible due to hardware and algorithm developments. The combination enables the user to perform interactive exploration and filtering of datasets while simultaneously visualizing the results so that insights can be made immediately. This makes it possible to quickly form hypotheses and draw conclusions. Case studies from the geosciences are not as often presented in the scientific visualization and computer graphics community as e.g., studies on medical, biological or chemical data. This book will give researchers in the field of visualization and computer graphics valuable insight into the open visualization challenges in the geosciences, and how certain problems are currently solved using domain specific processing and visualization techniques. Conversely, readers from the geosciences will gain valuable insight into relevant visualization and interactive processing techniques. Subsurface data has interesting characteristics such as its solid nature, large range of scales and high degree of uncertainty, which makes it challenging to visualize with standard methods. It is also noteworthy that parallel fields of research have taken place in geosciences and in computer graphics, with different terminology when it comes to representing geometry, describing terrains, interpolating data and (example-based) synthesis of data. The domains covered in the book are geology, digital terrains, seismic data, reservoir visualization and CO2 storage. The technologies covered within these topics are 3D visualization, visualization of large datasets. 3D modelling, machine learning, virtual reality, seismic interpretation and multidisciplinary collaboration. People within any of these domains and technologies are potential readers of the book.

Meta attributes and Artificial Networking

Meta attributes and Artificial Networking
Author: Kalachand Sain,Priyadarshi Chinmoy Kumar
Publsiher: John Wiley & Sons
Total Pages: 292
Release: 2022-08-16
ISBN: 1119482003
Category: Science
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Meta attributes and Artificial Networking Book Excerpt:

Applying machine learning to the interpretation of seismic data Seismic data gathered on the surface can be used to generate numerous seismic attributes that enable better understanding of subsurface geological structures and stratigraphic features. With an ever-increasing volume of seismic data available, machine learning augments faster data processing and interpretation of complex subsurface geology. Meta-Attributes and Artificial Networking: A New Tool for Seismic Interpretation explores how artificial neural networks can be used for the automatic interpretation of 2D and 3D seismic data. Volume highlights include: Historic evolution of seismic attributes Overview of meta-attributes and how to design them Workflows for the computation of meta-attributes from seismic data Case studies demonstrating the application of meta-attributes Sets of exercises with solutions provided Sample data sets available for hands-on exercises The American Geophysical Union promotes discovery in Earth and space science for the benefit of humanity. Its publications disseminate scientific knowledge and provide resources for researchers, students, and professionals.

The Art and Science of Seismic Interpretation

The Art and Science of Seismic Interpretation
Author: Christopher L. Liner,T. A. (Mac) McGilvery
Publsiher: Springer
Total Pages: 116
Release: 2019-01-14
ISBN: 3030039986
Category: Science
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

The Art and Science of Seismic Interpretation Book Excerpt:

This book demystifies that art and science of seismic interpretation for those with and without formal geophysical training. From geologists to managers and investors, The Art and Science of Seismic Interpretation is a guide to what seismic data is, how it is interpreted, and what it can deliver.

Introduction to Petroleum Engineering

Introduction to Petroleum Engineering
Author: John R. Fanchi,Richard L. Christiansen
Publsiher: John Wiley & Sons
Total Pages: 352
Release: 2016-09-13
ISBN: 1119193648
Category: Technology & Engineering
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Introduction to Petroleum Engineering Book Excerpt:

Presents key concepts and terminology for a multidisciplinary range of topics in petroleum engineering Places oil and gas production in the global energy context Introduces all of the key concepts that are needed to understand oil and gas production from exploration through abandonment Reviews fundamental terminology and concepts from geology, geophysics, petrophysics, drilling, production and reservoir engineering Includes many worked practical examples within each chapter and exercises at the end of each chapter highlight and reinforce material in the chapter Includes a solutions manual for academic adopters

Teaching Methodologies in Structural Geology and Tectonics

Teaching Methodologies in Structural Geology and Tectonics
Author: Soumyajit Mukherjee
Publsiher: Springer
Total Pages: 251
Release: 2018-12-13
ISBN: 9811327815
Category: Science
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Teaching Methodologies in Structural Geology and Tectonics Book Excerpt:

This edited book discusses various challenges in teaching structural geology and tectonics and how they have been overcome by eminent instructors, who employed effective and innovative means to do so. All of the chapters were written by prominent and active academics and geoscientists fully engaged in teaching Structural Geology and Tectonics. New instructors will find this book indispensible in framing their teaching strategy. Effective teaching of Structural Geology and Tectonics constitutes the backbone of geoscience education. Teaching takes place not only in classrooms, but also in labs and in the field. The content and teaching methodologies for these two fields have changed over time, shaped by the responsibilities that present-day geoscientists are expected to fulfill.

