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offset VSP

1. n. [Geophysics]

Abbreviation for offset vertical seismic profile, a type of vertical seismic profile in which the source is located at an offset from the drilling rig during acquisition. This allows imaging to some distance away from the wellbore.

See: acquisitionsourcevertical seismic profile

Diagram of VSP configurations
Diagram of VSP configurations.