Course Name Code Semester T+U Hours Credit ECTS
Seismic Data Interpretation JFM 629 0 3 + 0 3 6
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Course Language Turkish
Course Level Doctorate Degree
Course Type Optional
Course Coordinator Dr.Öğr.Üyesi GÜNAY BEYHAN
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Course Category Field Proper Education
Course Objective To gain basic knowledge on seismic interpretation topic.
Course Content Sesimic waves and wavelet definition. Resolution criteria of seismic data. Definition of seismic wave velocities. Before and after stacked seismic reflection data. Data processing with standart and non-standart technics of the stacked data. Velocity estimation from seismic data and its lithologic relation. Amplitude versus offset relation. Seismic well data and its surface seismic relation. Seismic stratigraphic data processing and interpretation. Before and after stack migration. Complex trace analysis. Pitfalls in seismic interpretation. Time/depth contur maps.
# Course Learning Outcomes Teaching Methods Assessment Methods
1 The theory of seismic wave propagation is analysed and applied. Lecture, Question-Answer, Simulation, Case Study, Testing,
2 Seismic data processing technics are applied. Lecture, Question-Answer, Simulation, Case Study, Testing, Homework,
3 The experience on the estimation lithologic information of underground from seismic data is gained. Lecture, Question-Answer, Simulation, Case Study, Testing, Homework,
4 Synthetic seismogram for some geological models is generated. Lecture, Question-Answer, Simulation, Case Study, Testing, Homework,
Week Course Topics Preliminary Preparation
1 Seismic waves and wavelet concept
2 Resolution criterion of seismic data
3 Definitions of seismic wave velocities
4 Before and after stack seismic reflection data
5 Conventional processing of the stacked data
6 Unconventional processing of the stacked data
7 Velocity estimation and lithology relation from seismic data
8 Amplitude versus offset
9 Seismic well data and its reflection seismic relation
10 Seismic stratigraphic data processing and interpretation
11 Before and after stack migration
12 Complex trace analysis
13 Pitfalls in seismic interpretation
14 Time/depth contour maps
Course Notes
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Order Program Outcomes Level of Contribution
1 2 3 4 5
1 ability to access wide and deep information with scientific researches in the field of Engineering, evaluate, interpret and implement the knowledge gained in his/her field of study
2 ability to complete and implement “limited or incomplete data” by using the scientific methods.
3 ability to consolidate engineering problems, develop proper method(s) to solve and apply the innovative solutions to them
4 ability to develop new and original ideas and method(s), to develop new innovative solutions at design of system, component or process
5 gain comprehensive information on modern techniques, methods and their borders which are being applied to engineering
6 ability to design and apply analytical, modelling and experimental based research, analyze and interpret the faced complex issues during the design and apply process
7 gain high level ability to define the required information and data
8 ability to work in multi-disciplinary teams and to take responsibility to define approaches for complex situations
9 systematic and clear verbal or written transfer of the process and results of studies at national and international environments
10 aware of social, scientific and ethical values guarding adequacy at all professional activities and at the stage of data collection, interpretation and announcement
11 aware of new and developing application of profession and ability to analyze and study on those applications
12 ability to interpret engineering application’s social and environmental dimensions and it’s compliance with the social environment
Evaluation System
Semester Studies Contribution Rate
1. Ara Sınav 60
1. Ödev 20
2. Ödev 20
Total 100
1. Yıl İçinin Başarıya 40
1. Final 60
Total 100
ECTS - Workload Activity Quantity Time (Hours) Total Workload (Hours)
Course Duration (Including the exam week: 16x Total course hours) 16 2 32
Hours for off-the-classroom study (Pre-study, practice) 16 5 80
Mid-terms 1 8 8
Assignment 2 10 20
Final examination 1 10 10
Total Workload 150
Total Workload / 25 (Hours) 6
dersAKTSKredisi 6