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By Jacques Yves Guigné,Philippe Blondel

Offshore drilling and structures require distinct wisdom of the geophysical houses of the seabed and sub-seabed, as unforeseen gadgets can decelerate or halt initiatives. This e-book offers the cutting-edge in acoustic exploration of the seabed and sub-seabed, from preliminary designs within the Eighties to advertisement contracting and operation of the Acoustic Corer™ within the final decade. The Acoustic Corer™ is a high-definition advertisement acoustic sub-bottom imaging approach, generating an “acoustic center” inside of which sub-seabed sedimentary features and discrete buried items higher than half m might be pointed out and mapped. It uses the leading edge JYG-cross layout, encouraged by way of seismic mirrored image and makes use of artificial Aperture Sonar (SAS) multi-angle scattering in and in the seabed to bring extraordinary imagery. This booklet was once written by means of the inventor of those recommendations, a identified professional in seabed acoustics, with aid from an skilled educational and writer. it truly is meant at the beginning as a “how-to” advisor for offshore industries taking a look at recommendations to make the install of other forms of buildings secure and efficient.

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