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US20130016588 SYSTEM FOR INTERCHANGEABLE MOUNTING OPTIONS FOR A SONAR TRANSDUCER  
Systems and apparatuses for interchangeable mounting options for a transducer housing are provided herein. Such a system may provide for easy change of mounting to a watercraft, such as between...
US20140269173 METHODS AND SYSTEMS FOR MARINE SURVEY ACQUISITION  
A marine survey acquisition system. The system may include a vessel for towing a marine survey spread. The marine survey spread may include streamers, marine vibrators and a cable. The cable may...
US20140247692 DEFLECTOR FOR MARINE SEISMIC SURVEY SYSTEM  
A deflector is configured to be attached to a cable towed by a vessel. The deflector includes a foil configured to provide a lift force; first and second bulbs attached to opposite ends of the...
US20130121111 Method Of Generating and Combining Multiple Horizons To Determine A Seismic Horizon And Its Uncertainty  
There is provided a system and method for creating model of a subsurface region based on multiple depth values. The method includes selecting seeds that represent a starting location within a...
US20130028046 METHOD AND SYSTEM OF DEPTH TRIGGERS FOR MARINE GEOPHYSICAL SURVEY CABLE RETRIEVER SYSTEMS  
Depth triggers for marine geophysical survey cable retriever systems. At least some of the illustrative embodiments include causing a submerged geophysical survey cable to surface. In some cases,...
US20140334255 COLLAR SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR RECOVERING A TOW MEMBER IN A MARINE SURVEY SYSTEM  
A marine survey system includes a collar configured to be affixed to a tow member, to connect a separation member to the tow member and to release the separation member when a lock-release...
US20130235693 CORRECTION OF SHEAR LOG FOR ELASTIC ANISOTROPY  
A method is described for determining a shear wave velocity of a transversely isotropic region of an earth formation traversed by a wellbore with a non-zero relative dip angle between a...
US20120092955 System and Method for Reducing the Effects of Ghosts From the Air-Water Interface in Marine Seismic Exploration  
A system mechanically alters the geometry of the surface of the water by breaking the water surface with a mechanical device. The mechanical device may comprise a plurality of propellers, a...
US20130286775 SEISMIC IMAGING SYSTEM FOR COUSTIC-ELASTIC COUPLED MEDIA USING ACCUMULATED LAPLACE GRADIENT DIRECTION  
The description relates to a seismic imaging technology technique for modeling a subsurface structure through waveform inversion in the Laplace domain. The seismic imaging system comprises a...
US20140146638 Method for Managing Shots in a Multi-Vessel Seismic System  
Method for managing shots in a multi-vessel seismic system, including for each slave shooter vessel: a) computing first theoretical shot times, based on a speed a scheduler shooter vessel and shot...
US20100322034 ACOUSTIC COMMUNICATION AND LOCATING DEVICES FOR UNDERGROUND MINES  
A system and method are described for locating and communicating with miners in an underground mine, in which miners carry a battery-powered signal unit with an impact actuator engagable with a...
US20080291121 DISPLAY FOR SONAR  
A low cost, low power consuming display for a solid state depth locator is provided. The display has no moving parts yet provides a real-time output indicative of the depth, size and density of...
US20100307251 Detailfunction Based Measurement  
Methods and apparatuses for finding, extracting and for providing of echoes with detail functions are described. In particular, an echo extraction method for extracting an echo from an echo...
US20110273958 SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR ACCURATE DETERMINATION OF OCEAN BOTTOM SEISMOMETER POSITIONING AND TIMING  
There is provided herein a system and method of seismic exploration that produces improved locations and timings for ocean bottom seismometers. The instant method utilizes linearized inversion in...
US20150055436 IDENTIFYING OVERLAPPING STIMULATED RESERVOIR VOLUMES FOR A MULTI-STAGE INJECTION TREATMENT  
In some aspects, a first boundary is computed based on microseismic event locations associated with a first stage of a multi-stage injection treatment of a subterranean region. A second boundary...
US20110141851 SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR INTEGRATED RESERVOIR AND SEAL QUALITY PREDICTION  
A system for and method of integrated reservoir and seal prediction is useful for evaluation of effective mean stresses affecting geologic systems through their history, and subsequently to...
