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National Archive of Marine Seismic Surveys

SEG-Y Format

SEG-Y format is technical standard established by the Society of Exploration Geophysicists for the purpose of exchange of digital seismic reflection time-series data. A complete description of the standard is available at:

Specialized software is required to display SEG-Y data files. Applications in the public domain can be found at:

Many commercial products are also available.

For more information, contact Patrick Hart.

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