The core of the Seismic Unix program set performs a broad collection of tasks, which may be viewed as being common to a large collection of research and processing disciplines. Many, however, are purely seismic in nature, and are indicated as such in the text.
Some of these tasks include
It is the intent of the chapters that follow is to deal with many of these issues. Please note that more detailed information about any of the programs discussed can be obtained by typing the name of the program on the commandline with no arguments,
% programnameor by typing:
% sudoc programnameto see the selfdoc information.
This chapter does not cover all SU programs, but just a sufficient number such that a person with some Unix experience can get started with the package. Once you get the idea of how SU is used, then you may draw on the help facilities to discover additional programs in the package.