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From roots as the Seismic Tomography Project (STP), the Stanford Wave Physics Laboratory was created in 2003 to foster development of geophysical methods for high-resolution characterization of Earth's subsurface. Research in the group builds on a foundation of the physics of wave phenomena. Active projects include true 4-D time-lapse reservoir monitoring, seismic attenuation estimation, acoustical spectroscopy, and numerical simulation of seismic and electromagnetic fields in multi-scale media. The SWP Lab has a history of research collaboration with private industry and government laboratories.