Interpreting Seismic Data

Interpreting Seismic Data
Author: J. A. Coffeen
Publsiher: Pennwell Corporation
Total Pages: 286
Release: 1984
ISBN: 1928374650XXX
Category: Technology & Engineering
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Interpreting Seismic Data Book Excerpt:

This book is a training manual for geophysicists.

Illustrated Seismic Processing

Illustrated Seismic Processing
Author: Stephen J. Hill,Andreas Rüger
Publsiher: SEG Books
Total Pages: 331
Release: 2019
ISBN: 1560803614
Category: Science
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Illustrated Seismic Processing Book Excerpt:

Provides a foundation for understanding the fascinating field of seismic processing. Written for the non-expert, this two-volume introductory text reveals the limitations and potential pitfalls of seismic data, prepares both seismic interpreters and acquisition specialists for working with seismic processing geophysicists, and much more.

An Introduction to Geophysical Exploration

An Introduction to Geophysical Exploration
Author: Philip Kearey,Michael Brooks,Ian Hill
Publsiher: John Wiley & Sons
Total Pages: 272
Release: 2013-04-16
ISBN: 1118698932
Category: Science
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

An Introduction to Geophysical Exploration Book Excerpt:

This new edition of the well-established Kearey and Brooks text is fully updated to reflect the important developments in geophysical methods since the production of the previous edition. The broad scope of previous editions is maintained, with even greater clarity of explanations from the revised text and extensively revised figures. Each of the major geophysical methods is treated systematically developing the theory behind the method and detailing the instrumentation, field data acquisition techniques, data processing and interpretation methods. The practical application of each method to such diverse exploration applications as petroleum, groundwater, engineering, environmental and forensic is shown by case histories. The mathematics required in order to understand the text is purposely kept to a minimum, so the book is suitable for courses taken in geophysics by all undergraduate students. It will also be of use to postgraduate students who might wish to include geophysics in their studies and to all professional geologists who wish to discover the breadth of the subject in connection with their own work.

Hydrocarbon Exploration Using Unconventional Interpretation Techniques Reflection Seismology

Hydrocarbon Exploration Using Unconventional Interpretation Techniques  Reflection Seismology
Author: Adeolu Aderoju,Oyelowo G. Bayowa,Olatunbosun A. Alao
Publsiher: Anchor Academic Publishing (aap_verlag)
Total Pages: 115
Release: 2015-02-05
ISBN: 3954898721
Category: Science
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Hydrocarbon Exploration Using Unconventional Interpretation Techniques Reflection Seismology Book Excerpt:

Technology has been predicted as the last card in combating the ever increasing demand of our commodity; oil and gas. Since the core technique used in exploring for Oil and Gas is the Reflection Seismology; then, modern approach to Seismic data acquisitions and interpretation is of prime essence. A powerful, unconventional Interpretation tool; Spectral decomposition, has been used to visualize (in 3 – D) a thin sandstone reservoir in “X – Field” Niger Delta, Nigeria. The study aimed at mapping thin sandstone beds which have been considered sub seismic or un-mapable using conventional interpretation methods. The suite of Well log data and seismic data were acquired and qualitatively and quantitatively interpreted using RocDok and OpendTect software. The identified thin beds were delineated perfectly using the spectral decomposition tool which was portrayed through amplitude variations. However, new hydrocarbon prospects were identified through similarities of amplitude signature.

Seismic Characterization of Carbonate Platforms and Reservoirs

Seismic Characterization of Carbonate Platforms and Reservoirs
Author: J. Hendry,P. Burgess,D. Hunt,X. Janson,V. Zampetti
Publsiher: Geological Society of London
Total Pages: 293
Release: 2021-08-17
ISBN: 1786205394
Category: Science
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Seismic Characterization of Carbonate Platforms and Reservoirs Book Excerpt:

