Basic data visualization in vintage seismic profiles: Indications for the interpretation of the ViDEPI database (offshore Puglia, southern Italy)

Marianna Cicala, Domenico Chiarella, Francesco De Giosa, Vincenzo Festa

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The Visibility of Petroleum Exploration Data in Italy (ViDEPI) project represents a freely accessible valuable resource for the research community. However, seismic profiles available from this project present several limitations because information such as the basic shape of the seismic wavelets and the seismic polarity are not available. In this study, using subsurface (i.e., 2D seismic profiles) data related to the Marine Zones B, D and F (offshore Puglia) a review of the basic pulse shape and polarity of seismic wavelets, as well as the shape and polarity of principal reflectors have been addressed. Moreover, borehole data (i.e., lithology and sonic logs) have been used to identify abrupt average velocity changes linked to different lithostratigraphic successions recorded as dominant high-amplitude reflectors.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)56-63
Number of pages8
JournalRendiconti Online Societa Geologica Italiana
Early online date13 Dec 2022
Publication statusPublished - 2023

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