The Bureau of Economic Geology The University of Texas at Austin Jackson School of Geosciences

Y. Sripanich and S. Fomel, 2015, On anelliptic approximations for qP velocities in transversely isotropic and orthorhombic media: Geophysics, v. 80, C89-C105. [link]
J. Sun, T. Zhu, and S. Fomel, 2015, Viscoacoustic modeling and imaging using lowrank approximation: Geophysics, v. 80, A103-A108. [link]
P. Karimi, S. Fomel, L. Wood, and D. Dunlap, 2015, Predictive coherency: Interpretation, v. 3, SAE1-SAE7. [link]
P. Karimi and S. Fomel, 2015, Stratigraphic coordinates: a coordinate system tailored to seismic interpretation: Geophysical Prospecting, v. 63, 1246-1255. [link]
P. Yang and S. Fomel, 2015, Seislet-based morphological component analysis using scale-dependent exponential shrinkage: Journal of Applied Geophysics, v. 118, 66-74. [link]
Y. Chen and S. Fomel, 2015, Random noise attenuation using local signal-and-noise orthogonalization: Geophysics, v. 80, WD1-WD9. [link]
J. Hu, S. Fomel, and L. Ying, 2015, A fast algorithm for 3D azimuthally anisotropic velocity scan: Geophysical Prospecting, v. 63, 368-377. [link]
S. Li and S. Fomel, 2015, A robust approach to time-to-depth conversion and interval velocity estimation from time migration in the presence of lateral velocity variations: Geophysical Prospecting, v. 63, 315-337. [link]
S. Fomel, 2015, Reproducible research as a community effort: Lessons from the Madagascar project: Computing in Science and Engineering, v. 17, 20-26. [link]
T. Alkhalifah, S. Fomel, and Z. Wu, 2015, Source-receiver two-way wave extrapolation for prestack exploding-reflector modeling and migration: Geophysical Prospecting, v.63, 23-34. [link]
L. Decker, X. Janson, and S. Fomel, 2015, Carbonate reservoir characterization using seismic diffraction imaging: Interpretation, v. 3, SF21-SF30. [link]
W. Burnett, A. Klokov, S. Fomel, R. Bansal, E. Liu, and T. Jenkinson, 2015, Seismic diffraction interpretation at Piceance Creek: Interpretation, v. 3, SF1-SF14. [link]
R. Zhang, X. Song, S. Fomel, M. K. Sen, and S. Srinivasan, 2014, Time-lapse prestack seismic data registration and inversion for CO2 sequestration study at Cranfield: Geophysical Prospecting, v. 62, 1028-1039. [link]
Y. Chen, S. Fomel, and J. Hu, 2014, Iterative deblending of simultaneous-source seismic data using seislet-domain shaping regularization: Geophysics, v. 79, V179-V189. [link]
J. Cheng and S. Fomel, 2014, Fast algorithms for elastic-wave-mode separation and vector decomposition using low-rank approximation for anisotropic media: Geophysics, v. 79, C97-C110. [link]
G. Fang, S. Fomel, Q. Du, and J. Hu, 2014, Lowrank seismic wave extrapolation on a staggered grid: Geophysics, v. 79, T157-T168. [link]
R. H. Herrera, S. Fomel, and M. van der Baan, 2014, Automatic approaches for seismic to well tying: Interpretation, v. 2, SD101-SD109. [link]
S. Fomel and M. van der Baan, 2014, Local skewness attribute as a seismic phase detector: Interpretation, v. 2, SA49-SA56. [link]
S. Fomel and E. Landa, 2014, Structural uncertainty of time-migrated seismic images: Journal of Applied Geophysics, v. 101, 27-30. [link]
S. Fomel, P. Sava, I. Vlad, Y. Liu, and V. Bashkardin, 2013, Madagascar: open-source software project for multidimensional data analysis and reproducible computational experiments: Journal of Open Research Software, v, 1, e8. [link]
S.Li, A. Vladimirsky, and S. Fomel, 2013, First-break traveltime tomography with the double-square-root eikonal equation: Geophysics, v. 78, U89-U101. [link]
A. Klokov and S. Fomel, 2013, Selecting an optimal aperture in Kirchhoff migration using dip-angle images: Geophysics, v. 78, S243-S254. [link]
S. Fomel, 2013, Seismic data decomposition into spectral components using regularized nonstationary autoregression: Geophysics, v. 78, O69-O76. [link]
Y. Cai, S. Fomel, and H. Zeng, 2013, Automated spectral recomposition with application in stratigraphic interpretation: Interpretation, v. 1, SA109-SA116. [link]
Z. Chen, S. Fomel, and W. Lu, 2013, Omnidirectional plane-wave destruction: Geophysics, v. 78, V171-V179. [link]
