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Title: High resolution seismic reflection test at the DOE Hanford Site

A recent test was conducted to ascertain the benefits of swept source technology for use at the DOE Hanford Site. Previous high resolution seismic surveys suffered from coherent noise interference, poor signal transmission and lack of borehole velocity control. P-wave data were collected with the T-2500 Minivib produced by IVI, Inc. and Oyo Geospace`s DAS-1 acquisition system. Results showed a significant increase m signal-to-noise ratio, increased resolving power and better depth penetration of the signal. It is concluded that swept source technology as part of a total systems approach, significantly expands the capabilities of the shallow high resolution seismic reflection method for use at the DOE Hanford Site.
Authors:
 [1] ;  [2] ;  [3] ;  [4]
  1. Westinghouse Hanford Co., Richland, WA (United States)
  2. Oyo Geospace Engineering Geophysics, Inc., Houston, TX (United States)
  3. Bay Geophysics, Inc., Traverse City, MI (United States)
  4. Industrial Vehicles International, Inc., Tulsa, OK (United States)
Publication Date:
OSTI Identifier:
57604
Report Number(s):
WHC-SA-2784; CONF-950450-6
ON: DE95010851
DOE Contract Number:
AC06-87RL10930
Resource Type:
Conference
Resource Relation:
Conference: 8. annual symposium on the application of geophysics to environmental and engineering problems, Orlando, FL (United States), 23-27 Apr 1995; Other Information: PBD: Apr 1995
Research Org:
Westinghouse Hanford Co., Richland, WA (United States)
Sponsoring Org:
USDOE, Washington, DC (United States)
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
05 NUCLEAR FUELS; 58 GEOSCIENCES; HANFORD RESERVATION; SEISMIC SURVEYS; TECHNOLOGY ASSESSMENT; SITE CHARACTERIZATION