Definition: Active Seismic Techniques

From Open Energy Information

Dictionary.png

Active Seismic Techniques

Active seismic techniques study the behavior of artificially-generated elastic waves in the subsurface. A seismic wave or pulse is generated at the surface by an active seismic source which can be a vibration, mechanical impact, or near-surface explosion.[1]

Wikipedia Definition




References
  1. http://www.amazon.com/Introduction-Geophysical-Prospecting-Milton-Dobrin/dp/0070171963