Seismic Amplitude

An Interpreter's Handbook

by Rob Simm,

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  • 9781107011502
  • 9781139898317
  • 9781139904254
Seismic amplitudes yield key information on lithology and fluid fill, enabling interpretation of reservoir quality and likelihood of hydrocarbon presence. The modern seismic interpreter must be able to deploy a range of sophisticated geophysical techniques, such as seismic inversion, AVO (amplitude variation with offset), and rock physics modelling, as well as integrating information from other geophysical techniques and well data. This accessible, authoritative book provides a complete framework for seismic amplitude interpretation and analysis in a practical manner that allows easy application - independent of any commercial software products. Deriving from the authors' extensive industry expertise and experience of delivering practical courses on the subject, it guides the interpreter through each step, introducing techniques with practical observations and helping to evaluate interpretation confidence. Seismic Amplitude is an invaluable day-to-day tool for graduate students and industry professionals in geology, geophysics, petrophysics, reservoir engineering, and all subsurface disciplines making regular use of seismic data.
  • Cambridge University Press; April 2014
  • ISBN 9781139898317
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  • Title: Seismic Amplitude
  • Author: Rob Simm; Mike Bacon
  • Imprint: Cambridge University Press
Subject categories
ISBNs
  • 9781107011502
  • 9781139898317
  • 9781139904254

In The Press

'This will be a welcome addition to the library of any geoscientist wanting a firm foundation in state-of-the-art seismic reservoir characterization. Simm and Bacon cover all of the important topics, in a style that is not overly mathematical, and also illustrate each method with well thought out and illustrated geological examples from around the world. I highly recommend this book to anyone wishing to understand this important area of geoscience.' Brian Russell, Vice President, Hampson-Russell Software

Subject categories
ISBNs
  • 9781107011502
  • 9781139898317
  • 9781139904254