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1. adj. [Geophysics]

Pertaining to seismic events that show continuity from trace to trace. Seismic processing to enhance recognition of coherent events and emphasize discontinuities such as faults and stratigraphic changes has gained popularity since the mid-1990s.

See: coherence filteringdiscontinuityeventfaultrandom noisestratigraphy