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Moray Firth megasequences Scene

VSA Author: Rob Butler
Interpretations: 2
Date Created: 2020-01-20

The image is used as an interpretation exercise. The profile can be used to develop strategies for building geological interpretations of seismic reflection profiles. Take notes on the interpretation strategies and the order in which you do things.

Interpretations related to this Scene

Moray Firth ex interp with geology Interpretation

VSA Author: Rob Butler
Date Created: 2020-01-20

This is an interpretation - fairly basic, picking some main reflectors to illustrate megasequences - see annotated version for further explanation

The Moray Firth exercise interp annotated Interpretation

VSA Author: Rob Butler
Date Created: 2020-01-20

This is the annotated version - with labelled megasequences and selected structures. Note that the boxed area (R side) is considered to have a high uncertainty - stemming from problems correlating stratal reflectors which are rather discontinuous here.


  • Scene Administrator:
    • Rob Butler
  • VSA Author:
    • Rob Butler

Geological Context

Plate Settings and Margins


Basin Setting
Continental Rifts

Geographic Context

Physical Geography
Shallow Seas, Gulfs

Political Geography
United Kingdom of Great Britain & Northern Ireland


Data Presentation
Vertical Scale - Time

Image Type
Vertical Profile