prospecting seismology

prospecting seismology

[′prä‚spek·tiŋ sīz′mäl·ə·jē]
(petroleum engineering)
The application of seismology to the exploration for natural resources, especially gas and oil.
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However, in prospecting seismology we usually deal with much weaker events which have corner frequencies in the order of several hundred Hz or more (the weaker the event the higher the corner frequency).