Constraints on elastic parameters and implications for lithology on VTI media

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Energy considerations provide constraints on elastic stiffnesses in media exhibiting transverse isotropy with a vertical axis of symmetry. If the anisotropy is due to thin layers, additional constraints hold. The constraints can be used to provide insight into the mechanisms causing the anisotropy, which in turn gives information about the lithology. These ideas are illustrated by some examples of anisotropic sedimentary rocks and sediments from the literature.

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Berge, P.A. June 2, 1995.

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Energy considerations provide constraints on elastic stiffnesses in media exhibiting transverse isotropy with a vertical axis of symmetry. If the anisotropy is due to thin layers, additional constraints hold. The constraints can be used to provide insight into the mechanisms causing the anisotropy, which in turn gives information about the lithology. These ideas are illustrated by some examples of anisotropic sedimentary rocks and sediments from the literature.

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  • SEG `95: 65. annual meeting and international exposition of the Society of Exploration Geophysicists (SEG), Houston, TX (United States), 8-13 Oct 1995

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  • Other: DE95015108
  • Report No.: UCRL-JC--120969
  • Report No.: CONF-951013--2
  • Grant Number: W-7405-ENG-48
  • Office of Scientific & Technical Information Report Number: 95351
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc791767

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Berge, P.A. Constraints on elastic parameters and implications for lithology on VTI media, article, June 2, 1995; California. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc791767/: accessed September 20, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.