Over the past 10 years, land seismic acquisition has changed significantly. Nodal/cable-less systems have broadly replaced cabled systems, vibroseis sources have replaced explosive sources even in areas with difficult terrain, and high-density seismic programs are becoming commonplace. This article, based on the Chief Geophysicists Forum presentation: “Top 5 Innovations in Geophysical Acquisition”, will provide a brief overview of some of the “new-to-Canada” technologies.
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