2011-2019 Published Papers


 Published Papers 2019


1.       Feng, S. and GT Schuster, 2019, Transmission+ reflection anisotropic waveequation traveltime and waveform inversion: Geophysical Prospecting 67 (2), 423-442.

2.        Li, J., F. Lin, A. Allam, Y. Ben-Zion, Z. Liu and G. Schuster, 2019, Wave equation dispersion inversion of surface waves recorded on irregular topography: Geophys. J. Int., 217 (1), 346-360.

3.       Chen, Y. and GT Schuster, 2019, Seismic inversion by Newtonian machine learning: arXiv preprint arXiv:1904.10936.

4.       Liu, Z., Y Chen, and G Schuster, 2019, Multilayer sparse least squares migration= Deep convolutional neural network: arXiv preprint arXiv:1904.09321

5.       Feng, S., O Yilmaz, Y Chen,and  GT Schuster, 2019, Zero-offset sections with a deblurring filter in the time domain: GEOPHYSICS, 84 (4), 1-44.

6.       J Li, S Hanafy, Z Liu, and GT Schuster, 2019, Wave equation dispersion inversion of Love waves: GEOPHYSICS, 84 (5), 1-45.

7.       Feng, Z. and G.T. Schuster, 2019, True-amplitude linearized waveform inversion with the quasi-elastic wave equation: GEOPHYSICS, R827–R844.

8.       Chen, Y.,  A. AlTheyab, and G.T. Schuster, 2019, Multiscale reflection phase inversion with migration deconvolution: GEOPHYSICS, doi.org/10.1190/geo2018-0751.1

9.       Lu, K. and S. Chavez, 2019, 3D supervirtual interferometry of refraction data: GEOPHYSICS, , https://doi.org/10.1190/geo2019-0097.1.

10.   Liu, Z., J. Li, S. Hanafy, and G.T. Schuster, 2018, 3D wave equation dispersion inversion: GEOPHYSICS, doi.org/10.1190/geo2018-0543.1

11.   Liu, Z., J. Li, S. Hanafy, and G.T. Schuster, 2019, 3D wave equation dispersion inversion of Rayleigh waves recorded on an irregular surface: GEOPHYSICS, doi.org/10.1190/geo2018-0543.1

12.   Lu, K.,  S. Hanafy, I. Stanistreet, J. Njau, K. Schick, N. Toth, H. Stollhofen, and G. Schuster, 2019, Seismic imaging of  Olduvai Basin, Tanzania: Palaeo3, V0l. 533, doi.org/10.1016/j.palaeo.2019.109246.

13.   Chen, Y., B. Guo and G.T. Schuster, 2019, Migration of viscoacoustic data using acoustic reverse time migration with hybrid deblurring filters: GEOPHYSICS,doi.org/10.1190/geo2018-0256.1.

14.   Fu, L., Z. Feng and G.T. Schuster. 2019, Multiscale phase inversion for 3D ocean-bottom cable data: Geophysical Prospecting, doi: 10.1111/1365-2478.12878.

15.   Li, J., Y. Chen and G.T. Schuster, 2019, Separation of multi-mode surface waves by supervised machine learning methods: Geophysical Prospecting (accepted).

16.   Hanafy, S., H. Hoteit, J. Li and G.T. Schuster, 2019, Real-time seismic imaging: TBA (submitted).

17.   Lu, K., Z. Liu, S. Hanafy and G.T. Schuster, 2019, Noise reduction with reflection supervirtual interferometry: GEOPHYSICS, doi.org/10.1190/geo2019-0571.1.






Published Papers 2018



1.      Feng, Z., B. Guo, and G.T. Schuster, 2018, Elastic least-squares migration with decoupled deblurring filters: GEOPHYSICS,  83, No. 5, pp. S421-S435

2.     Li, J., Li, K., S. Hanafy, and G.T. Schuster, 2018, Two robust imaging methodologies for challenging environments: Wave-equation dispersion inversion of surface waves and guided waves and supervirtual interferometry + tomography for far-offset refractions: Interpretation, http://dx.doi.org/10.1190/INT-2017-0229.1.

3.      Sinha, M. and G.T. Schuster, 2018, Seismic timelapse imaging using interferometric least squares migration: Case study: GeophysProsp., https://doi.org/10.1111/1365-2478.12684.

