amplitude | Energy Glossary

Explore the Energy Glossary

Look up terms beginning with:


1. n. []

The difference between the maximum displacement of a wave and the point of no displacement, or the null point. The common symbol for amplitude is a.

See: amplitude anomalyattenuationattributebright spotdilatationdim spotfilterfootprintgainpeakpolarityrarefactionreflection coefficientspectralspectrumsuppressiontime slicetroughtrue-amplitude recoverywaveformwaveletwiggle trace

Diagram of a wavelet.

2. n. []

The amount of displacement of a seismic wavelet measured from peak to trough.

Diagram of a wavelet.