The foremost type of exploration carried out in the search for oil and gas. the theory behind seismic exploration is a energy source on the surface making seismic waves that reflect off the oil reserviors and are recorded at the earths surface by sensors.
In land exploration the source will be either dynamite or a fleet of vibrators, in marine the source will be airguns. The sensors vary widely in type, but all have the same function as a microphone.
The seismic crew fucked up another startup.
Commonly used term in the oil industry for a seismic
engineer. another wanker who knows how to read books, but can't actually do anything technical. Usually posted as an observer
here comes another seismic monkey, wanker will probably be well suited to work as an observer