Table 1.

Acquisition parameters of the available datasets in the Western Mediterranean Sea

Project nameWS10CROPSF12MS
OGS linesPublic linesOGS linesOGS lines
Line nameWS10–01 to WS10–15CM1, CM2ASF12–03 to SF12–12MS39, MS40, MS43, MS44, MS95
VesselOGS ExploraOGS ExploraOGS ExploraMarsili
Recording date20101988, 19912012from 1972 to 1979
RecorderSercel SealSercel SN 358 DMXSercelT.I. DFS/10.000
Sample rate (ms)1424
Field filtersLow 3 Hz, high 500 HzLow 8 Hz, high 77 HzOut–outLow 10 Hz, high 72 Hz
Max coverage3030, 456012, 24
Energy sourceGI-gun SercelAir gunsGI-gun SercelFlexotir
Dominant (Hz) source frequency15060200100
Source array1 × 2 guns = 710 cubic inch4 × 8 guns = 5000 cubic inch2 × 4 gunsx210 = 1680 cubic inch3 guns, microcharges of 50 g, Geodin - B
Depth of source (m)46314
Streamer (m)15003000, 450030002400
Number of traces120120, 18024024
Group interval (m)12.52512.5100
Shot interval (m)255025100, 50
Depth of streamer (m)512410
Near offset (m)25170, 15025320