What's new in exploration ///

Associated Press recently posted a story that 75 “leading” scientists signed a petition (March 5, 2015), urging the White House to take action against the use of seismic air guns, especially in the U.S. Arctic or on the U.S. East Coast. The topic was embellished by this organization: commondreams.org/newswire/2015/03/05/leading-scientists-set-record-straight-seismic-airgun-blasting-atlantic-seismic. I refer to a professional article for a simple overview of the use of air guns in exploration—“Arctic seismic acquisition and processing,” Shawn L. Rice, et al, ION Geophysical, p. 548, The Leading Edge, May 2013. Let us start our knowledge from there.

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