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Seismic Reflection and Refraction
This web site provides a brief introduction to the process of seismic exploration. Included are a definition of seismic exploration, a listing of possible applications of seismic methods, definitions of seismic reflection and refraction, and an explanation of data processing with seismic methods. The text descriptions are accompanied by visualizations helping to aid the reader in their understanding of the concepts discussed.
Intended for grade levels:
  • College (13-14)
  • College (15-16)
Type of resource:
  • For the classroom:
    • Tutorial
  • Visual:
    • Visualization - scientific
  • Geological Sciences:
    • Geophysics
Technical requirements:
No specific technical requirements, just a browser required
Cost / Copyright:
No cost
Copyright 1990-2001 by Geosphere Inc
DLESE Catalog ID: DLESE-000-000-000-141
Resource contact / Creator / Publisher:
Contact: Geosphere