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BIRPS WINCH survey Survey

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Regions: 7
Scenes: 0
Interpretations: 0
Date Created: 2009-03-18

The WINCH lines, shot in 1982, targeted the Caledonian structures of the British Isles. Subsequently, the results from the WINCH survey have been complemented with other deep seismic lines in the area (e.g. DRUM, GRID, WIRE). See docs & links for key references and a location map.



Regional Projects related to this Survey

Filtered WINCH 1 Regional Project

VSA Author: Taija Torvela
Scenes: 0
Interpretations: 0
Date Created: 2010-11-12

The WINCH 1 seismic data was filtered with Petrel 2009.1 in order to remove noise and to emphasise the large-scale structures in the crust. A structural smoothing was first performed, with a large horizontal filter size (5.0) and a small vertical filter size (0.5) to bring out the subhorizontal features. A variance was then calculated, with a horizontal range of 3 and a vertical range...

WINCH line 1 Regional Project

VSA Author: Taija Torvela
Scenes: 0
Interpretations: 1
Date Created: 2009-03-19

The 42 km long WINCH 1 is located 15km to the north of BIRPS MOIST profile. See also the BIRPS GRID survey. See docs & links of the BIRPS WINCH survey for a location map.

WINCH line 2 part 1 (N) Regional Project

VSA Author: Taija Torvela
Scenes: 0
Interpretations: 0
Date Created: 2009-03-19

The northern part (shotpoints 1-7100; c. 355 km) of the line WINCH 2, a profile with a total length of 696 km off the western coast of Scotland, England and Wales. It crosses the North Lewis Basin off NW Scotland, ravels along the strike of the Flannan Trough and across the SW part of the Sea of Herbides Basin, then continues SSW across the Inner Herbides Trough. See docs & links of ...

WINCH line 2 part 2 (S) Regional Project

VSA Author: Taija Torvela
Scenes: 0
Interpretations: 0
Date Created: 2009-03-19

The southern part (shotpoints 7100-13929; c. 341 km) of the line WINCH 2, a profile with a total length of 696 km off the western coast of Scotland, England and Wales. This part of the procile crosses the Rathlin Trough, North Channel and Peel Basins. See docs & links of the BIRPS WINCH survey for a location map.

WINCH line 3 Regional Project

VSA Author: Taija Torvela
Scenes: 0
Interpretations: 0
Date Created: 2009-03-19

WINCH line 3, located off the SE coast of Northern Ireland just NW of the Peel Basin, is 181 km long. See docs & links of the BIRPS WINCH survey for a location map.

WINCH line 3A Regional Project

VSA Author: Taija Torvela
Scenes: 0
Interpretations: 0
Date Created: 2009-03-19

This 20 km long profile is located just NW of the Kish Bank Basin. See docs & links of the BIRPS WINCH survey for a location map.

WINCH line 4 Regional Project

VSA Author: Taija Torvela
Scenes: 0
Interpretations: 0
Date Created: 2009-03-19

WINCH line 4 crosses the St. George's channel Basin and has a length of 151 km. See docs & links of the BIRPS WINCH survey for a location map.



Details:

  • Survey Administrator:
    • Taija Torvela
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Geological Context

Plate Settings and Margins
Passive

Tectonics
Orogenic Belt

Basin Setting
Passive Margin

Geographic Context

Physical Geography
Shelves

Political Geography
Ireland, United Kingdom of Great Britain & Northern Ireland

Geophysics

Survey Information
Marine, Multichannel 2D, >10s

Data Presentation
Vertical Scale - Time, Amplitude

Image Type
Vertical Profile