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How to Download SEG-Y Data


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The seismic data files are binary encoded and cannot be viewed directly. The best way to download these files is to open the SEGY folder, select the SEG-Y files you wish to download, and drag and drop these files onto your hard drive or use the File > Copy command.

The SEG-Y formatted trace files have a .sgy extension. A detailed description of the data format can be found at http://www.seg.org/resources/publications/misc/technical-standards.

NOTE: These files may be extremely large. The SEG-Y files for 08CCT01 range in size from 8 to 457 MB. The web version of this archive does not contain the SEG-Y trace files. These files are very large and would require extremely long download times. To obtain the complete DVD archive, contact USGS Information at 1-888-ASK-USGS or infoservices@usgs.gov.


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