R. Zhang, X. Song, S. Fomel, M. K. Sen, and S. Srinivasan, 2013, Time-lapse seismic data registration and inversion for CO2 sequestration study at Cranfield: Geophysics, v. 78, B329–B338. [link]
Y. Liu and S. Fomel, 2013, Seismic data analysis using local time-frequency transform: Geophysical Prospecting, v. 61, 516–525. [link]
S. Fomel, L. Ying, and X. Song, 2013, Seismic wave extrapolation using lowrank symbol approximation: Geophysical Prospecting, v. 61, 526–536. [link]
X. Song, S. Fomel, and L. Ying, 2013, Lowrank finite-differences and lowrank Fourier finite-differences for seismic wave extrapolation in the acoustic approximation: Geophysical Journal International, v. 193, 960-969. [link]
S. Li and S. Fomel, 2013, Kirchhoff migration using eikonal-based computation of traveltime source-derivatives: Geophysics, v. 78, S211-S219. [link]
J. Hu, S. Fomel, L. Demanet, and L. Ying, 2013, A fast butterfly algorithm for generalized Radon transforms: Geophysics, v. 78, U41-U51. [link]
C. Saragiotis, T. Alkhalifah, and S. Fomel, 2013, Automatic traveltime picking using instantaneous traveltime: Geophysics, v. 78, T53–T58. [link]
Z. Chen, S. Fomel, and W. Lu, 2013, Accelerated plane-wave destruction: Geophysics, v. 78, V1–V9. [link]
S. Fomel and R. Kazinnik, 2013, Nonhyperbolic common reflection surface: Geophysical Prospecting, v. 61, 21-27. [link]
A. Klokov, S. Fomel, 2012, Separation and imaging of seismic diffractions using migrated dip-angle gathers: Geophysics, v. 77, S131-S143. [link]
A. Stovas and S. Fomel, 2012, Shifted hyperbola moveout approximation revisited: Geophysical Prospecting, v. 60, 395–399. [link]
A. Stovas and S. Fomel, 2012, Generalized non-elliptic approximation in tau-p domain: Geophysics, v. 77, U23–U30. [link]
G. Liu, S. Fomel, and X. Chen, 2011, Time-frequency analysis of seismic data using local attributes: Geophysics, v. 76, P23-P34. [link]
Y. Liu and S. Fomel, 2011, Seismic data interpolation beyond aliasing using regularized nonstationary autoregression: Geophysics, v. 76, V69-V77. [link]
X. Song and S. Fomel, 2011, Fourier finite-difference wave propagation: Geophysics, v. 76, T123-T129. [link]
L. Casasanta and S. Fomel, 2011, Velocity-independent tau-p moveout in a vertically-varying VTI medium: Geophysics, v. 76, U45-U57. [link]
W. Burnett and S. Fomel, 2011, Azimuthally anisotropic 3D velocity continuation: International Journal of Geophysics, Article ID 484653. [link]
T. Alkhalifah and S. Fomel, 2011, Angle gathers in wave-equation imaging for transversely isotropic media: Geophysical Prospecting, 59, 422-431.: Geophysical Prospecting, 59, 422-431. [link]
S. Fomel, 2011, Theory of 3-D angle gathers in wave-equation seismic imaging: Journal of Petroleum Exploration and Production Technology, 1, 11-16. [link]
T. Alkhalifah and S. Fomel, 2011, The basic components of residual migration in VTI media using anisotropy continuation: Journal of Petroleum Exploration and Production Technology, 1, 17-22. [link]
G. Liu, S. Fomel, and X. Chen, 2011, Stacking angle-domain common-image gathers for normalization of illumination: Geophysical Prospecting, 59, 244-255. [link]
Y. Liu and S. Fomel, 2010, OC-seislet: seislet transform construction with differential offset continuation: Geophysics, 75, WB235-WB245. [link]
S. H. Kazemeini, C. Yang, C. Juhlin, S. Fomel, C. Cosma, 2010, Enhancing seismic data resolution using prestack blueing: Case history from the Ketzin CO2 injection site, Germany: Geophysics, 75, V101-V110. [link]
T. Alkhalifah and S. Fomel, 2010, An eikonal based formulation for traveltime perturbation with respect to the source location: Geophysics, 75, T175-T183. [link]
S. Fomel, 2010, Predictive painting of 3D seismic volumes: Geophysics, v. 75, A25-A30. [link]
S. H. Kazemeini, C. Juhlin, and S. Fomel, 2010, Monitoring CO2 response on surface seismic data; a rock physics and seismic modeling feasibility study at the CO2 sequestration site, Ketzin, Germany: Journal of Applied Geophysics, v. 71, 109-124. [link]
S. Fomel and Y. Liu, 2010, Seislet transform and seislet frame: Geophysics, v. 75, V25-V38. [link]

