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WIT is pleased to announce that the following new software is now available. Please note that the codes are provided exclusively for our sponsors and can only be downloaded from the 'restricted' area after logging in.

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The presentations given during the 19th Annual WIT Meeting 2016 have been uploaded and are now available online exclusively for sponsors in the restricted section. In order to access the files, you need to login. In addition to the proceedings and overviews detailing the work by the WIT research teams, the following presentations are available:

  • N. Athanasopoulos, F. Broggini, and D.-J. van Manen: Subsampling and comparative analysis of interpolation techniques of the 2D Exact Boundary...
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We are happy to announce that on 27/11/2015, Henrique Bueno Santos, Ph.D. student with WIT Campinas, has successfully defended his Ph.D. thesis. His thesis, entitled "Initial depth model building using robust time-migration velocity analysis methods" will be avaliable later this year in the digital library at the University of Campinas.
Congratulations, Henrique!

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Two new Ph.D. students joined the Karlsruhe WIT team in November 2015: Nikolaos Athanasopoulos and Mario Rubén Fernandez. Furthermore, Renat Shigapov researches on viscoacoustic full waveform inversion supported by a scholarship from the CRC 1173 and Tao Lei fromUniversity of Geosciences in Wuhan will be working on the application of full waveform inversion to marine seismic data, funded by a CSC scholarship.

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We are pleased to announce the dates for the 19th Annual WIT Meeting. It will take place in Hamburg from February, 14th-16th, 2016. The preliminary schedule is as follows:

Sunday,  February 14th: arrival and icebreaker,
Monday,  February 15th: presentations,
Tuesday, February 16th: presentations and meeting of the steering committee.

Further information including details on registration and the program will be provided in due time in the Meeting section on the WIT homepage as well as per...

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At this year's SEG meeting, WIT researchers will present on a multitude of topics:

Monday, 19.10., afternoon:

  • Henrique B. Santos, Tiago A. Coimbra, Jörg Schleicher, and Amélia Novais: Migration velocity analysis using time-remigration trajectory: regions with strong velocity variations (SVE-EP)


Tuesday, 20.10., morning:

  • Alex Bauer, Benjamin Schwarz, and Dirk Gajewski: Prestack diffraction enhancement using a traveltime decomposition approach (SPIR 2)
  • Martina Bobsin, Benjamin Schwarz, Claudia...
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We are happy to announce that former Campinas PhD student and post-doc researcher Daniel Macedo has been hired as an Assistant Professor for Applied Geophysics (Seismic Methods) at Federal University of Pará (UFPA) in Belém, Brazil, starting in August 2015. In his new role, he will continue to make part of the WIT team.

Congratulations, Daniel!

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As of July 1st, the Applied Geophysics Group at KIT proudly participates in the DFG-funded collaborative research centre (CRC) 1173, "Wave phenomena: analysis and numerics." This CRC brings together 16 principal investigators from analysis and numerics of the KIT Department of Mathematics. Another four Pis are from optics and photonics, biomedical engineering, and applied geophysics work and work on the interfaces to applications. The Applied Geophysics group contributes to the subproject C2...

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We are happy to announce that Khawar Ashfaq Ahmed, Ph.D. student with WIT Hamburg, has successfully defended his work on June, 30th. His thesis on 3-D seismic processing in crystalline rocks using the common reflection surface stack is available here.

Congratulations, Khawar!

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We are happy to announce that Benjamin Schwarz, Ph.D. student with WIT Hamburg, has successfully defended his work on June, 23rd. His thesis on Moveout and geometry is available here.

Congratulations, Benny!

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