4.      Li, J., S. Hanafy, and G.T. Schuster, 2018, Wave equation dispersion inversion of guided P waves in a waveguide of arbitrary geometry:  J. Geophys. Research, https://doi.org/10.1029/2018JB016127.

5.       Guo, B. and G.T. Schuster, 2018, Superresolution imaging using resonant multiples: GEOPHYSICS,. 83, S197-S212.

6.      Lei FuBowen GuoGerard T. Schuster, 2018, Multiscale phase inversion of seismic data: GEOPHYSICS Mar 2018,  83, R159--R171.

7.  Sinha, M. and G. Schuster, 2018, Interferometric waveform inversion: GEOPHYSICS https://doi.org/10.1190/geo2018-0047.1.



Published Papers 2017


1.      Schuster, G.T., 2017, Seismic Inversion: SEG Publishing, pp. 358, http://dx.doi.org/10.1190/1.9781560803423.

2.      Li, J., Z. Feng, G. Schuster, 2017, Wave equation dispersion inversion: Geophys. J. Internat.doi: 10.1093/gji/ggw465.

3.      Liu, Z., A. AlTheyab, S. Hanafy, and G.T. Schuster, 2017, Imaging near-surface heterogeneities by natural migration of surface waves: Field data test: Geophysics, 82, pp 1-9, 10.1190/GEO2016-0253.1.

4.       Li, J., S. Hanafy, G. Schuster, 2017, Wave equation Qs inversion of surface waves: Geophys. J. Internat.doi: 10.1093/gji/ggw465.

5.       Schuster, G.T., J. Li, K. Lu, A. Metwally, and S. Hanafy, 2017, Opportunities and pitfalls in surface-wave interpretation: Interpretation,. 5, T131-T141.

6.      Feng, Z. and G.T. Schuster, 2017, Elastic least-squares reverse time migration: Geophysics,  pp. 1–15, 10.1190/GEO2016-0254.1.

7.      Dutta, G. M. Giboli, C. AgutP.Williamson, and G.T. Schuster, 2017, Least-squares reverse time migration with local Radon-based preconditioning: Geophysics, 82, S75--S84.

8.      Li, F., S. Hanafy, and G.T. Schuster, 2017, Parsimonious wave-equation travel-time inversion for refraction waves: GeophysProsp., pp. 1-10, doi: 10.1111/1365-2478.12488.

9.      Hanafy, S. and G.T. Schuster, 2017, Parsimonious refraction interferometry and tomography: Geophys. J. Int., DOI: 10.1093/gji/ggx042.

10.  Schuster, G. and G. Dutta, 2017, Resolution limits of migration and linearized waveform inversion images in a lossy medium: Geophys. J. Int.: 10.1093/gji/ggx105.

11.  Guo, B. and G.T. Schuster, 2017, Wave-equation migration velocity analysis using plane-wave common image gathers: Geophysics, Vol. 82, No. 5, pp. S327-S340.

12.  Feng, S. and G.T. Schuster, and G.T. Schuster, 2017, Skeletonized wave equation inversion in VTI media without too much math: Interpretation, Vol. 5, No. 3, pp. SO21-SO30.

13.  Lu,  K. and G.T. Schuster, 2017, Tutorial for inversion of skeletonized data: Interpretation, DOI: 10.1190/int-2016-0241.1.

14.  Chen, Y., G. Dutta and G.T. Schuster, 2017, Q-Least squares reverse time migration with viscoacoustic deblurring filters: Geophysics, https://doi.org/10.1190/geo2016-0585.1.

15.  Huang, Y. and G.T. Schuster, 2017, Full waveform inversion with multisource frequency selection of marine seismic data: Geophysical Prospecting, DOI: 10.1111/1365-2478.12588.

16.  Tarhini, A. B. Guo, G. Dutta and G. T. Schuster, 2017, Extension of seismic scanning tunnelling macroscope to elastic waves: Pure Appl. Geophys., DOI 10.1007/s00024-017-1692-x.

17.  Li, J., S. Hanafy and G.T. Schuster, 2017, Parsimonious surface-wave interferometry: Geophys. J. Int., https://doi.org/10.1093/gji/ggx467.

18.  Fu, L. and G.T. Schuster, 2017, Superresolution near-field imaging with surface wavesGeophys. J. Int., https://doi.org/10.1093/gji/ggx466.