US20130294204 Silicon-Based Monolithic Integrated Sonar Array  
The invention discloses a silicon-based monolithic integrated sonar array which includes a cantilevered sensing array structure, a sound-transparent jacket, and a support structure. The...
US20120294118 Acoustic Localization of a Speaker  
A system locates a speaker in a room containing a loudspeaker and a microphone array. The loudspeaker transmits a sound that is partly reflected by a speaker. The microphone array detects the...
US20140036632 MOUNTING STRUCTURE FOR SONAR SENSOR  
A mounting structure for a sonar sensor includes the sonar sensor provided with a detection plane for detecting a distance to an object by sending an ultrasound from the detection plane and...
US20150003204 TACTILE FEEDBACK IN A TWO OR THREE DIMENSIONAL AIRSPACE  
Described embodiments include a system and a method. A system includes a steered-beam ultrasound transmitter configured to deliver a focused, down-modulated ultrasound wave into a volume of...
US20110007605 MEASUREMENT METHOD FOR A GRANULAR COMPACTION PILE USING CROSSHOLE SEISMIC TESTING  
A measurement method for a granular compaction pile 10 using a crosshole seismic test. The measurement method includes forming first to fifth measurement holes around the granular compaction pile,...
US20120082006 SELF CALIBRATING SHOOTER ESTIMATION  
Disclosed are systems and methods that can be used to detect shooters. The systems and methods described herein use arrival times of a shockwave, produced by a shot, at a plurality of sensors to...
US20140254309 DIGITAL SEISMIC RECORDER INCLUDING WIRED, WIRELESS AND CABLE-LESS TELEMETRY  
A digital seismic recorder including wired, wireless and cable-less telemetry, which is optimized and combined from three types of instrument: a wired telemetry digital seismic recorder, a...
US20140269179 STREAMERS WITHOUT TAILBUOYS  
A streamer without a tail buoy for a marine survey is disclosed. The method and system here relate to an embodiment where at least one streamer in a marine survey is free of tail buoys. An...
US20130301383 PORTABLE ACOUSTIC HOLOGRAPHY SYSTEMS FOR THERAPEUTIC ULTRASOUND SOURCES AND ASSOCIATED DEVICES AND METHODS  
The present technology relates generally to portable acoustic holography systems for therapeutic ultrasound sources, and associated devices and methods. In some embodiments, a method of...
US20130201797 kF.  
The invention disclosed herein relates to methods and means for locating entities, places and/or things. Various embodiments of the methods and means of the invention may be performed by and/or...
US20130163384 Stress-Relief Device for Geophysical Equipment or Node  
A stress-relief device is provided, which is configured for being mounted on a geophysical equipment or node connected to at least two cables. The device includes a case configured for surrounding...
US20150049584 OCEAN BOTTOM SEISMOMETER PACKAGE  
A marine seismic exploration method and system comprised of continuous recording, self-contained ocean bottom pods characterized by low profile casings. An external bumper is provided to promote...
US20120294122 OCEAN BOTTOM SEISMOMETER PACKAGE  
A marine seismic exploration method and system comprised of continuous recording, self-contained ocean bottom pods characterized by low profile casings. An external bumper is provided to promote...
US20110310704 Ocean Bottom Seismometer Package  
A marine seismic exploration method and system comprised of continuous recording, self-contained ocean bottom pods characterized by low profile casings, An external bumper is provided to promote...
US20140185410 Rigid-Stem Survey Method and System  
Disclosed are methods and systems for using a rigid-stem assembly comprising a plurality of interconnected rigid stems in a marine survey. An embodiment discloses a geophysical survey method...
US20130182531 Marine Seismic Surveying with Towed Components Below Water Surface  
A skeg mounts from the stern of a towing vessel and extends below the waterline. A channel in the skeg protects cables for steamers and a source (e.g., air gun array) of a seismic system deployed...
US20140160889 System for Measuring Shear Stress in Downhole Tubulars  
An apparatus for evaluating the possibility of casing failure in a borehole measures azimuthal changes in a property responsive to azimuthal changes in axial stress. The measurements may be of...
US20130286772 Methods and Systems for Noise-Based Streamer Depth Profile Control  
Disclosed are methods and systems for depth control of a sensor streamer. An example embodiment comprises a method for depth control of a sensor streamer. The example method may comprise towing...
