Manual Picking (Mute)

It is possible to define one or more mutes to be used in the Intercept and Gradient, Mute Gathers and Stacking processes. Insight allows you to manually pick the mute on a gather volume.

Available in: Explorationist, Gather Attributes and Image Gather Processing modules

Create a mute item

Create a mute item
  1. In the Control Panel, go to the View menu and open the Gather View.
  2. Select the gather volume to be displayed in the view.
  3. In the Control Panel, open the Mute tab.
  4. At the tab header, click the Add icon and click New Hand Drawn Mute.
  5. Type a name for the mute and click OK.

Select mute line colour and thickness

Select mute line colour and thickness
  1. In the Details Panel, select the colour and thickness for the mute line at Line.
  2. Select the Show on Map check box to display the location of the mute in the Map View.

Pick mute line

Pick mute line
  1. In the Gather View, navigate to a chosen inline/crossline.
  2. In the Mute tab, click the Pick mute pencil icon at the mute item row to enable the edit mode and start picking the mute line in the Gather View.
  3. Click to add points in the Gather View as you draw the mute. Right-click to delete points. Once you have defined a mute, you can change your inline/crossline coordinates. The mute will appear as a dashed line. You may want to draw more mute lines at different inline/crossline coordinates.
  4. If you want to delete a mute you have defined, click the Pick mute pencil icon at the mute item row in the Mute tree to exit the editing mode and right-click anywhere on the mute line in the Gather View and click Remove Mute Here. This option is only available when you are at the inline/crossline coordinates where you have actually created a mute, as represented by a solid line.