Y.Liu, S. Fomel, and G. Liu, 2010, Nonlinear structure-enhancing filtering using plane-wave construction: Geophysical Prospecting, v. 58, 415-427. [link]

S. Fomel and A. Stovas, 2010, Generalized nonhyperbolic moveout approximation: Geophysics, v.75, U9–U18. [link]
M. van der Baan and S. Fomel, 2009, Nonstationary phase estimation using regularized local kurtosis maximization: Geophysics, v. 74, A75-A80. [link]
L. Ying and S. Fomel, 2009, Fast computation of partial Fourier transforms: Multiscale Modeling & Simulation, v.8, 110-124. [link]
W. Burnett and S. Fomel, 2009, 3-D velocity-independent elliptically anisotropic moveout correction: Geophysics, v. 74, WB129-WB136. [link]

M. K. Cameron, S. B.  Fomel, and J. A.  Sethian, 2009, Analysis and algorithms for a regularized Cauchy problem arising from a non-linear elliptic PDE for seismic velocity estimation: Journal of Computational Physics, v. 228, 7388-7411. [link]

S. Fomel, S. Luo, and H. Zhao, 2009, Fast sweeping method for the factored eikonal equation: Journal of Computational Physics, v. 228, 6440-6455. [link]
S. Fomel, 2009, Velocity analysis using AB semblance: Geophysical Prospecting, v. 57, 311-321. [abstract]
G. Liu, S. Fomel, L. Jin, and X. Chen, 2009, Stacking seismic data using local correlation: Geophysics, v. 74, V43-V48. [abstract]

T. J. Browaeys and S. Fomel, 2009, Fractal heterogeneities in sonic logs and low frequency scattering attenuation: Geophysics, v. 74, WA77-WA92. [BEG article]

S. Fomel, 2009, Adaptive multiple subtraction using regularized nonstationary regression: Geophysics, v. 74, V25-V33. [link]
S. Fomel, and L. Jin, 2009, Time-lapse image registration using the local similarity attribute: Geophysics, v. 75, A7-A11. [link]

M. Cameron, S. Fomel, and J. Sethian, 2008, Time-to-depth conversion and seismic velocity estimation using time-migration velocity: Geophysics, v. 73, VE205-VE210. [PDF]

D. A. Rosales, S. Fomel, B. L. Biondi, and P. C. Sava, 2008, Wave-equation angle-domain common-image gathers for converted waves: Geophysics, v. 73, S17-S26. [PDF]

P. Sava and S. Fomel, 2008, High-order kernels for Riemannian wavefield extrapolation: Geophysical Prospecting, 56, 49-60. [PDF]

L. Zhang, J. W. Rector, G. M. Hoversten, and S. Fomel, 2007, Split-step complex Pade-Fourier depth migration: Geophysical Journal International, v. 171, 1308-1313. [PDF]

S. Fomel, E. Landa, and M. T. Taner, 2007, Post-stack velocity analysis by separation and imaging of seismic diffractions: Geophysics, v. 72, U89-U94. [PDF]

M.K. Cameron, S.B. Fomel, and J.A. Sethian, 2007, Seismic velocity estimation from time migration: Inverse Problems, v. 23, 1329-1369. [PDF]

S. Fomel, 2007, Velocity-independent time-domain seismic imaging using local event slopes: Geophysics, v. 72, S139-S147. [PDF]

S. Fomel, 2007, Local Seismic Attributes: Geophysics, v. 72 no. 3, p. A29-A33. [PDF]

S. Fomel, 2007, Shaping regularization in geophysical-estimation problems: Geophysics, v. 72, R29-R36. [PDF]

S. Fomel and A. Guitton, 2006, Regularizing seismic inverse problems by model reparameterization using plane-wave construction: Geophysics, v. 71, A43-A47 [PDF]

