We introduce a novel approach for geophysical data processing, interpretation and integration. It is based on ideas and methods imported into the geosciences from the domain of sound analysis and digital music production. The presentation is divided in two main parts. First we introduce the theoretical and technical background. Starting from the already known concept of ‘sonification’ we derive other inedited ideas and methods. We explain how these are complementary and not substitutive of the methods currently used for geophysical data processing, imaging, and interpretation. In the second part, real applications of integrated imaging and sounding analysis addressed to hydrocarbon exploration are discussed.


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