Improving the reliability of seismic data processing
This paper is about a practical technique for the processing of seismic data which will help to isolate any problems due to software error and algorithmic inconsistencies, as reported for example by Hatton (1989). It is quite short, requires no new processing techniques and can be done using existing software. What then is the drawback? The simple answer is that it costs more, although there has never been a better time to use such a methodology, as commercial seismic data processing today is more of a charity than a viable business.