Applied Seismology: A Comprehensive Guide to Seismic Theory and Application
This new text provides comprehensive coverage of exploration seismology and elements of geology pertinent to exploration geology. It is profusely illustrated and has workshops included to aid understanding. The text includes several appendices to explain the math, equations and answers of the selected exercise questions.
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Chapter 1 Overview and Summary
Chapter 2 Geological Background
Chapter 3 Geophysical and Mathematical Background
Chapter 4 Seismic Refraction Exploration
Chapter 5 Seismic Reflection Data Acquisition
Chapter 6 Seismic Reflection Exploration Processing
Chapter 7 Seismic Reflection Data Interpretation
Appendix B SEG Standard Tape Formats
Appendix C Workshop Answers
Appendix D Color Plates
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