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Collisional Orogeny in the Scandinavian Caledonides COSC

The DFG-funded project is dedicated to complement the surface seismic measurements by drillhole-based investigations to better resolve and define the small-scale structures (including lithological boundaries, steeply dipping fault segments, fracture sets, etc.) around the drillhole COSC-1. This will be achieved by a combination of seismic transmission and reflection experiments using a 3C borehole geophone system complemented by 3C geophones at the surface.Therefore, sources and surface receivers will be aligned at different azimuths starlike around the borehole location. The data processing will employ recently developed advanced imaging techniques and will focus on, amongst other things, the analysis of anisotropic effects caused by aligned fractures and faults and their relation to the stress regime.

Project period: 01.03.2013 - 28.02.2015

Project Partner:

  • TU Bergakademie Freiberg, Institute for Geophysics and Geoinformatics
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