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Birddog: Philosophy and practice of seismic data quality supervision

Handbook / Manual

By: JS Roy

384 pages, 47 b/w photos, 165 illus

Chapman & Hall

Hardback | Dec 1995 | #46532 | ISBN: 041259840X
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NHBS Price: £149.00 $190/€178 approx

About this book

This manual describes all aspects of a field seismic crew, on land, in terms of their relevance to the activities of the birddog, who is the company's representative on that field crew. In particular, it descibes the essential functions of the birddog which are data quality control (all forms) and testing to ensure optimum data quality. Some fundamental concepts of the seismic methods are described. Written in a way that is not specific to any particular equipment or technology, it concentrates on the principles and methods of supervision which are common to all procedures and equipment.


Contents

Exploration; the seismic method; the seismic crew; supervision; seismic data quality control; field parameters; equipment; equipment tests; uphole and LVL; field data processing; 3-D surveys; survey; permitting; mine clearance; bulldozing; drilling; explosives; helicopter; safety; personnel; operations; operators' logs; diary; statistics; reports; field testing; array responses; common depth point.

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