A procedure of automatic evaluation of residual statistic adjustments for increasing information value of exploration seismology data


  • A.O. Verpakhovska Subbotin Institute of Geophysics, National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine, Ukraine
  • G.D. Lesnoy GeoUnit, Ukraine
  • A.I. Polunin GeoUnit, Ukraine




In present-day seismic exploration the quality of the observed wave field that guarantees obtaining the most exact and complete information on the structure of the studied area plays an important role. Therefore much attention is paid to elaboration of procedures for elimination of different noises and distortions present in the registered data. They include correction of statics or calculation and maintenance of static adjustments with taking into account the influence of small velocities zone (SVZ) and locality relief at each station of reception and explosion along the profile or observation area to the form of hodograph.

A procedure of automatic finding of residual statistic corrections based on usage of seismograms of equal distances and first wave arrivals without conducting their correlations that gives a possibility to exclude the effect of operator mistakes to the result has been considered. A theory has been proposed with algorithm consisting of putting in the observed wave fields, assortment of paths, finding temporal shifts by equidistant paths and computation of correcting adjustments for all the sources and receivers and the programming realization of finding the residual statistic corrections as a new interactive program corst3D, aimed at increasing the level of studies of structure of geological medium of different complexity by the data of both 2D and 3D seismic exploration. Effectiveness of the given procedure at the real data of seismic exploration for improvement of their quality and as a result for rising information value of their processing and interpretation has been shown together with colleagues of «GEOUNIT» company.


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How to Cite

Verpakhovska, A. ., Lesnoy, G. ., & Polunin, A. . (2021). A procedure of automatic evaluation of residual statistic adjustments for increasing information value of exploration seismology data. Geofizicheskiy Zhurnal, 43(2), 14–27. https://doi.org/10.24028/gzh.v43i2.230188