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seismic reflection

Saltos de línea: seis|mic re|flec¦tion

Definición de seismic reflection en inglés:

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[mass noun] Geology
The reflection of elastic waves at boundaries between different rock formations, especially as a technique for prospecting or research.
Example sentences
  • The upcoming experiment will be conducted using both seismic reflection and refraction techniques to probe deep within the subduction zone.
  • The geometrical relationships within and between depositional sequences are observable from geophysical data, particularly seismic reflection profiles, which represent an acoustic image through a rock sequence.
  • In contrast, the overwhelmingly clastic Palaeozoic section is largely unreflective and seismic reflection interpretation of Palaeozoic horizons is highly speculative in many areas.

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