Volume 26 Number 3
  • E-ISSN: 1365-2478



Multispectral recordings used for remote sensing are not without analogy with seismic records from CDP field set‐ups. These seismic data may be regarded as “photographs’ of deep regions of the earth taken from various angles.

The Karhunen‐Loève (K.L.) transformation is commonly used for multispectral data processing, where it helps emphasize some features of remote sensing information. The same method may be applied to seismic data processing. Signal‐to‐noise ratio is improved on synthetic or field examples when K.L. transformation is applied instead of conventional CDP stacking. Residual statics seem to be diminished by a significant factor.


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