PIMS Workshop on Advances in Seismic Imaging and Inversion

PIMS Workshop on Advances in Seismic Imaging and Inversion, 20 to 22 May 2015

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PIMS Workshop on Advances in Seismic Imaging and Inversion

May 20 to 22, 2015

Centennial Centre for Interdisciplinary Sciences

University of Alberta


Invited Speakers

Peter Bakker (Shell Global Solutions, The Netherlands)

Andreas Fichtner (ETH, Switzerland)

Sam Gray (CGG, Canada)

Bill Symes (Rice University, USA)


Day 1

Wednesday, 20 May 2015, CCIS L1-047


8:00-8:30 Breakfast  
8:30-9:30 Wave equations and propagators: theory and numerics Michael Lamoureux
9:45-10:45 Seismic imaging as a linear inverse problem, Mauricio D Sacchi
11:00-12:00 Theory of FWI from a perturbation approach and the generalized AVO problem, Kris Innanen
13:30-15:00 FWI from scratch Eldad Haber
15:15-16:15 Theory of FWI from an adjoint state approach and applications to 4D monitoring. Alison Malcolm

Day 2

Thursday, 21 May 2015, CCIS L1-140


8:30-9:00 Sparse least-squares seismic imaging with source estimation utilizing multiples Ning Tu
9:00-9:30 Iterated modeling migration and inversion Gary Margrave
9:30-10:00 Elastic LS migration Aaron Stanton
10:00-10:30 Break  
10:30-11:00 Joint FWI and travel time tomography Eran Treister
11:00-12:00 Developments in wave path tomography Peter Bakker
13:30-14:00 Gauss-Newton and Full Newton FWI for elastic constants in fractured HTI media Wenyong Pan
14:00-14:30 FWI sensitivities and scattering potentials associated with homogeneous and inhomogeneous viscoelastic waves Shahpoor Moradi
14:30-15:00 Break  
15:00-15:30  Seismic Attenuation and Poroeslasticity Theory
Pratap Sahay
15:30-16:30 Imaging the Earth from sedimentary basins to the deep mantle Andreas Fichtner
16:30 Barbecue, CCIS South Plaza  

Day 3

Friday, 22 May 2015, CCIS L1-140


8:00-8:30 Breakfast  
8:30-9:00 Computation of the adjoint for time dependent wave equation Kai Rothauge
9:00-9:30 Effects of fracture network connectivity on the anisotropic seismic properties of low-permeability formations German Rubino
9:30-10:00 Offshore east coast: model-based water-layer demultiple breathes new life into old data Richard Bale
10:00-10:30 Break  
10:30-11:00 Imaging the crust and mantle beneath the Western Canada Sedimentary Basin (WCSB)
Jeff Gu
11:00-12:00 BIG imaging, little imaging: convergent paths Sam Gray
13:30-14:00 Incorporating well information into FWI Babatunde Arenrin
14:00-14:30 A new take on compressive time-lapse seismic acquisition, imaging and inversion Felix Oghenekohwo
14:30-15:00 Break  
15:00-15:30 Divide and conquer (D&C) algorithms for least squares migration Nasser Kazemi
15:30-16:30 Asymptotic least squares offset gathers and applications Bill Symes


Grad students interested in participating in the short course and in the workshop should contact the organizers. Partial funding is available to help students from Canada and US to attend the workshop.

A list of participants forthcoming.


For information, contact Suzette Chan.


The PIMS Workshop on Advances in Seismic Imaging and Inversion is sponsored by: