Translations:Seismic attributes - book/3/en

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The intricacies of seismic wave motion and the conversion of that wave motion into an image via seismic processing generally are peripheral to interpretive processing except in cases such as the following: Seismic reflections come from horizons, so the final seismic images (e.g., the migrated records) show those horizons. However, seismic reflections generally do not come from faults, so the final seismic images generally do not show faults as such. In interpretive processing, the position of a fault often can be identified, either directly from diffractions or indirectly from breaks (or discontinuities) in the horizons on the seismic image. One purpose of interpretive processing is to bring out faults and other features directly.