seismic operations, water typically is something that only gets
in the way of target areas -- but no more. Scientists now say that
a new application of seismic technology is allowing a deeper understanding
of the layers of the ocean; seismic data, in other words, can help
us understand more about the element that covers most of our planet.
courtesy of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration/Department
of Commerce, and WesternGeco (boat inset).
knows that the geophysical industry
is going to make a comeback. The only question is: When?
know all that water that makes offshore
seismic operations so ... inconvenient? A new application is allowing
scientists to use that same seismic to study the "layers" of that
same water -- and the benefits could go far beyond the world of
seismic operations face multiple challenges
in catching high quality data.
in geochem technology have turned
microseepage surveys into flexible, low risk and low cost complements
in the hunt for oil and gas.
President Candidates: Ben D. Hare
and Neil F. Hurley, candidates for vice president of AAPG, present
their bios and explain why they accepted the invitation to be candidates
for AAPG office.
strong and getting better: APPEX once
again proves itself as the place to be for prospect and property
When is a million-dollar
view NOT an asset? (Hint: Geologic hazards can be dangerous.)
ready, get set ... It's time for the
AAPG membership drive contest -- and this time, local societies
and regions as well as individuals can be big winners.
Business Side of Geology:
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