1. n. [Geophysics]
The area covered by an array of towed streamers in marine seismic acquisition.
See: acquisition, array, streamer
2. n. [Geophysics]
Variations in the properties of seismic data, encountered during processing, that are related to the acquisition geometry and distort the amplitude and phase of reflections. Also called acquisition footprint.
See: acquisition, amplitude, phase, reflection