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An experiment in seismic holography. by Gerald L. Fitzpatrick, H.R. Nicholls and R.D. Monson

An experiment in seismic holography. by Gerald L. Fitzpatrick, H.R. Nicholls and R.D. Monson

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Published by U.S. Dept. of the Interior in Washington .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Seismic waves

  • Edition Notes

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    ContributionsNicholls, H.R., Munson, R.D.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination20 p.
    Number of Pages20
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22012908M

    The primary aim of this book is to describe Dix's correlation procedure in terms of the science, data, tools, and techniques now used in seismic interpretation in the oil and gas industry. As an individual geoscientist, you develop and apply your own approach and style when interpreting seismic data. GEOPHYS Advanced Seismic Interpretation is a course designed for graduate students: To acquire skills in interpretation of 3-D seismic data To enhance theoretical knowledge of seismic structural interpretation, stratigraphic interpretation, reservoir identification and evaluation, and horizon and formation attributes.


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