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Developments in the acquisition and processing of shallow land seismic reflection data

Kevin J. Davies

Developments in the acquisition and processing of shallow land seismic reflection data

by Kevin J. Davies

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Published by University of Birmingham in Birmingham .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Thesis (Ph.D)-University of Birmingham, School of Earth Science, 1991.

Statementby Kevin J. Davies.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL13929267M

The course reviews current techniques of 3D seismic data acquisition and processing of land, marine, and ocean-bottom cable surveys. Workshop exercises are utilized to reinforce the elements of data acquisition design, and case histories are used wherever feasible to demonstrate the effectiveness of different techniques. as the real seismic data set. In the first case, we inves-tigate the effects of velocity analysis and far-offset stretching. The seismic processing for velocity analysis can be broken into the following six steps: 1) import the synthetic seismic data 2) define the geometry File Size: 4MB.

A New Wave in Seismic: Ocean-Bottom Acquisition. Geo Caspian – m multi-purpose seismic vessel capable of seismic source, streamer and high speed nodal deployment and recovery. Ocean-bottom nodal (OBN) seismic is riding something of a wave of success in the seismic acquisition market that, contrarily, has been hard hit over recent years. Seismic data processing schemes are then introduced to explain the significance associated with seismic processing stages to obtain a good seismic section. The subsequent section on seismic interpretation is focused on introducing the method of translating the observed seismic sections to geological information critical to hydrocarbon exploration.

To increase the speed and efficiency of shallow seismic data recording and thereby decrease acquisition costs, the concept of a towed land streamer containing self-orienting, gimbal-mounted geophones is being by: Data are acquired using a multi-channel compressional wave, shear wave, and surface wave land streamers built by the seismic group. The acquired data are processed, and the results are complemented by shallow drill holes, sample collection, and an understanding of actual materials to provide the best possible image of the upper m of the.


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Developments in the acquisition and processing of shallow land seismic reflection data by Kevin J. Davies Download PDF EPUB FB2

The signal-to-noise ratio (S/N) of seismic reflection data in many areas is rather poor and, in addition, a conventional 2D survey has its own artifacts. Acquisition and Processing of Marine Seismic Data demonstrates the main principles, required equipment, and suitable selection of parameters in 2D/3D marine seismic data acquisition, as well as theoretical principles of 2D marine seismic data processing and their practical implications.

Featuring detailed datasets and examples, the book helps. This short book is for students, professors and professionals interested in signal processing of seismic data using MATLAB. The step-by-step demo of the full reflection seismic data processing. can also be successfully processed using reflection seismic processing methods.

Increasing number of active geophones and shots, and line density, would enhance reliability of the reflections. Keywords: Seismic, reflection, refraction, processing, interpretation, crystalline, bedrock, migmatite, fracture zone, spent nuclear fuel, geological disposal.

events in the seismic data suggests that the seismic wavefield is, in fact, responding to impedance changes. This situation led us to question a fundamental assumption that is made in comparing the synthetic trace and the stacked section, namely, that the stacked trace is equivalent to a zero-offset trace.

This may not be. Part I introduces a theoretical basis in signal processing and seismic wave propagation. It then builds on this knowledge to describe the common processing steps used to transform raw seismic data into 2-D images and to estimate seismic velocities of the subsurface. Part II is concerned with the acquisition of seismic data.

Continuous development of acquisition and processing techniques of seismic data, after their first introduction in the early s, has resulted in very high-resolution subsurface images, which have enabled us to discover much smaller hydrocarbon traps, and it is now possible to map the target levels in much higher detail.

View Acquisition and Processing of Seismic Reflection Data Research Papers on for free. 1 Introduction to seismic data and processing Chapter contents Seismic data and their acquisition, processing, and interpretation Sampled time series, sampling rate, and aliasing Seismic amplitude and gain control Phase and Hilbert transforms Data format and quality control (QC) Summary Further readingFile Size: KB.

Emphasis is on practical understanding of seismic acquisition and imaging. Data examples, exercises, and workshops are used to illustrate key concepts, practical issues, and pitfalls of acquisition and processing as they affect the interpretation and integration of seismic data /5.

2 d and 3d land seismic data acquisition and seismic data processing 1. 2D and 3D Land Seismic Data Acquisition and Seismic Data Processing Kiran Kumar Talagapu (Tech.) Geophysics Department of Geophysics College of Science and Technology Andhra University Visakhaptanam - Andhra Pradesh, India 2.

data acquisition processing phases,we then discuss separately the planning, acquisition and processing of the land and marine seismic detai-led descriptions can be found in the references cited in the introductory notes to the profiles. 2.– ON-SHORE CROP-PROFILES.

PLAN-NING,ACQUISITION AND PROCESSING STRATEGIES. The Velseis Research and Development division provides technical support to regular acquisition, processing and interpretation programs. In addition, the company is currently engaged in a number of seismic research and development projects in an effort to advance the field geophysics and gain higher resolution imagery.

Seismic acquisition testing provided tremendous benefit by improving subsurface imaging, increasing operational efficiency and reducing costs. Test results were used to improve operations in real time as data was being acquired, with the cooperation of seismic contractor BGP International (Chad).

Echosounding,shallow seismic reflection and underwater sonographic investigation techniques 1. ECHO SOUNDING,HIGH RESOLUTION SHALLOW SEISMIC REFLECTION AND UNDERWATER SONOGRAPHIC METHODS FOR CONSTRUCTION OF OFFSHORE STRUCTURES Seminar by ANUP P NAIK NIKA BHINGARDE RAGHAVENDRA PRABHU SABNA THILAKAN.

Terrestrial shallow seismic reflection offers great potential in the characterization of shallow sedimentary environments. Experience from the oil industry's standard use of the seismic technique in basin-wide, 3D seismic stratigraphic studies reinforces this point.

Unlike the marine environment, where it is relatively easy to record high resolution shallow reflections, land acquisition Cited by: 6. Research Interests include: reflection seismic acquisition, processing and modeling (specifically multiple suppression, velocity model sensitivity and imaging beneath complex topography).

Modeling, imaging and positioning of faults on seismic data. Seismic data acquisition. Generation of (artificial) seismic signals on land (on surface, or, buried) or in water, reception of the signals after they travel through the interior of the earth, and their (digital) recording for later analysis.

Although the main text for this edition was ready by the end ofsome developments in the field of seismic data acquisition that occurred in and have still been included. The ideas and results discussed in this book should help one to achieve a better understanding of the structure of 3D acquisition geometries.

For about seven decades seismic reflection techniques have been successfully used to investigate subsurface features for petroleum exploration.

In the last 15 years, however, this method has been applied to solve engineering and environmental problems as a result of new equipment and advances in processing techniques which now make it a very cost-effective approach. Reflection Seismic GEOL Method Principles Data acquisition Processing Data visualization Interpretation* Linkage with other geophysical methods* Reading: Gluyas and Swarbrick, Section Many books on reflection seismology (e.g., Telford et al.).RID.

Shallow-Seismic Evidence for Playa Basin Development on the Southern High Plains, Texas- Downloadable PDF. Part Number RIDPrice: $4.The focus will be on 2-D seismic acquisition and processing as it is best to understand the relatively simplified procedures involved in 2-D work before looking at 3-D seismic methods.

Furthermore, by acquainting ourselves with 2-D methods we will better understand the benefits of working with 3-D data.