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A Marine Seismic Source with Enhanced Low and Reduced High Frequency ContentNormal access

Authors: G. Baeten, D. Chavan, B. Kuvshinov, F. Ten Kroode, S. Ronen, S. Chelminski and J. Chelminski
Event name: 81st EAGE Conference and Exhibition 2019
Session: Poster: Seismic Acquisition - Geometries and Hardware A
Publication date: 03 June 2019
DOI: 10.3997/2214-4609.201901408
Organisations: EAGE
Language: English
Info: Extended abstract, PDF ( 1.14Mb )
Price: € 20

Summary:
We describe the physical principles underlying a new type of marine seismic source, the so-called Tuned Pulse Source and show that it generates more low frequency and less spurious high frequency content than conventional airgun arrays. The enhanced low frequency content is attractive for seismic exploration. The reduced high frequency content leads to a lower environmental impact. We show measurements on a prototype of such a source and model its relevance for Full Waveform Inversion.


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