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Quality Control in the Field

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2 hours 20 minutes

(average of 20 minutes per Subtopic)

Discusses quality control of land and marine operations. Presents the four major considerations of field quality control: positioning, operations, record quality and reporting. Discusses crew safety and environmental concerns.

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Total Number of Subtopics: 7
  • expand/collapse Introduction to Quality Control in the Field
    • Field Quality Assurance in Geophysics
    • Basic Concerns of the Client
    • Specifications
  • expand/collapse Land Surveys
    • Objectives
    • Instrument Tests
    • Operational Quality
    • Vibroseis
    • Vibroseis Limitations
    • Reporting
  • expand/collapse Marine Surveys
    • Positioning
    • Sources
    • Instrument and Streamer Tests
    • Missing Shots and Other Problems
    • Reporting
  • expand/collapse Safety and Environmental Concerns
    • Overview
    • High Energy Sources
    • Blasting Concerns
    • Avoiding Environmental Damage
    • Driving
    • Helicopter Operations
  • expand/collapse Cost Effectiveness
    • Why Consider Cost Effectiveness
    • Survey Contracts
  • expand/collapse Quality Control in the Field: References and Additional Information
    • References
    • Additional Reading
  • expand/collapse Quality Control in the Field: Exercises
    • Exercise 1 (Solution)
    • About this Course
    • Exercise 2 (Solution)
    • Exercise 3 (Solution)
    • Exercise 4 (Solution)
    • Exercise 5 (Solution)
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