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Title2017 Korea-Canada-U.S.A. Beaufort Sea (offshore Yukon and Northwest Territories) research program: processing of 2-D seismic data collected during expedition ARA08C
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AuthorDuchesne, M J; Kang, S -G; Jang, U
SourceGeological Survey of Canada, Open File 8529, 2019, 35 pages, https://doi.org/10.4095/313533 (Open Access)
Year2019
PublisherNatural Resources Canada
Documentopen file
Lang.English
Mediaon-line; digital
RelatedThis publication is related to Jin, Y K; Côté, M M; Paull, C K; King, E L; (2018). 2017 Korea-Canada-U.S.A. Beaufort Sea (offshore Yukon and Northwest Territories) research program: 2017 Araon expedition (ARA08C) cruise report, Geological Survey of Canada, Open File 8406
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ProvinceNorthern offshore region; Yukon; Northwest Territories
NTS107C; 107F; 107G; 117C; 117D; 117E; 117F; 117H
AreaBeaufort Sea
Lat/Long WENS-142.0000 -133.7500 71.5000 69.0000
Subjectsmarine geology; geophysics; surficial geology/geomorphology; regional geology; geophysical surveys; seismic surveys, marine; seismic data; seismic velocities; seismic waves; continental margins; continental shelf; continental slope; marine sediments; permafrost; bedrock geology; geological history; Mackenzie Trough; Yukon Shelf; Yukon Slope; Beaufort Shelf; Beaufort Slope; Mackenzie Margin; Beaufort Foldbelt; Iperk Formation; Canada Basin; cruise reports; methodology; data processing; datasets; shelf break; Phanerozoic; Cenozoic; Quaternary; Mesozoic; Cretaceous
Illustrationslocation maps; schematic representations; flow diagrams; tables; seismic profiles; spectra; graphs; geophysical images; bar graphs
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Natural Resources Canada Library - Ottawa (Earth Sciences)
 
ProgramMarine Geohazards, Public Safety Geoscience
ProgramProgram of Energy Research and Development (PERD)
ProgramPolar Continental Shelf Program
Released2019 01 28
AbstractDuring expedition ARA08C, 890 km of multichannel seismic data have been collected offshore Yukon and Northwest Territories in water depths ranging from 23 to 1866 m onboard RV Araon operated by the Korea Polar Research Institute. The layout of the seismic program was designed to address a wide variety of geological problems including subsea permafrost, gas hydrates, glacial history, fluid migration and offshore geohazards. The survey provided a very high quality dataset but shallow water depths and hard sea bottom made the processing of the seismic data challenging. This report highlights processing methods applied on the dataset and briefly discusses processing results in terms of improvement of the subsurface imaging.
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During expedition ARA08C, 890 km of multichannel seismic data have been collected offshore Yukon and Northwest Territories in water depths ranging from 23 to 1866 m onboard RV Araon operated by the Korea Polar Research Institute. The layout of the seismic program was designed to address a wide variety of geological problems including subsea permafrost, gas hydrates, glacial history, fluid migration and offshore geohazards. The survey provided a very high quality dataset but shallow water depths and hard sea bottom made the processing of the seismic data challenging. This report highlights processing methods applied on the dataset and briefly discusses processing results in terms of improvement of the subsurface imaging.
GEOSCAN ID313533