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Increased efficiency of chemical charges in refraction seismic experiments at sea

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The Techniques of the IFG Hamburg for the use and handling of chemical sources for seismic energy generation are described. The results of normal and dispersed charge shooting in marine and combined land/sea projects are presented and it is shown, that the introduction of a clock based shooting technique leads to more efficiency for dispersed charges. The increase of safety and the economizing of explosives are outlined.

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Herber, R., Snoek, M. Increased efficiency of chemical charges in refraction seismic experiments at sea. Mar Geophys Res 6, 433–446 (1984). https://doi.org/10.1007/BF00286255

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  • Explosive
  • Refraction
  • Energy Generation
  • Seismic Energy
  • Offshore Engineer