Published Papers 2016


1.      AlTheyab, A., F. Lin, and G.T. Schuster, 2016, Imaging near-surface heterogeneities by natural migration of back-scattered surface waves: Geophysical J. Intern., 204, 1332–1341.

2.      Schuster, G., 2016, Seismic Interferometry: Chapter in “Geophysics Encyclopedia”, SEG Publishing, http://library.seg.org/doi/book/10.1190/1.9781560803027.

3.      Guo, B., Y. Huang, A. Rostad, and G.T. Schuster, 2016, Transforming noise into signal: far-field super-resolution imaging of resonant multiples: Science Advances , Vol. 2, no. 5, e1501439DOI: 10.1126/sciadv.1501439.

4.      Sinha, M. and G.T. Schuster, 2016, Mitigation of defocusing by statics and near-surface velocity errors by interferometric least-squares migration with a reference datum: Geophysics, 81, No. 4, S195-S206.

5.      Dutta, G., A. AlTheyab, S. Hanafy, A. Tarhini, and G.T. Schuster, 2016, Extracting 220 Hz information from 55 Hz data by near-field superresolution imaging: Geophysical J. Intern.,doi10.1093/gji/ggw197.

6.      AlTheyab, A., and G.T. Schuster, 2016, Efficient wavefront picking for 3D tomography and full-waveform inversion: Geophysics, 81, No. 6, pp. B201-B210.

7.      Zhang, Z., G. Schuster, Y. Liu, S. Hanafy, and J. Li, 2016, Wave equation dispersion inversion using a difference approximation to the gradient: J. of Applied Geophysics, 133, 9–15.

8.      Jadoon, K., S. Al-Mashharawi, S.M. Hanafy, G.T. Schuster, and T.M. Missimer, 2016, Anthropogenic-induced changes in the mechanism of drylands ephemeral stream recharge, Western Saudi Arabia: Water, 8,  DOI: 10.3390/w8040136.

9.      Li, J. and S. Hanafy, 2016, Skeletonized inversion of surface wave: Active source versus controlled noise comparison.” Interpretation, 4(3), SH11-SH19.

10.  Dutta, G. and G.T. Schuster, 2016, Wave equation Q tomography: Geophysics, 81,   R471-R484,. 10.1190/GEO2016-0081.1

11.  Li, J. and G.T. Schuster, 2016, Ray-map migration of transmitted surface waves: Interpretation, Vol. 4, No. 4, pp. SQ33-SQ40.   



Published Papers 2015


1.      Huang, Y., D. Zhang, and G.T. Schuster, 2015, Tomographic resolution limits for diffraction imaging: Interpretation, 3(1), SF15-SF20.

2.       Zhang, S., Y. Luo, and G. Schuster, 2015, Shot- and angle-domain wave-equation traveltime inversion of reflection data: Synthetic and field data examples: Geophysics , 80, S79-S92.

3.       Zhang, S., Y. Luo, and G. Schuster, 2015, Shot- and angle-domain wave-equation traveltime inversion of reflection data: Theory: Geophysics, Vol. 80, No. 4, pp. U47-U59.

4.       Hanafy, S., R. Bruhn, and G. Schuster,  2015 Outcrops and well logs as a practicum for calibrating the accuracy of traveltime tomograms: Interpretation, 3, SY27-SY40.

5.       Huang, Y., R. He, C. Boonyasiriwat,  and G. Schuster, 2015, Specular interferometric migration of VSP data: Interpretation, 3, SW57-SW62.

6.      Guo , B.,  J. Yu , Y. Huang , S. Hanafy , and G. Schuster, 2015, Benefits and limitations of imaging multiples: Interferometric and resonant migration: The Leading Edge, 3, 802-805.

7.      Hanafy, S., Huang, Y.,  Y. Luo, and G. Schuster, 2015, Benefits and limitations of imaging multiples: Mirror migration: The Leading Edge, 3, 796-798.


Published Papers 2014


1.      Huang, Y. and G.T. Schuster, 2014, The traveltime holographic principle: GJI Express Letters, 200 (1): 106-110 doi: 10.1093/gji/ggu382

2.      Huang, Y. and G.T. Schuster, 2014, Resolution limits for wave equation imaging: Journal of Applied Geophysics, 107, 137–148.