Modern seismic data have become an essential toolkit for studying carbonate platforms and reservoirs in impressive detail. Whilst driven primarily by oil and gas exploration and development, data sharing and collaboration are delivering fundamental geological knowledge on carbonate systems, revealing platform geomorphologies and how their evolution on millennial time scales, as well as kilometric length scales, was forced by long-term eustatic, oceanographic or tectonic factors. Quantitative interrogation of modern seismic attributes in carbonate reservoirs permits flow units and barriers arising from depositional and diagenetic processes to be imaged and extrapolated between wells. This volume reviews the variety of carbonate platform and reservoir characteristics that can be interpreted from modern seismic data, illustrating the benefits of creative interaction between geophysical and carbonate geological experts at all stages of a seismic campaign. Papers cover carbonate exploration, including the uniquely challenging South Atlantic pre-salt reservoirs, seismic modelling of carbonates, and seismic indicators of fluid flow and diagenesis.

Seismic Data Interpretation using Digital Image Processing

Seismic Data Interpretation using Digital Image Processing
Author: Abdullatif A. Al-Shuhail,Saleh A. Al-Dossary,Wail A. Mousa
Publsiher: John Wiley & Sons
Total Pages: 230
Release: 2017-08-14
ISBN: 1118881788
Category: Technology & Engineering
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Seismic Data Interpretation using Digital Image Processing Book Excerpt:

Bridging the gap between modern image processing practices by the scientific community at large and the world of geology and reflection seismology This book covers the basics of seismic exploration, with a focus on image processing techniques as applied to seismic data. Discussions of theories, concepts, and algorithms are followed by synthetic and real data examples to provide the reader with a practical understanding of the image processing technique and to enable the reader to apply these techniques to seismic data. The book will also help readers interested in devising new algorithms, software and hardware for interpreting seismic data. Key Features: Provides an easy to understand overview of popular seismic processing and interpretation techniques from the point of view of a digital signal processor. Presents image processing concepts that may be readily applied directly to seismic data. Includes ready-to-run MATLAB algorithms for most of the techniques presented. The book includes essential research and teaching material for digital signal and image processing individuals interested in learning seismic data interpretation from the point of view of digital signal processing. It is an ideal resource for students, professors and working professionals who are interested in learning about the application of digital signal processing theory and algorithms to seismic data.

Atlas of Structural Geological Interpretation from Seismic Images

Atlas of Structural Geological Interpretation from Seismic Images
Author: Achyuta Ayan Misra,Soumyajit Mukherjee
Publsiher: John Wiley & Sons
Total Pages: 288
Release: 2018-02-22
ISBN: 1119158346
Category: Science
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Atlas of Structural Geological Interpretation from Seismic Images Book Excerpt:

This comprehensive book deals primarily with reflection seismic data in the hydrocarbon industry. It brings together seismic examples from North and South America, Africa, Europe, Asia and Australia and features contributions from eleven international authors who are experts in their field. It provides structural geological examples with full-color illustrations and explanations so that students and industry professionals can get a better understanding of what they are being taught. It also shows seismic images in black and white print and covers compression related structures. Representing a compilation of examples for different types of geological structures, Atlas of Structural Geological Interpretation from Seismic Images is a quick guide to finding analogous structures. It provides extensive coverage of seismic expression of different geological structures, faults, folds, mobile substrates (shale and salt), tectonic and regional structures, and common pitfalls in interpretation. The book also includes an un-interpreted seismic section for every interpreted section so that readers can feel free to draw their own conclusion as per their conceptualization. Provides authoritative source of methodologies for seismic interpretation Indicates sources of uncertainty and give alternative interpretations Directly benefits those working in petroleum industries Includes case studies from a variety of tectonic regimes Atlas of Structural Geological Interpretation from Seismic Images is primarily designed for graduate students in Earth Sciences, researchers, and new entrants in industry who are interested in seismic interpretation.

Land Seismic Case Studies for Near Surface Modeling and Subsurface Imaging

Land Seismic Case Studies for Near Surface Modeling and Subsurface Imaging
Author: Öz Yilmaz
Publsiher: SEG Books
Total Pages: 1056
Release: 2021-06-30
ISBN: 1560803800
Category: Science
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Land Seismic Case Studies for Near Surface Modeling and Subsurface Imaging Book Excerpt:

