Definition: Refraction Survey

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Refraction Survey

Seismic refraction surveys image the structure of the subsurface through the measurement of p-wave first arrivals from refracted elastic waves.[1]

Wikipedia Definition


Also Known As
Land Seismic Refraction


References
  1. http://www.amazon.com/Environmental-Engineering-Geophysics-Prem-Sharma/dp/0521576326