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two-dimensional seismic data

1. n. [Geophysics]

A vertical section of seismic data consisting of numerous adjacent traces acquired sequentially.

See: trace

2. n. [Geophysics]

A group of 2D seismic lines acquired individually, as opposed to the multiple closely spaced lines acquired together that constitute 3D seismic data.

See: acquisitionthree-dimensional seismic datatrace