Timetable
Sunday 25 March 2012 by Jenny Trévisan

2003-2005 : Development of an expertise for high resolution seismic imaging

First-arrival travel-time tomography

  • Jean-Xavier Dessa (post-doc): Traveltime tomography, PSDM and FWI of OBS data, offshore the eastern Nankai trough (Japan)
  • Matthieu Delost (post-doc): Adaptive traveltime tomography using wavelets

Finite Difference wave propagation in the frequency domain

  • Bernhard Hustedt (PhD): Acoustic Frequency-domain FD wave propagation modelling.
  • Céline Gélis (PHD) : Elastic Frequency-domain FD wave propagation modelling.

Finite Difference waveform inversion in the frequency domain

  • Céline Ravaut (PhD): 2D acoustic FWI of onshore Baragiano global offset data (southern Apennines thrust belt)
  • Céline Gélis (PhD): 2D Elastic FWI of geotechnical data


2006-2008 : Starting of the SEISCOPE Consortium

  • Workplans
  • Kick-off meeting at the EAGE 2006 Vienna meeting
  • September 2006: publication in the Journal of Geophysical Research, S. Operto, J. Virieux, J. X. Dessa and G. Pascal, Crustal-scale seismic imaging from multifold ocean bottom seismometer data by frequency-domain full-waveform tomography: application to the eastern Nankai trough, Journal of Geophysical Research, 111, B09306, doi:10.1029/2005JB003835, 2006.
  • October 2006: beginning of the PhD of R. Brossier on "2D elastic seismic wave modeling and full-waveform inversion" (Supervisors: J. Virieux & S. Operto).
  • October 2006: beginning of the PhD of H. Ben Hadj Ali on "3D acoustic wave modeling and full-waveform inversion" (Supervisors: S. Operto & J. Virieux).
  • Annual meeting at Géosciences Azur (Sophia Antipolis), 20-21 December 2006
  • Informal meeting at the EAGE 2007 London meeting
  • Informal meeting at the SEG 2007 San Antonio meeting
  • September 2007: publication in Geophysics: S. Operto, J. Virieux, P. Amestoy, J. -Y. L’Excellent, L. Giraud and H. Ben Hadj Ali, 3D finite-difference frequency-domain modeling of visco-acoustic wave propagation using a massively parallel direct solver: a feasibility study, Geophysics, 72(5), P SM195-SM211, 2007.
  • October 2007: beginning of the PhD of V. Etienne on "3D elastic wave modeling and full-waveform inversion" (supervisors: J. Virieux & S. Operto).
  • Annual meeting at Géosciences Azur (Villefranche-sur-mer), 24-25 January 2008
  • August 2008: publication in the Geophysical Prospecting, M. Malinowsky and S. Operto, Quantitative imaging of the Permo-Mesozoic complex and its basement by frequency domain waveform tomography of wide-aperture seismic data from the Polish basin, Geophysical Prospecting (special issue on Full Waveform Inversion), 56, 805-825, 2008
  • August 2008: publication in the Geophysical Prospecting, J. L. Got, V. Monteiller, J. Virieux and S. Operto, Potential and limits of double difference tomographic methods, Geophysical Prospecting, 56, 4, 477-491, 2008.
  • August 2008: publication in the Geophysical Prospecting, M. Delost, J. Virieux and S. Operto, First-arrival traveltime tomography using second generation wavelets, Geophysical Prospecting, 56, 4, 505-526, 2008.
  • October 2008: beginning of the PhD of D. Pageot on "2D lithospheric imaging from teleseismic data by full-waveform tomography" (supervisors: S. Operto & M. Vallée)
  • November 2008: publication in the Geophysical Journal International, R. Brossier, J. Virieux and S. Operto, Parsimonious finite-volume frequency-domain method for 2-D P-SV-wave modelling, Geophysical Journal International, 175, 2, 541-559, 2008
  • November 2008: publication in Geophysics, H. Ben Hadj Ali, S. Operto and J. Virieux. Velocity model building by 3D frequency-domain full-waveform inversion of wide-aperture seismic data, Geophysics (Special issue: Velocity Model Building), 73(6), P. VE101-VE117 (2008).
  • November 2008: beginning of the PhD of V. Prieux on "2D elastic full-waveform inversion with application to OBC Valhall data" (Supervisors: S. Operto & J. Virieux)


Launching a second period 2009-2011

  • March 2009: Beginning of the PhD of Y. Gholami on "seismic imaging of anisotropic media by full-waveform inversion" (Supervisors: S. Operto & A. Ribodetti).
  • March 2009: publication published in the Computer & Geosciences, F. Sourbier, S. Operto, J. Virieux, P. Amestoy and J. -Y. L’Excellent, FWT2D: a massively parallel program for frequency-domain Full-Waveform Tomography of wide-aperture seismic data - Part 1: algorithm, Computer & Geosciences, 35, 487-495 (2009).
  • March 2009: publication published in the Computer & Geosciences, F. Sourbier, S. Operto, J. Virieux, P. Amestoy and J. -Y. L’Excellent, FWT2D: a massively parallel program for frequency-domain Full-Waveform Tomography of wide-aperture seismic data - Part 2: numerical examples and scalability analysis, Computer & Geosciences, 35, 496-514 (2009).
  • April 2009: Annual SEISCOPE meeting in Villefranche-sur-mer, France.
  • May 2009: publication published in The Leading Edge, J. Virieux, S. Operto, H. Ben Hadj Ali, R. Brossier, V. Etienne, F. Sourbier, L. Giraud, A. Haidar, Seismic wave modeling for seismic imaging, The Leading Edge, 28, 538 (2009) - Special section: Seismic modeling.
  • 8-11 June 2OO9: participation of the SEISCOPE group to the 71th EAGE Annual Meeting, Amsterdam.
  • September 2009: publication published in Geophysics, S. Operto, J. Virieux, A. Ribodetti and J. A. Anderson, Finite-difference frequency-domain modeling of visco-acoustic wave propagation in 2D tilted transversely isotropic (TTI) media, Geophysics, 74(5), T75-T95, 2009.
  • September 2009: The defense of the PhDs of R. Brossier and H. Ben Hadj Ali are scheduled on november 30th and december 1st 2009, respectively. The defense will take place at Geoazur Institute in Sophia-Antipolis.
  • September 2009: An unformal SEISCOPE meeting will be hold during the SEG Annual Meeting in Houston on monday 26th 2009 at the Hilton of Americas (SEG Headquarters and
    across the street from the convention center) in room 329. We do expect the following timetable

    5:45 pm-6:00 pm : Welcome
    6:00 pm-6:45 pm : Presentation of the second round of the SEISCOPE consortium
    6:45 pm-7:15 pm : Presentation of students as well as topics they are expected to investigate.

    A buffet will be available at the same time

The final 2012 SEISCOPE annual meeting was hold on 21-22 March 2012 in Villefranche sur mer. This concludes SEISCOPE I.

A proposal for SEISCOPE II (2013-2018) is available on the restricted area and under request for potential new sponsors.

 
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