Journal : Acta Geophysica
Article : Fifty years of stacking

Authors :
Shiuly, A
Department of Earthquake Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology Roorkee, Roorkee, India,
Kumar, V
Department of Earthquake Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology Roorkee, Roorkee, India,
Narayan, J.P.
Department of Earthquake Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology Roorkee, Roorkee, India,,
Mousavian, R.
Department of Geodesy and Geomatics Engineering, K.N. Toosi University of Technology, Tehran, Iran,,
Hossainali, M.M.
Department of Geodesy and Geomatics Engineering, K.N. Toosi University of Technology, Tehran, Iran,,
Wiszniowski, J.
Institute of Geophysics, Polish Academy of Sciences, Warszawa, Poland,,
Plesiewicz, B.M.
Institute of Geophysics, Polish Academy of Sciences, Warszawa, Poland,
Trojanowski, J.
Institute of Geophysics, Polish Academy of Sciences, Warszawa, Poland,
Agh-Atabai, M.
Department of Geology, Faculty of Sciences, Golestan University, Gorgan, Iran,,
Mirabedini, M.S.
Department of Geology, Faculty of Sciences, Golestan University, Gorgan, Iran,,
Rashed, M.
Department of Geophysics, Faculty of Earth Sciences, King Abdulaziz University, Jeddah, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia; Geology Department, Faculty of Science, Suez Canal University, Ismailia, Egypt,,
Abstract : Common-Mid-Point (CMP) stacking is a major process to enhance signal-to-noise ratio in seismic data. Since its appearance fifty years ago, CMP stacking has gone through different phases of prosperity and negligence within the geophysical community. During those times, CMP stacking developed from a simple process of averaging into a sophisticated process that involves complicated mathematics and state-of-the-art computation. This article summarizes the basic principles, assumptions, and violations related to the CMP stacking technique, presents a historical overview on the development stages of CMP stacking, and discusses its future potentiality.

Keywords : CMP, sejsmika, przeróbka, CMP, seismics, processing, stacking,
Publishing house : Instytut Geofizyki PAN
Publication date : 2014
Number : Vol. 62, no. 3
Page : 505 – 528

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Qute : Shiuly, A ,Kumar, V ,Narayan, J.P. ,Mousavian, R. ,Hossainali, M.M. ,Wiszniowski, J. ,Plesiewicz, B.M. ,Trojanowski, J. ,Agh-Atabai, M. ,Mirabedini, M.S. ,Rashed, M. ,Rashed, M. , Fifty years of stacking. Acta Geophysica Vol. 62, no. 3/2014