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2014 Issue №10

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Numerical solving the problem of detecting of ultraweak diffractors in a complex acoustical medium



Some results of numerical simulating of the problem of detecting of ultraweak diffractors in a complex acoustical medium are represented. The term “ultraweak” here means that the diffractors are not determined by standard depth migration. To solve the problem of detecting we use two procedures: Reverse Time Datuming (RTD) and Common Scattering Point (CSP). The first procedure (RTD) extends (synthetic) wave field from the day surface down to some level that is sufficiently close to diffractors. Then the diffractors are determined by CSP-method. The numerical model of an acoustical medium and synthetic data were obtained in Shell company. Further processing has been performed in RIAIMG of Immanuel Kant Baltic Federal University.


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