The 1977 publication of seismic stratigraphy papers by Peter Vail, Bob Mitchum, and co-workers in AAPG Memoir 26 was a major milestone in several applied (petroleum and mineral exploration and development) and fundamental (stratigraphy and sedimentary geology) geoscience fields. In subsequent decades, seismic stratigraphy has become a standard tool for resource exploration, especially in remote areas with no or limited 3D seismic data coverage. In classic seismic stratigraphy, geoscientists seek stratigraphic information from a qualitative analysis of seismic reflection sections. Variations in seismic reflection patterns, amplitudes, frequencies, and continuity are used to group regions with distinctive appearance or facies. Geologists...
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Introduction to special section: Interpreting stratigraphy from geophysical data
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Hongliu Zeng, Bruce S. Hart, Lesli J. Wood; Introduction to special section: Interpreting stratigraphy from geophysical data. Interpretation ; 1 (1): SA1–SA2. doi: https://doi.org/10.1190/INT2013-0614-SPSEIN.1
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