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Earth Science D-index 61 Citations 13,226 392 World Ranking 1109 National Ranking 553

Overview

What is he best known for?

The fields of study he is best known for:

  • Optics
  • Mathematical analysis
  • Statistics

His primary areas of investigation include Extrapolation, Optics, Ground-penetrating radar, Seismic migration and Mathematical analysis. His research integrates issues of Seismic wave, Point, Geometry, Finite difference and Prestack in his study of Extrapolation. His research in Optics intersects with topics in Acoustics and Imaging condition.

His Ground-penetrating radar research includes elements of Sedimentary rock, Outcrop, Remote sensing and Facies. George A. McMechan has included themes like Acoustic wave, Reflector, Position, Isotropy and Algorithm in his Seismic migration study. The various areas that George A. McMechan examines in his Mathematical analysis study include Acoustic wave equation and Biot number.

His most cited work include:

  • MIGRATION BY EXTRAPOLATION OF TIME‐DEPENDENT BOUNDARY VALUES* (584 citations)
  • Analysis of dispersive waves by wave field transformation (400 citations)
  • Acquisition and processing of wide-aperture ground-penetrating radar data (235 citations)

What are the main themes of his work throughout his whole career to date?

George A. McMechan mainly focuses on Seismology, Mathematical analysis, Seismic migration, Optics and Geometry. The Seismology study combines topics in areas such as Amplitude and Geophysics. George A. McMechan interconnects Wave propagation and Least squares in the investigation of issues within Mathematical analysis.

His Seismic migration research is multidisciplinary, incorporating perspectives in Algorithm and Prestack. The concepts of his Optics study are interwoven with issues in Acoustics, Seismic wave, Fourier transform and Extrapolation. His Geometry research includes themes of Computation and Transverse isotropy, Anisotropy.

He most often published in these fields:

  • Seismology (18.70%)
  • Mathematical analysis (18.20%)
  • Seismic migration (17.96%)

What were the highlights of his more recent work (between 2011-2021)?

  • Seismic migration (17.96%)
  • Mathematical analysis (18.20%)
  • Algorithm (10.22%)

In recent papers he was focusing on the following fields of study:

George A. McMechan spends much of his time researching Seismic migration, Mathematical analysis, Algorithm, Amplitude and Optics. His work carried out in the field of Seismic migration brings together such families of science as Wave propagation, Extrapolation and Imaging condition. His work deals with themes such as Real-time computing and Wavelet, which intersect with Extrapolation.

George A. McMechan studies Wave equation which is a part of Mathematical analysis. His Algorithm research incorporates elements of Image and Fourier transform. His work on Polarization, Reflection and Reflectivity as part of his general Optics study is frequently connected to Test data, thereby bridging the divide between different branches of science.

Between 2011 and 2021, his most popular works were:

  • Vector-based elastic reverse time migration (79 citations)
  • Five ways to avoid storing source wavefield snapshots in 2D elastic prestack reverse time migration (61 citations)
  • Excitation amplitude imaging condition for prestack reverse-time migration (50 citations)

In his most recent research, the most cited papers focused on:

  • Optics
  • Mathematical analysis
  • Statistics

George A. McMechan focuses on Seismic migration, Mathematical analysis, Amplitude, Optics and Algorithm. His Seismic migration study incorporates themes from Wave propagation, Prestack, Extrapolation and Imaging condition. His Extrapolation study combines topics from a wide range of disciplines, such as Reflection, Real-time computing and Wavelet.

As part of one scientific family, George A. McMechan deals mainly with the area of Mathematical analysis, narrowing it down to issues related to the Least squares, and often Inverse theory, Computational seismology, Augmented Lagrangian method and Wave equation. George A. McMechan combines subjects such as Kinematics and Slowness with his study of Optics. His studies deal with areas such as Tomography and Fourier transform as well as Algorithm.

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Best Publications

MIGRATION BY EXTRAPOLATION OF TIME‐DEPENDENT BOUNDARY VALUES*

G. A. McMECHAN.
Geophysical Prospecting (1983)

1073 Citations

Analysis of dispersive waves by wave field transformation

George A. McMechan;Mathew J. Yedlin.
Geophysics (1981)

662 Citations

Acquisition and processing of wide-aperture ground-penetrating radar data

Elizabeth Fisher;George A. McMechan;A. Peter Annan.
Geophysics (1992)

444 Citations

Reverse-time migration of offset vertical seismic profiling data using the excitation-time imaging condition

Wen-Fong Chang;George A. McMechan.
Geophysics (1986)

405 Citations

Elastic reverse-time migration

Wen Fong Chang;George A. McMechan.
Geophysics (1987)

323 Citations

Imaging conditions for prestack reverse-time migration

Sandip Chattopadhyay;George A. McMechan.
Geophysics (2008)

284 Citations

Examples of reverse-time migration of single-channel, ground-penetrating radar profiles

Elizabeth Fisher;George A. McMechan;A. Peter Annan;Steve W. Cosway.
Geophysics (1992)

272 Citations

3-D elastic prestack, reverse-time depth migration

Wen Fong Chang;George A. McMechan.
Geophysics (1994)

228 Citations

Scalar reverse‐time depth migration of prestack elastic seismic data

Robert J. Sun;George A. McMechan.
Geophysics (2001)

226 Citations

Determination of source parameters by wavefield extrapolation

George A. McMechan.
Geophysical Journal International (1982)

225 Citations

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