Seismic receiver

From SubSurfWiki
Revision as of 03:15, 16 July 2011 by Matt (Talk | contribs) (created from blog post)

(diff) ← Older revision | Latest revision (diff) | Newer revision → (diff)
Jump to: navigation, search

There are four basic types of seismic sensor (sometimes generically referred to as receivers in exploration geophysics):

precision instruments not used in seismic exploration
used in land seismic acquisition; small, cheap, and intended for rapid deployment in large numbers
piezoelectric sensors for deployment in the water column
MEMS accelerometer 
micro-electro-mechanical systems are an alternative to coil-based geophones

Agile links