3.      Dutta, G. and G.T. Schuster, 2014, Attenuation compensation for least-squares reverse time migration using the viscoacoustic-wave equation: Geophysics, Vol. 79, No. 6, pp. S251-S262.

4.      Schuster, G.T., Y. Huang, M. Zhou, J. Yu, S. Hanafy, O. Alhagan, and W. Dai, 2014, Review on improved seismic imaging with closure phase: Geophysics, 79(5), W11–W25. DOI: 10.1190/geo2013- 0317.1.

5.      Huang, Y., G. Dutta, W. Dai, X. Wang, J. Yu, and G.T. Schuster, 2014, Making the most out of least-squares migration: The Leading Edge 33(9), 954–960. DOI: 10.1190/tle33090954.1

6.      Schuster, G.T. and Y. Huang, 2014, Far-field superresolution by imaging of resonance scattering: Geophysical Journal International, 199 (3): 1943-1949 doi: 10.1093/gji/ggu350.

7.      Yu, H, D. Zhang, and X. Wang, 2014, Application of weighted early-arrival waveform inversion to shallow land data: Journal of Applied Geophysics, doi:10.1016/j.jappgeo.2014.01.003.

8.      Zhan, G., W., Dai, Y. Luo, M., Zhou, and G.T. Schuster, 2014, Generalized diffraction-stack migration and filtering of coherent noise: Geophysical Prospecting, 427-442 .

9.      Al-Hagan, O., S. Hanafy, and G.T. Schuster, 2014, Iterative super-virtual refraction interferometry: Geophysics, 79, Q21-Q30.

10.  Zhang, D. and G.T. Schuster, 2014, Least-squares reverse time migration of multiples: Geophysics, 79, S11-S21.

11.  Hanafy, S., and G.T. Schuster, 2014, Interferferometric interpolation of sparse marine seismic data: Geophysical Prospecting, 1-16.


Published Papers 2013


1.      Bharadwaj, P.,T. Nissen-Meyer, G. Schuster, E. Garnero, and M. Mai, 2013, Enhancing core-diffracted arrivals by super-virtualinterferometry: GJI, 196 (2): 1177-1188. doi: 10.1093/gji/ggt452 (online in 2013).

2.      Hanafy, S. and G. Schuster, 2013,Interferometric interpolation of sparse marine data: Geophysical Propsecting, DOI: 10.1111/1365-2478.12066.

3.      El-Behiry, M. G. and Sh. M. Hanafy, 2013. Imaging soil moisture using GPR tomography and reflection field experiments. Arabian J. ofGeosci., DOI 10.1007/s12517-012-0577-7.

4.      Dai, W., Y. Huang, G.T. Schuster, 2013, Least-squares reverse time migration of marine data with frequency-selection encoding: Geophysics, 78, S233-S242.

5.      Dai, W. and G. Schuster, 2013, Plane-wave least-squares migration: Geophysics, Vol. 78, S165-S177.

6.      Bharadwaj, P., X. Wang, G. Schuster, and K. McIntosh, 2013, Increasing the number and signal-to-noise ratio of OBS traces withsupervirtual refraction interferometry and free-surface multiples: GJI, doi: 10.1093/gji/ggs087.

7.      Yu, H., L. Deng, C. Douglas, 2013, An Extension of the Talbot-Ogden Hydrology Model to an Affine Multi-dimensional Moisture Content Domain: Journal of Algorithms & Computational Technology. Vol. 7, no. 3, pages: 271-286, DOI: 10.1260/1748-3018.7.3.271.


Published Papers 2012


1.      Huang, Y., and G. Schuster, 2012, Multi-source least-squares migration with frequency-division encoding: Geophysical Prospecting, DOI: 10.1111/j.1365-2478.2012.01086.x .

2.      Dai, W., Fowler, P. and G.T. Schuster, 2012, Multi-source least-squares reverse time migration. Geophysical Prospecting, 60: 681–695.doi: 10.1111/j.1365-2478.2012.01092.x

3.      Bharadwaj, P., G. Schuster, W. Dai, and I. Mallinson, 2012, Theory of super-virtual refraction interferometry: Geophysical Journal International, DOI: 10.1111/j.1365-246X.2011.05253.x.

