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Unformatted text preview: far away from the source to collect sound waves reflected between soft ground and hard ground. Then, the structure beneath the ground will be identified using the wavelet produced by the reflection. 5. Why is the Gulf of Mexico such a prolific oil producing region? 7. How is a salt dome formed? 6. What is a jack-up drilling rig? 7. Why is 3-d seismic profiling so important to exploration in the Gulf of Mexico? 10. What are some of the hazards that offshore drilling and production platforms have to deal with day-in and day-out? 11. Why does the damaging of onshore refiners by a hurricanes central to gasoline price spikes? 12. What is a fault trap and how does it differ from an anticline al trap?...
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This note was uploaded on 12/10/2011 for the course PHYS 114 taught by Professor Comptonw during the Spring '10 term at Purdue University.
- Spring '10