US20130121112 METHOD FOR ESTIMATING ELASTIC PARAMETERS THROUGH INVERSION OF 4D SEISMIC MEASURES  
A 4D seismic technique, where a base seismic trace is measured at a first time in a region of the subsoil, and then a monitor seismic trace corresponding to the base seismic trace is measured at a...
US20140321237 Methods and Systems for Efficiently Acquiring Towed Streamer Seismic Surveys  
Methods and systems for efficiently acquiring towed streamer marine seismic data are described. One method and system comprises positioning a plurality of source-only tow vessels and one or more...
US20140112095 MAPPING ULTRASOUND TRANSDUCERS  
Ultrasound transducers may be mapped by varying a focus-affecting parameter and adjusting the parameter so as to improve focus quality. In some embodiments, mapping involves successively varying...
US20130229892 METHOD OF PREDICTING THE PRESSURE SENSITIVITY OF SEISMIC VELOCITY WITHIN RESERVOIR ROCKS  
A method of predicting the pressure sensitivity of seismic velocity within reservoir rocks includes defining the degree of cementation of rock as at least one of friable sand, partially cemented...
US20130088937 METHOD AND SYSTEM OF MARINE SURVEY  
Marine survey. The various embodiments includes both methods and systems. At least some of the illustrative embodiments are methods including: deploying a spreader structure from vessel into a...
US20110096633 PORTABLE DIVER APPARATUS, COMPRISING A PORTABLE COMPUTING DEVICE AND AN ADD ON DIVER DEVICE  
A portable diving apparatus, which comprises: (a) a water proof casing which comprises an external key pad; (b) a portable computing device within said water proof casing, said portable computing...
US20150097719 SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR ACTIVE REFERENCE POSITIONING IN AN AUGMENTED REALITY ENVIRONMENT  
A multi dynamic environment and location based active augmented reality (AR) system is described. The system uses dynamic scanning, active reference marker positioning, inertial measurement,...
US20130301394 CMUT ASSEMBLY WITH ACOUSTIC WINDOW  
In some implementations, a capacitive micromachined ultrasonic transducer (CMUT) apparatus includes one or more CMUTs or CMUT arrays, an acoustic window, a coupling medium, and a packaging...
US20130077436 DEVICE AND METHOD TO DETERMINE SHAPE OF STREAMER  
A method for determining a shape of a streamer to be towed under water for collecting seismic data. The method includes receiving a velocity model for the subsurface; selecting a first profile for...
US20140241115 ULTRASOUND PROBE DIAGNOSING SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR DIAGNOSING ULTRASOUND PROBE  
An ultrasound probe diagnosing apparatus for diagnosing an ultrasound probe having a probe head comprising a plurality of transducer elements is disclosed. The ultrasound probe diagnosing...
US20140269176 REDUCED-DRAG TOWING OF GEOPHYSICAL EQUIPMENT  
Techniques are disclosed relating to reducing drag on cables towed behind a vessel in a body of water. In one embodiment, an apparatus includes a signal source coupled to a survey vessel via a...
US20110103179 Hydrodynamic depressor for marine sensor streamer arrays  
A hydrodynamic foil system for a sensor streamer array includes at least two tow ropes each coupled at one end to a survey vessel and at the other end to a paravane. the paravanes configured to...
US20140241121 SYSTEMS AND METHODS FOR IMPROVING THE EFFICIENCY OF HYDROGENERATORS  
Systems and methods are provided for generating power by a hydrogenerator which can be attached to a portion of a towed marine streamer. A hydrogenerator includes: a stator configured to impart a...
US20070280050 Low frequency model estimation  
Implementations of various techniques for a seismic inversion method. In one implementation, the method may include estimating a wavelet of a recorded seismic trace at a well location,...
US20140334261 METHOD AND SYSTEM FOR MICROSEISMIC EVENT LOCATION ERROR ANALYSIS AND DISPLAY  
According certain aspects, embodiments of the invention consider the problem of microseismic event localization from a parameter estimation perspective, and include a method and system for...
US20120257474 Method for seismic surveying using wider lateral spacing between sources to improve efficiency  
A method for towing a marine seismic acquisition array in a body of water includes towing a plurality of laterally spaced apart sensor streamers behind a survey vessel in the water. A lateral...