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The effect of colour blindness on seismic interpretationGreen Open Access

Author: Gaynor Paton
Journal name: First Break
Issue: Vol 35, No 5, May 2017 pp. 31 - 38
DOI: 10.3997/1365-2397.2017013
Language: English
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Colour perception is an intrinsic part of visual cognition and affects how we understand the images that we see. Colour is now a fundamental part of how we display seismic reflectivity and attribute data, but not everyone sees colour in the same way. Colour deficiencies (or colour blindness) alters our perception of an image, and this study investigates whether colour deficiency also alters the interpretation of geological features in seismic data.

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