Tutorial
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Anisotropic polarization principle
Abstract                    Video
The Winds of Change:
Anisotropic Rocks ...
their Preferred Direction
of Fluid Flow and their
Associated Seismic
Signatures

By Dr. Heloise Lynn
SEG Distinguished
Lecture Program
Courtesy
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.