Denoising the 3D Seismic Data Using Multichannel Singular Spectrum Analysis

  • R. K. Tiwari
  • R. Rekapalli


Interpreting the out of plane seismic reflections is more appropriate in 3D seismic studies, which confuses the interpretation of 2D data. As discussed for 2D data in previous chapters, the noises and data gaps also complicate the 3D seismic data processing and subsequently cause difficulties in the geological interpretation. Several methods have been reported in literature filtering the random noise from seismic data (Canales 1984; Abma and Claerbout 1995; Chakraborthy and Okaya 1995; Yilmaz 2001; Karsli et al. 2006; Herrmann et al. 2008; Sacchi 2009; Oropeza and Sacchi 2011; Tiwari et al. 2014a, b; Rekapalli and Tiwari 2015; Rekapalli et al. 2017) Majority of the noise filtering algorithms involve conversion of data into frequency domain using Fourier transform or Radon transform (Darche 1990; Sacchi et al. 1998; Duijndam et al. 1999; Trad et al. 2002; Liu and Sacchi 2004; Herrmann et al. 2008; Sacchi 2009; Oropeza and Sacchi 2011). In general, however, conversion of data into frequency domain is done assuming that the data are stationary in nature. But the seismic data exhibit spatio-temporal non-stationary and non-linear behaviour.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • R. K. Tiwari
    • 1
  • R. Rekapalli
    • 1
  1. 1.CSIR-NGRIHyderabadIndia

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