4.      Schuster, G.T., S. Hanafy, and Y. Huang, 2012, Theory and feasibility tests for a seismic scanning tunnelling macroscope: Geophysical Journal International, 190: 1593–1606. doi: 10.1111/j.1365-246X.2012.05564.x

5.      Zhan, G., R.C. Pestana, and P.L. Stoffa, Decoupled equations for reverse time migration in tilted transversely isotropic media, Geophysics 77, T37 (2012), DOI:10.1190/geo2011-0175.1.

6.      Cao, W., Sh. M. Hanafy, G.T. Schuster, G. Zhan, and C. Boonyasiriwat, 2012. High-resolution and super-stacking of time reversal mirrors in locating seismic sources: Geophysical Prospecting, DOI: 10.1111/j.1365-2478.2011.00957.x.

7.      Hanafy, Sh. M. and O. Al-Hagan, 2012. Super-virtual refraction interferometry: Field Data Example. Near Surface Geophysics, doi:10.3997/1873-0604.2012032.

8.      Huang, Y., and G. Schuster, 2012, Multi-source least-squares migration of marine streamer and land data with frequency-division encoding: Geophysical Prospecting, 663-680.


Published Papers 2011


1.      Bharadwaj, P., G. Schuster, W. Dai, and I. Mallinson, 2011, Theory of super-virtual refraction interferometry: Geophysical Journal International, DOI: 10.1111/j.1365-246X.2011.05253.x.

2.      Dai, W. and G.T. Schuster, 2011, Multisource least-squares migration of multisource data with a deblurring filter: Geophysics, 10.1190/GEO2010-0159.1

3.      Dai, W. and G.T. Schuster, 2011, Multisource least squares reverse time migration: Geophysical Propsecting, DOI: 10.1111/j.1365-2478.2012.1092.x.

4.      Hanafy, S., and G.T. Schuster, 2011, Two applications of time reversal mirrors: seismic radio and seismic radar: Journal of the Acoustic Society of America, 130, 1985-1994.

5.      Mallinson, I., Bharadwaj, P., G.T. Schuster, 2011, Super-virtual refraction interferometry: Leading Edge, v. 30; no. 5; p. 546-550; DOI: 10.1190/1.3589113.

6.      Schuster, G., X. Wang, Y. Huang, W. Dai and C. Boonyasiriwat, 2011, Theory of multisource crosstalk reduction by phase-encoded statics: Geophysical Journal International 184, DOI: 10.1111/j.1365-246X.2010.04906.x

7.      Schuster, G., 2011, Seismic Imaging: Overview: Encyclopedia of Solid Earth Geophysics, Springer-Verlag Publ., 1121-1133.


Published Papers 2010


1.      Cao W., and G.T. Schuster, , 2010, Antialiasing condition and filter for the reciprocity equation of correlation type: Geophysics 75, WB219 (2010), DOI:10.1190/1.3495542

2.      Boonyasiriwat C., G.T. Schuster, P. Valasek, and W. Cao, 2010, Applications of multiscale waveform inversion to marine data using a flooding technique and dynamic early-arrival: Geophysics, 75, R129 (2010); doi:10.1190/1.3507237.


Published Papers 2009


1.      Aoki N. and G.T. Schuster, 2009, Fast least-squares migration with a deblurring filter. Geophysics 74, WCA83.

2.      Boonyasiriwat, C., Valasek, P. P. Routh, W. Cao, G.T. Schuster, and B. Macy, 2009, An efficient multiscale method for time-domain waveform tomography: Geophysics, 74, WCC59-WC68.

3.      Dong S., Y. Luo, X. Xiao, S. Chavez-Perez, and G.T. Schuster, 2009, Fast 3D target-oriented reverse-time datuming. Geophysics 74, WCA141.

4.      Hanafy Sh. M., Weiping Cao, Kim McCarter, and G.T. Schuster, 2009, Using super-stacking and super-resolution properties of time-reversal mirrors to locate trapped miners. The Leading Edge 28, 302-307.

5.      Wang Y., Luo Y., and G. T. Schuster, 2009, Interferometric interpolation of missing seismic data. Geophysics 74, SI37.

6.      Xiao X. and G. T. Schuster, 2009, Local migration with extrapolated VSP Green's functions. Geophysics 74, SI15.

7.      Xue Y., S. Dong, and G. T. Schuster, 2009, Interferometric prediction and subtraction of surface waves with a nonlinear local filter. Geophysics 74, SI1.