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2021-2022 Cal State East Bay Catalog 
    
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GEOL 622 - Seismic Exploration


Units: 4
Seismic exploration methods, including data acquisition, processing, modeling, and interpretation. Survey design, source and receiver types, selection of acquisition parameters. Use of processing software static and gain corrections, deconvolution, velocity analysis, migration and inversion methods. Lecture Units: 3; Lab Units: 1.

Equivalent Quarter Course: GEOL 6020.
Possible Instructional Methods: Entirely On-ground.
Grading: A-F grading only.
Student Learning Outcomes - Upon successful completion of this course students will be able to:
  1. Interpret seismic reflection data.
  2. Convert an event on a seismic record from time to depth.
  3. Understand how geologic structures and lithologic contrasts produce a seismic image.
  4. Use seismic reflection surveys to determine the geometry of subsurface structures.




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