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Clifford H Ray, Glenn D Fisseler, Hal B Haygood: Method and apparatus for seismic data acquisition. Fairfield Industries Incorporated, Mark A Tidwell Esq, Jackson Walker L, December 18, 2007: US07310287 (63 worldwide citation)

A marine seismic exploration method and system comprised of continuous recording, self-contained ocean bottom pods characterized by low profile casings. An external bumper is provided to promote ocean bottom coupling and prevent fishing net entrapment. Pods are tethered together with flexible, non-r ...


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Clifford H Ray, Glenn D Fisseler: Ocean bottom seismometer package with distributed geophones. Fairfield, Mark A Tidwell Esq, Jackson Walker L, August 7, 2007: US07254093 (40 worldwide citation)

A seismic data collection unit having multiple separate geophones/geophone packages positioned in a housing wherein the geophones are offset from a vertical axis so that summing of the geophones' respective outputs minimizes certain noise in the unit's output. Specifically, the offset geophones are ...


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Clifford H Ray, Glenn D Fisseler: Method and system for transmission of seismic data. Fairfield, Jackson Walker L, Mark A Tidwell Esq, October 17, 2006: US07124028 (29 worldwide citation)

The transmission method utilizes multiple seismic acquisition units within an array as intermediate short range radio receivers/transmitters to pass collected seismic data in relay fashion back to a control station. Any one seismic unit in the array is capable of transmitting radio signals to severa ...


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Clifford H Ray, Glenn D Fisseler, Hal B Haygood: Method and apparatus for seismic data acquisition. Fairfield, Jackson Walker L, Mark A Tidwell Esq, October 23, 2007: US07286442 (28 worldwide citation)

A marine seismic exploration method and system comprised of continuous recording, self-contained ocean bottom pods characterized by low profile casings. An external bumper is provided to promote ocean bottom coupling and prevent fishing net entrapment. Pods are tethered together with flexible, non-r ...


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Clifford H Ray, Glenn D Fisseler, Hal B Haygood: Method and apparatus for land based seismic data acquisition. Fairfield, Mark A Tidwell, Jackson Walker L, July 14, 2009: US07561493 (22 worldwide citation)

A seismic exploration method and unit comprised of continuous recording, self-contained wireless seismometer units or pods. The self-contained unit may include a tilt meter, a compass and a mechanically gimbaled clock platform. Upon retrieval, seismic data recorded by the unit can be extracted and t ...


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Clifford H Ray, Glenn D Fisseler, James N Thompson, Hal B Haygood: Method for retrieval of seismic data acquisition units. Fairfield, Mark A Tidwell, Haynes and Boone IP Section, January 19, 2010: US07649803 (21 worldwide citation)

A method for retrieval of self-contained, autonomous ocean bottom seismic data acquisition units secured to a non-rigid, non-conducing cable, wherein the cable is retrieved over the trailing edge of a working vessel on the surface of the water so as to permit the cable to billow out in the water col ...


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Clifford H Ray, Glenn D Fisseler, James N Thompson, Hal B Haygood: Deployment and retrieval method for shallow water ocean bottom seismometers. Fairfield Industries Incorporated, Haynes and Boone, August 2, 2011: US07990803 (18 worldwide citation)

The deployment method for deploying seismic data acquisition units into shallow water from the deck of a vessel provides for deploying a cable into the water. Seismic data acquisition units are moved from a storage location on the vessel to a position adjacent the cable. In one embodiment, a unit is ...


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Clifford H Ray, Glenn D Fisseler, Hal B Haygood: Apparatus for seismic data acquisition. Fairfield Industries Incorporated, Haynes and Boone, July 26, 2011: US07986589 (18 worldwide citation)

A seismic exploration method and unit comprised of continuous recording, self-contained wireless seismometer units or pods. The self-contained unit may include a tilt meter, a compass and a mechanically gimbaled clock platform. Upon retrieval, seismic data recorded by the unit can be extracted and t ...


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Clifford H Ray, Glenn D Fisseler, Hal B Haygood, James N Thompson: Storage system and method for seismic data acquisition units. Fairfield Industries Incorporated, Haynes and Boone, November 1, 2011: US08050140 (18 worldwide citation)

A marine seismic exploration method and system comprised of continuous recording, self-contained ocean bottom pods characterized by low profile casings. An external bumper is provided to promote ocean bottom coupling and prevent fishing net entrapment. Pods are tethered together with flexible, non-r ...


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Clifford H Ray, Glenn D Fisseler, James N Thompson, Hal B Haygood: Method and apparatus for seismic data acquisition. Fairfield, Haynes and Boone, May 25, 2010: US07724607 (16 worldwide citation)

A marine seismic exploration method and system comprised of continuous recording, self-contained ocean bottom pods characterized by low profile casings. An external bumper is provided to promote ocean bottom coupling and prevent fishing net entrapment. Pods are tethered together with flexible, non-r ...