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Our notion of reality in seismic interpretation and structural geology usually follows a series of careful observations and ideas that eventually crystallize into a best-case model. In most other branches of science the strength or reality of such models, or hypotheses, is increased by the number of robust tests that either refine or fail to disprove the original idea. However, geological models in the hydrocarbon exploration and production sector differ because the starting point for testing a hypothesis is usually an interpretation of seismic data or other remote measurements, rather than the direct observation of an effect.

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