- Generalized Diffraction Stack Migration
- IMPLICATION: Full wave-equation migration of COG; DSM filtering, efficient RTM, focusing operators from field data.
- PROBLEMS: Need tests with field examples.
- 2002 GOALS: Test with field examples. Develop IO efficiency tricks.

- Focusing Operators from VSP Data
- IMPLICATION: Full wave-equation migration
operators from VSP data!
- Primary reflection Kirchhoff operators.
- Multiple reflection Kirchhoff operators.

- PROBLEMS: No extensive tests on data.
- 2002 GOALS: Robust tests on synthetic and field data sets. Test possibility of separating primaries from multiples.

- IMPLICATION: Full wave-equation migration
operators from VSP data!
- 3-D Wave Equation Migration with Sparse Frequencies
- IMPLICATIONS: 2-3 times CPU savings in 3D migration efficiency.
- PROBLEMS: Clumsy ray tracing needed.
- 2002 GOALS: Full volume 3-D wave equation migration of more data sets.

- Joint Crosscorrelation Imaging
- IMPLICATIONS: Alternative imaging Method
- Practical IVSPWD imaging with horizontal drilling.
- Possible means for migrating multiples in CDP data.

- PROBLEMS: Need to reduce virtual multiple artifacts.
- 2002 GOALS: More field data (earthquake records?) tests.

- IMPLICATIONS: Alternative imaging Method
- MD AVO and DMO Deconvolution
- IMPLICATION: Improved resolution and artifact reduction in AVO and DMO images.
- PROBLEMS: None.
- 2002 GOALS: More AVO tests with field data.

- Least Squares Wavepath Migration and POIC
- IMPLICATIONS: Improved image quality from wavepath migration. Ability to reduce multiples.
- PROBLEMS: Sensitivity to incidence angle estimation.
- 2002 GOALS: 3-D LSWM? More field data tests? await.

- Crosswell First Arrival Waveform Imaging
- IMPLICATION: More robust waveform imaging method.
- PROBLEMS: Elastic modeling needed? Need field data test.
- 2002 GOALS: Robust series of tests on INCO field data. Develop tricks to overcome unaccountable noise in data.

- Refraction Waveform Imaging
- IMPLICATION: High resolution and more robust waveform imaging method.
- PROBLEMS: Viscoelastic modeling needed? Need field data test.
- 2002 GOALS: Robust series of tests on field refraction data. Develop tricks to overcome unaccountable noise in data.

- Dinosaur Fossil Imaging
- IMPLICATION: High resolution 3-D refraction tomography?
- PROBLEMS: Data still being analyzed.
- 2002 GOALS: Present 3-D radar and refraction tomography images of dinosaur fossils.