Postgraduate Course: Quantitative Interpretation (PGGE11175)
|School||School of Geosciences
||College||College of Science and Engineering
|Credit level (Normal year taken)||SCQF Level 11 (Postgraduate)
||Availability||Not available to visiting students
|Summary||This course is designed to allow students to apply the concepts in the Rock Physics course in a practical context. It introduces students to a recent industry development, and builds on significant research expertise in Edinburgh. It is intended to have a component of workstation based learning, which will improve students' appreciation of current industry software capabilities.
Entry Requirements (not applicable to Visiting Students)
||Other requirements|| None
Course Delivery Information
|Not being delivered|
| 1. Principles of Amplitude-versus-offset (AVO) analysis: Information content, AVO inversion, traditional crossplot analysis, attributes and Fluid-Factor analysis.
2. Rock Physics templates and Seismic litho-facies.
3. Probabilistic Inversion and Statistical Rock Physics.
4. Thin bed effects and frequency-dependent AVO.
5. Practical exercise applying the concepts to industrial data.
|Graduate Attributes and Skills
|Keywords||Intrepretation Inversion Rock Physics
|Course organiser||Dr Mark Chapman
Tel: (0131 6)50 8521
|Course secretary||Mrs Christine Wilson
Tel: (0131 6)50 4866