P. C. Sava and S. Fomel, 2006, Time-shift imaging condition in seismic migration: Geophysics, S209-S217. [PDF]

E. Landa, S. Fomel, and T.J. Moser, 2006, Path-integral seismic imaging: Geophysical Prospecting, 2006, v. 54, 491-503. [PDF]

Lomask, Jesse, Guitton, A., Fomel, S. B., Claerbout, Jon, and Valenciano, A. A., 2006, Flattening without picking: Geophysics, v. 71, no. 4, p. 13-20. [PDF]

P.Sava and S.Fomel, 2005, Riemannian wavefield extrapolation: Geophysics, v. 70, T45-T56. [PDF]

Fomel, Sergey, 2004, On anelliptic approximations for qP velocities in VTI media: Geophysical Prospecting, v. 52, p. 247-259. [PDF]

Fomel, S. B., Sava, Paul, Rickett, J., and Claerbout, J. F., 2003, The Wilson-Burg method of spectral factorization with application to helical filtering: Geophysical Prospecting, v. 51, p. 409-420. [PDF]

Fomel, S. B., 2003, Time-migration velocity analysis by velocity continuation: Geophysics, v. 68, no. 5, p. 1662-1672. [PDF]

Fomel, S. B., 2003, Velocity continuation and the anatomy of residual prestack time migration: Geophysics, v. 68, no. 5, p. 1650-1661. [PDF]

Sava, P. C., and Fomel, S., 2003, Angle-domain common image gathers by wavefield continuation methods: Geophysics, v. 68, no. 3, p. 1065-1074. [PDF]

Fomel, Sergey, 2003, Asymptotic pseudounitary stacking operators: Geophysics, v. 68, no. 3, p. 1032-1042. [link]

Fomel, Sergey, 2003, Seismic reflection data interpolation with differential offset and shot continuation: Geophysics, v. 68, no. 2, p. 733-744. [PDF]

Fomel, Sergey, 2003, Theory of differential offset continuation: Geophysics, v. 68, no. 2, p. 718-732. [PDF]

Fomel, Sergey, and Claerbout, J. F., 2003, Multidimensional recursive filter preconditioning in geophysical estimation problems: Geophysics, v. 68, no. 2, p. 577-588. [PDF]

Fomel, Sergey, 2002, Applications of plane-wave destruction filters: Geophysics, v. 67, no. 6, p. 1946-1960. [PDF]

Fomel, Sergey, Berryman, J. G., Clapp, R. G., and Prucha, Marie, 2002, Iterative resolution estimation in least-squares Kirchhoff migration: Geophysical Prospecting, v. 50, p. 577-588. [PDF]

Fomel, Sergey, and Sethian, J. A., 2002, Fast-phase space computation of multiple arrivals: Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, v. 99, no. 11, p. 7329-7334. [PDF]

Fomel, Sergey, 2002, Antialiasing of Kirchoff operators by reciprocal parameterization: Journal of Seismic Exploration, v. 10, p. 293-310.

Fomel, Sergey, and Bleistein, N., 2001, Amplitude preservation for offset continuation: confirmation for Kirchhoff data: Journal of Seismic Exploration, v. 10, p. 121-130.

Fomel, Sergey, and Vaillant, L., 2001, Evaluating the Stolt-stretch parameter: Journal of Seismic Exploration, v. 9, p. 319-335.

Sava, P. C., and Fomel, S. B., 2001, 3-D traveltime computation by Huygens wavefront tracing: Geophysics, v. 66, no. 3, p. 883-889. [PDF]

Alkhalifah, T., and Fomel, Sergey, 2001, Implementing the fast marching eikonal solver: spherical versus Cartesian coordinates: Geophysical Prospecting, v. 49, no. 2, p. 165-178. [PDF]

Alkhalifah, T., Fomel, Sergey, and Biondi, B., 2001, The space-time domain: theory and modelling for anisotropic media: Geophysical Journal International, v. 144, p. 105-113. [PDF]

Biondi, B. L., Fomel, Sergey, and Chemingui, N., 1998, Azimuth moveout for 3-D prestack imaging: Geophysics, v. 63, no. 5, p. 574-588. [PDF]

Reproducible papers by ourselves and other Madagascar users


Department of Geological Sciences
Institute for Geophysics
    Main Page
    Team Members
    Research Projects
©2015 Bureau of Economic Geology, The University of Texas at Austin