GEO 5920 SEISMIC INTERPRETATION LAB SYLLABUS

Instructor: TA:

Mark Turner Maike Buddensiek

mturner@cache.net mbuddensiek@mines.utah.edu

Grading: 40% Homework, 60% Final Class Project

Homework due at start of class, 50% off if late.

 

Week 1: Introduction and 2-D Seismic

0-0:50 Introduction, Examine seismic data, Discuss seismic noise.

Break

1:00-1:45 Create seismic project, load 2D lines, Interpret 3 horizons.

2:00-3:00 Attend Distinguished Lecture

Week 2: Well Logs

0-1:30 Faults

Break

1:45-2:10 Well Logs

2:10-2:45 Synthetics

2:45-3:00 Extend Well Tops Interpretation

Week 3: 3-D Seismic

0-1:00 Load 3D Data, Extract Traverses and Timeslices

1:00-1:45 Tie 3D to 2D Data, Correlate and Autopick Horizons

Break

2:00-3:00 Interpret 3D for Horizon Slices and Faults

Week 4: Areal Operations

0-1:00 Generate Contour Maps on Time Structures

Break

1:15-2:00 Generate Isochron, Time to Depth Conversion, Plot Depth and Isopach

2:00-3:00 Seismic Attributes

Week 5: Class Project

0-0:30 Introduction

0:30-3:00 Teams Working on Project

Week 6: Class Project

0-3:00 Teams Working on Project

Schedule Presentation Order

Week 7: Class Project Presentations

0-3:00 Project Presentations