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2012, Oceanography 25(1):113–115, http://dx.doi.org/10.5670/oceanog.2012.09

Recent Advances in Multichannel Seismic Imaging for Academic Research in Deep Oceanic Environments

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Juan Pablo Canales | Geology and Geophysics Department, Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, Woods Hole, MA, USA

Hélène Carton | Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory, Columbia University, Palisades, NY, USA

John C. Mutter | Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory, Columbia University, Palisades, NY, USA

Alistair Harding | Scripps Institution of Oceanography, La Jolla, CA, USA

Suzanne M. Carbotte | Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory, Columbia University, Palisades, NY, USA

Mladen R. Nedimović | Dalhousie University, Halifax, Canada, and Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory, Columbia University, Palisades, NY, USA


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Academic research using marine multichannel seismic (MCS) methods to investigate processes related to Earth's oceanic crust has made substantial advances in the last decade. These advances were made possible by access to state-of-the-art MCS acquisition systems, and by development of data processing and modeling techniques that specifically deal with the particularities of oceanic crustal structure and the challenges of subseafloor imaging in the deep ocean. Among these methods, we highlight multistreamer three-dimensional (3D) imaging, streamer refraction tomography, synthetic ocean bottom experiments (SOBE), and time-lapse (4D) studies.


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Canales, J.P., H. Carton, J.C. Mutter, A. Harding, S.M. Carbotte, and M.R. Nedimović. 2012. Recent advances in multichannel seismic imaging for academic research in deep oceanic environments. Oceanography 25(1):113–115, http://dx.doi.org/10.5670/oceanog.2012.09.



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