This is the formal definition of the Adaptable Seismic Data Format (ASDF).


For more details please see our paper:

Lion Krischer, James Smith, Wenjie Lei, Matthieu Lefebvre, Youyi Ruan, Elliott Sales de Andrade, Norbert Podhorszki, Ebru Bozdağ and Jeroen Tromp (2016),
An Adaptable Seismic Data Format,
Geophysical Journal International, 207(2).


This document is for version 1.0.0 of the format.

This is the Adaptable Seismic Data Format - if you are looking for the Advanced Scientific Data Format, go here:

For further information and contact information please see these two web sites:

Additionally these pages and software projects are of further interest: