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Student Handout_IS5T1A: Elaborate 2- Earthquakes and Volcanoes Name Max Gannon Date 3-13-20 Period 5 Elaborate 2: Exploring for Oil and Gas Using seismic waves to explore for oil and gas Understanding the behavior of seismic waves allows seismologists to use them as tools to study deep layers of Earth. Find out and describe: how exploration seismologists use seismic waves to draw inferences about the layers of sedimentary rock in which they find oil and gas deposits. Consult the following website to answer the following questions: - and-gas-exploration
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Unformatted text preview: - Article Bob Hardage: Using seismic technologies in oil and gas exploration ? feature=player_embedded&v=npPwVcdixRU- Youtube video about, “How Chevron uses seismic technology?” Reflection seismology: When they use seismic waves in the study of earthquakes, the earthquakes are the source of waves. Using reflection seismology for oil and gas exploration, they have to deploy a kind of acceptable energy source on the surface of the Earth and then distribute the appropriate number of seismic sensors across the Earth’s surface that will record the waves that are reflected back....
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