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Seismic Data Compression with CD-ROM ArchivingNormal access

Authors: C. J. M. Hewlett and L. Hatton
Event name: 57th EAGE Conference and Exhibition
Session: Processing II
Publication date: 29 May 1995
DOI: 10.3997/2214-4609.201409331
Organisations: EAGE
Language: English
Info: Extended abstract, PDF ( 141.5Kb )
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In this paper, we examine the economic and technical considerations for using data compression as an adjunct to seismic data storage on CD-ROM. Some of the possible data compression techniques are reviewed, together with a pragmatic assessment of the relative effect of errors due to the use of lossy compression and those arising from variations in seismic processing and display.

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