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Reservoir Geophysics Research Program

 

Capabilities and Expertise

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Using noninvasive, surface-based geophysical measurements, experienced Institute scientists provide subsurface geologic site characterization for environmental, natural resource, and engineering needs.

Seismic Theory and Modeling

The capabilities and expertise of the Reservoir Geophysics research program at Southwest Research Institute (SwRI) include:

  • Poroelasticity

  • Guided waves

  • Anisotropic layered media

  • 2D and 3D finite difference viscoelastic modeling

  • Sonic log (monopole and dipole) full waveform modeling

Seismic Data Processing

  • Crosswell seismic data processing

  • Guided wave analysis

  • Time-frequency analysis

  • Formation continuity logging

  • Velocity and attenuation tomography

Electromagnetics

  • Resistivity modeling and processing

  • Cavity detection

Other SwRI Capabilities

  • Ground penetrating radar (GPR)

  • Gravity methods

  • Magnetic methods

  • Instrument prototyping

For more information about our reservoir geophysics research capabilities and expertise, or how you can contract with SwRI, please contact Jorge O. Parra, Ph.D., at jparra@swri.org or (210) 522-3284.

 

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Contact Information

Jorge O. Parra, Ph.D.

Reservoir Geophysics

(210) 522-3284

jparra@swri.org

reservoirgeophysics.swri.org

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August 07, 2014