1. Elements of basic theory of anisotropic wave propagation.
Governing equations and plane-wave properties.
Plane waves in transversely isotropic media.
Plane waves in orthorhombic media.
Appendices for Chapter 1.
Phase velocity in arbitrary anisotropic media.
Group-velocity vector as a function of phase velocity.
2. Influence of anisotropy on point-source radiation and AVO analysis.
Point-source radiation in anisotropic media. Radiation patterns and AVO analysis in VTI media. Appendices for Chapter 2. Derivation of the anisotropic Green's function. Weak-anisotropy approximation for radiation patterns in TI media.
3. Normal-moveout velocity in layered anisotropic media.
2-D NMO equation in an anisotropic layer. NMO velocity for vertical transverse isotropy. NMO velocity for tilted TI media. NMO velocity in layered media and time-to-depth conversion. Elements of 3-D analysis of NMO velocity. Appendices for Chapter 3. 2-D NMO equation in an anisotropic layer. Weak-anisotropy approximation for P-wave NMO velocity in TTI media. 2-D Dix-type equation in layered anisotropic media. 3-D NMO equation in heterogeneous anisotropic media.
4. Nonhyperbolic reflection moveout.
Quartic moveout coefficient. Nonhyperbolic moveout equation. P-wave moveout in VTI media in terms of the parameter &eegr;. Long-spread moveout of SV-waves in VTI media. Appendices for Chapter 4. Weak-anisotropy approximation for long-spread moveout. P-wave moveout in layered VTI media.
5. Reflection moveout of mode-converted waves.
Dip-dependent moveout of PS-waves in a single layer (2-D). Application to a VTI layer. 3-D treatment of PS-wave moveout of layered media. PS-wave moveout in horizontally layered VTI