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Seismic traveltime tomography is a popular method for seismic velocity analysis (e.g., Lines, 1991[1]; Stewart, 1991[2]). Its principles are sketched in Figure 6. Traveltime tomography can provide velocity estimates from borehole or surface-reflection data. The goal of tomography is to image the internal material properties of a body by observing the wavefields that have passed through it. The tomographic method can be used to estimate seismic velocities from traveltime information and can be viewed as a three-step procedure, as is detailed next.

  1. Lines, L. R., 1991, Application of tomography to borehole and reflection seismology: The Leading Edge, 10, no. 7, p. 11–17.
  2. Stewart, R. R., 1991, Exploration seismic tomography: SEG.