Section: New Software and Platforms


Frequency-domain Full Waveform Inversion

Keywords: 2D - 3D - Discontinuous Galerkin - Inverse problem - Frequency Domain - Acoustic equation - Elasticity

Functional Description: ffwi is developed in partnership with Total in the context of the Depth Imaging Partnership (DIP). It is devoted to perform seismic imaging using the Full Waveform Inversion method, in the frequency domain. It is based upon the software Fmodeling, which is itself dedicated to the forward problem. In FWI, the forward problem is solved using Hybridizable Discontinuous Galerkin Methods. The reconstruction of medium parameter is conducted with an iterative minimization scheme, which uses gradient descent techniques. The software can work with acoustic and elastic media, in two and three dimensions.

  • Partner: TOTAL

  • Contact: Florian Faucher