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2-way traveltime 3C seismic data 4C seismic data

A

abnormal events acoustic velocity altered zone array
absorption acoustic velocity log amplitude array sonic
absorption band acoustic wave amplitude distortion attenuation
acoustic acquisition amplitude variation with offset attenuation resistivity
acoustic emission AGC angle of approach autocorrelation
acoustic log air wave angle of incidence automatic gain control
acoustic mode Alford rotation apparent velocity average velocity
acoustic traveltime aliasing apparent wavelength AVO

B

back propagation band-limited function birefringence borehole compensation
back-propagation basic wavelet blind zone borehole seismic data
band Biot theory body wave bow tie
band limited function

C

CDP common depth point corkscrew hole cross dipole
channel wave common reflection point correlation crosscorrelate
character compressional wave crest crosscorrelation
check shot survey converted wave critical angle crosswell seismic tomography
check-shot survey core critical reflection crust
coherence

D

deconvolution diffraction dipole divergence
delta diffraction stack directivity DMO
delta t diffusion equation discontinuity domainal fabric
delta t stretch dilatancy theory disharmonic domainal structure
deltaic dilatation dispersion double refraction
delta-t stretch dilatational wave displacement dynamic positioning
detectable limit dip moveout distortion

E

EDA elastic moduli electromagnetic method epsilon (ε)
elastic anisotropy elastic wave electromagnetic propagation ES test
elastic constants electrical stability test electromagnetic propagation measurement eta (η)
elastic impedance electromagnetic heating embedded wavelet extensive dilatancy anisotropy

F

fast formation f-k domain forward problem frequency
fast Fourier transform f-k plot four component seismic data Fresnel zone
Fermat's principle flexural mode four-component seismic data full waveform
FFT fold Fourier analysis

G

gamma (γ) geophysicist ground roll guided wave
geophone geophysics group velocity

H

harmonic head wave high explosive hodogram
harmonic distortion hertz

I

image interval transit time interval velocity inversion
incident angle

J

jackup jackup rig

K

Kirchhoff equation Kirchhoff migration

L

Lamé constant long spacing sonic log long-spacing sonic log Love wave
leaky mode

M

mantle migration Mohorovicic discontinuity multicomponent seismic data
measurements while drilling modulus of elasticity monopole mute
measurements-while-drilling Moho moveout MWD
migrate

N

noise normal incidence normal mode

O

OBC ocean-bottom cable

P

p wave phase plane wave propagation time
parametric phase shift Poisson's ratio pulse echo
peak phase shift resistivity polarity pulse-echo
peg leg multiple phase velocity propagation constant pumping well
peg-leg multiple phase-shift resistivity propagation resistivity measurement P-wave

Q

Q Q wave Q-wave

R

random noise Rayleigh wave reflection resolution
rarefaction raypath reflection coefficient Ricker wavelet
ray receiver reflectivity root mean square velocity
ray path reef refraction root-mean-square velocity
ray tracing reefal refractor

S

S wave shear wave Snell's law spreading loss
secondary porosity index shoot a well sonic stability meter
secondary-porosity index SH-wave sonic log Stoneley permeability
seismic signal sonic measurement Stoneley wave
seismic acquisition signature space frequency domain stress induced anisotropy
seismic trace signature deconvolution space-frequency domain stress-induced anisotropy
seismic velocity similar fold spectral surface wave
seismic wave sinusoid spectrum SV wave
seismology skin depth spherical divergence SV-wave
semisubmersible slow formation spherical harmonic S-wave
SH wave slowness spherical wave synthetic seismogram
shadow zone slowness time coherence spiral borehole synthetic seismograms
shear slowness-time coherence

T

tail mute three-component seismic data trough two way traveltime
tangential wave transit time tube wave two-way traveltime
telemetry traveltime tuning effect TWT
three component seismic data

U

ultrasonic inspection

V

variable-density log velocity correction vibratory seismic data VSP
velocity vertical seismic profile

W

Walsh-Hadamard transform wave wavefront wavelet extraction
water bottom roll wave equation wavelength wavenumber
water hammer waveform wavelet well shoot
water-bottom roll

Z

zero phase zero-phase Zoeppritz equations