1. n. [Geophysics]
The seismic data recorded for one channel. A trace is a recording of the Earth's response to seismic energy passing from the source, through subsurface layers, and back to the receiver.
Synonyms: seismic trace
See: bins, brute stack, channel, coherent, coherent noise, common-offset, common-receiver, dilatation, fold, Fourier transform, gather, group, mute, one-dimensional seismic data, random noise, rarefaction, Ricker wavelet, seismic record, seismic section, seismogram, signature deconvolution, spectrum, stack, static correction, synthetic seismogram, two-dimensional seismic data, two-dimensional seismic data, zero crossing