Introduction to Marine Seismic Processing


This presentation and associated activity introduces students to both the concepts of processing marine seismic data as well a providing an introduction to PROMAX software.




2 Hours


  • Hardware used for a marine seismic reflection survey
  • Geometry of a marine seismic reflection Survey
  • Introduction to ProMax software package
  1. What is a Shot vs. a CMP gather?
  2. Filtering
  3. Stacking
  4. Migration

Supporting Resources

Presentation (includes both background info instructions for ProMax tutorial) ~13MB

Dataset for use in tutorial (A short seismic reflection survey in Papua New Guinea - 9/99) ~400MB

ProMax is required for this activity.  For more information on purchasing ProMax

Author: Andy Goodliffe, U. of Alabama (amg "at"