Written for practicing geophysicists, “Land Seismic Case Studies for Near-Surface Modeling and Subsurface Imaging” is a comprehensive guide to understanding and interpreting seismic data. The culmination of land seismic data acquisition and processing projects conducted by the author over the last two decades, this book contains more than nearly 800 figures from worldwide case studies—conducted in both 2D and 3D. Beginning with Chapter 1 on seismic characterization of the near-surface, Chapter 2 presents near-surface modeling by traveltime and full-wave inversion, Chapter 3 presents near-surface modeling by imaging, and then Chapter 4 includes detailed case studies for near-surface modeling. Chapter 5 reviews single- and multichannel signal processing of land seismic data with the key objective of removing surface waves and guided waves that are characterized as coherent linear noise. Uncommon seismic data acquisition methods, including large-offset acquisition in thrust belts to capture the large-amplitude supercritical reflections, swath-line acquisition, and joint PP and SH- SH seismic imaging are highlighted in Chapter 6, and Chapter 7 presents image-based rms velocity estimation and discusses the problem of velocity uncertainty. The final two chapters focus exclusively on case studies: 2D in Chapter 8 and 3D in Chapter 9. An outstanding teaching tool, this book includes analysis workflows containing processing steps designed to solve specific problems. Essential for anyone involved in acquisition, processing, and inversion of seismic data, this volume will become the definitive reference for understanding how the variables in seismic acquisition are directly reflected in the data.

Pattern Recognition

Pattern Recognition
Author: Katrin Franke,Klaus-Robert Müller,Bertram Nickolay,Ralf Schäfer
Publsiher: Springer
Total Pages: 784
Release: 2006-09-21
ISBN: 3540444149
Category: Computers
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Pattern Recognition Book Excerpt:

This book constitutes the refereed proceedings of the 28th Symposium of the German Association for Pattern Recognition, DAGM 2006. The book presents 32 revised full papers and 44 revised poster papers together with 5 invited papers. Topical sections include image filtering, restoration and segmentation, shape analysis and representation, recognition, categorization and detection, computer vision and image retrieval, machine learning and statistical data analysis, biomedical data analysis, and more.

Andean Structural Styles

Andean Structural Styles
Author: Gonzalo Zamora,Andrés Mora
Publsiher: Elsevier
Total Pages: 526
Release: 2022-04-29
ISBN: 0323859585
Category: Science
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Andean Structural Styles Book Excerpt:

Andean Structural Styles: A Seismic Atlas is a comprehensive reference illustrating the variability in structural styles and hydrocarbon traps that exist in the Andean chain. The Andean chain, stretching over more than 5,000 km (3,000 mi) from Venezuela to Argentina, contains a large number of sedimentary basins which have developed in a wide range of tectonic settings. Some of these basins are highly mature, with hydrocarbon production from Paleozoic, Mesozoic, and Cenozoic sedimentary sequences, while others are still underexplored. Andean Structural Styles: A Seismic Atlas covers topics including fold types, thrust faults, triangle zones, inversion structures, synorogenic deposits, and growth stratal geometries. These topics are illustrated by thirty-two seismic examples interpreted and uninterpreted, covering most of the Andean basins, and five chapters reviewing the structural styles of the Andes, the complexity of processing seismic in these settings, how analogue models help in the interpretation, and several outcrop analogues. This reference is invaluable to both hydrocarbon exploration of the Andes and researchers and students in the fields of exploration geology and structural geology. Also, those teaching structural geology and seismic interpretation will find a valuable resource with lots of uninterpreted seismic examples that can be used in their lectures. Includes a vast collection of high-quality, color images Features case studies covering the entirety of the Andes Mountain chain Presents high-quality seismic data that was previously only available to oil companies

Practical Seismic Data Analysis

Practical Seismic Data Analysis
Author: Hua-Wei Zhou
Publsiher: Cambridge University Press
Total Pages: 496
Release: 2014-01-23
ISBN: 1107728851
Category: Science
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Practical Seismic Data Analysis Book Excerpt:

This modern introduction to seismic data processing in both exploration and global geophysics demonstrates practical applications through real data and tutorial examples. The underlying physics and mathematics of the various seismic analysis methods are presented, giving students an appreciation of their limitations and potential for creating models of the sub-surface. Designed for a one-semester course, this textbook discusses key techniques within the context of the world's ever increasing need for petroleum and mineral resources - equipping upper undergraduate and graduate students with the tools they need for a career in industry. Examples presented throughout the text allow students to compare different methods and can be demonstrated using the instructor's software of choice. Exercises at the end of sections enable students to check their understanding and put the theory into practice and are complemented by solutions for instructors and additional case study examples online to complete the learning package.