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Glossary:Vertical seismic profile

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(VSP) data are required with an energy source on the Earth's surface and a vertical array of closely spaced receiver stations in a well. VSP receiver stations are positioned vertically at increments of approximately 50 ft (15 m). This small spatial sampling allows all wave modes (downgoing, upgoing, shear, compressional) to be separated from the raw data.