This page will offer various tutorials as we make them available. In the meantime, we offer the two items below.
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Anisotropic polarization principle
The Winds of Change:
Anisotropic Rocks ...
their Preferred Direction
of Fluid Flow and their
By Dr. Heloise Lynn
of the CSEG
Select the following link to watch and hear Heloise Lynn's SEG/AAPG 2004 Distinguished Lecture Presentation.
The following animation illustrates how a shear wave becomes polarized in an anisotropic medium. The two polarizations travel at different velocities and can be used to infer information about fracture orientation and density.