Translations:Picking unconformities/2/en

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An unconformity is an important geologic boundary that has correlation aspects of horizons and faults, in the sense that horizons are tracked as continuous or predictably changing patterns of reflections, whereas faults are recognized and tracked as discontinuities.[1] The seismic response to an unconformity depends on the nature of the contact between preunconformity and postunconformity sections:

  1. Herron, D. A., 2011, First steps in seismic interpretation: SEG Geophysical Monograph Series No. 16. http://dx.doi.org/10.1190/tle34020238.1