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High-resolution seismic survey of an offshore area near Nome, Alaska

A. R. Tagg

High-resolution seismic survey of an offshore area near Nome, Alaska

by A. R. Tagg

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Published by U.S. Govt. Print. Off. in Washington .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Alaska,
  • Norton Sound.
    • Subjects:
    • Submarine topography -- Alaska -- Norton Sound.

    • Edition Notes

      Bibliography: p. 22-23.

      Statementby A. R. Tagg and H. G. Greene.
      SeriesStudies on the marine geology of the Bering Sea, Geological Survey professional paper 759-A, Geological Survey professional paper ;, 759-A.
      ContributionsGreene, H. G., joint author.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsGC84.2.N67 T33
      The Physical Object
      Paginationiii, 23 p.
      Number of Pages23
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5389269M
      LC Control Number72600367

      The output of an air gun array is typically illustrated by a normalized pressure time sequence called a signature of a in. 3 air gun subarray is shown in Figure measure of the strength of the source is the peak-to-peak pressure, which is often quoted in pressure units of bars at 1 m ft in (bar meters). Another measure of the performance of the array is the Link: Web page.   Abstract. The NPRA is a poly-history basin on the North Slope of Alaska. The USGS has recently released a robust dataset including 2D seismic and well data from an exploration program run by the U.S Navy and the USGS from to which amounts to o kilometers of 2D line data and 37 exploratory wells.

      Edgetech SBi chirp system. Water depths in the survey area ranged from 6 m near shore to m at the northwest corner of the survey area. Figures H-1 and H-2 show the survey area and individual track lines. The Edgetech chirp subbottom-profiling system consisted of a source transducer and. If high-resolution seismic of the shallow subsurface is the objective, it is important to extend the high-frequencies as much as possible. For a source at a depth of m, the second ghost notch is at frequency f 1 = Hz, but the low-frequency amplitudes are much lower than for a .

      This article showcases ‘passive’ seismic survey as a rapid and versatile alternative means of imaging the subsurface, using the Phase 2 extension area of Aggregate Industries UK Ltd’s Bardon Hill Quarry in Charnwood Forest, Leicestershire, as an example. NOAA regularly fund seismic surveys in U.S. offshore waters, including the Atlantic. To locate or avoid sensitive resources (i.e., high-resolution seismic and coring) Based on both available scientific knowledge and operational experience, there is no evidence to suggest that the sound produced during an oil and gas industry seismic survey.


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HIGH-RESOLUTION SEISMIC SURVEY OF AN OFFSHORE AREA NEAR NOME, ALASKA By A. TAGG and H. GREENE ABSTRACT A high-resolution seismic survey was made south of Seward Peninsula in Norton Sound, Alaska, during the summer ofto Cited by: 7.

High-resolution seismic survey of an offshore area near Nome, Alaska Professional Paper A By: A.R. Tagg and H. Gary Greene. Get this from a library. High-resolution seismic survey of an offshore area near Nome, Alaska. [A R Tagg; H G Greene] -- Additional title page description: Description and interpretation of data from seismic records and bathymetric charts.

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Geological Survey (USGS) Vibroseis line S-3 (hachured line), six high-resolution Mini-Sosie seismic reflection lines (heavy black lines), and three drill holes (black well symbols)Cited by: 5. Seismic surveys are conducted by deploying an array of energy sources and an array of sensors or receivers in an area of interest.

Figure shows a seismic survey on land. The source of seismic waves is either an explosive which directly generates the seismic wavelet or a mechanical source which is commonly a vibrator, which uses a steel base plate in contact with the ground and transmits.

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An earthquake expert at the University of California, Riverside is leading a team of seismologists and volcanologists to conduct an experiment in. GIS application in mineral resource analysis-A case study of offshore marine placer gold at Nome, Alaska H., Li, H., Chen, G., Zhou, W., Huang, S., Application of web GIS for Nome Alaska offshore mineral resource management and utilization.

High-resolution Seismic Survey of an Offshore Area near Nome. Geological Survey. Challenges remain for seismic survey vessel market.

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Reflection seismology (or seismic reflection) is a method of exploration geophysics that uses the principles of seismology to estimate the properties of the Earth's subsurface from reflected seismic method requires a controlled seismic source of energy, such as dynamite or Tovex blast, a specialized air gun or a seismic vibrator, commonly known by the trademark name Vibroseis.

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Additional requirements may also apply within license c surveys within internal or territorial waters (up to 12 miles offshore) do not currently require consent (as there is no legal provision) but notification of survey is required.