A tool to export a volume data store (VDS) to a SEG-Y file.


SEGYExport [OPTION...] <output file>
Option Decription
--url \ Url for the VDS
--connection \ Connection string for the VDS
--persistentID \ A globally unique ID for the VDS, usually an 8-digit hexadecimal number.
-h, --help Print this help information
output file \ The output SEG-Y file.

SEGYExport is used to export from a VDS to a SEG-Y file. A VDS that was imported from a SEG-Y file stores the SEGY-Y binary and text headers from the original SEG-Y (in the VDS metadata) and the original trace headers and live trace flags (in separate data channels) and these will be used to re-create the original SEG-Y file. The output file will only be identical to the original if the VDS was compressed with a lossless algorithm (or uncompressed) and all traces fit in the array defined by the VDS (i.e. no duplicate traces).

For more information about the --url and --connection parameter please see:

Example usage:

SEGYExport --url s3://openvds-test --persistentID 7068247E9CA6EA05 D:\\Datasets\\Australia\\shakespeare3d_pstm_Time_export.segy

NOTE: If the VDS does not contain SEG-Y headers, SEGYExport will not currently be able to export to a SEG-Y file, but this will be fixed in a later release.