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In-depth conversations in applied geophysics








#23: SEG 2017 Opening Session and Presidential Address

The Opening Session represented the official start to the 87th Annual Meeting at Houston in September 2017. Craig Beasley, the General Chair for Houston, opened the session. Bill Abriel, president of SEG, presented his State of the Society address. The keynote is given by Stephen Greenlee, President of ExxonMobil Exploration Company and Vice President of ExxonMobil Corporation. If you enjoy the show, review us on Apple Podcasts – your review helps others find the show. Subscribe to Seismic...

Duration: 01:41:23

#22: 2017 Annual Meeting Preview

This episode previews the 87th Annual Meeting in Houston at the George R. Brown Convention Center from 24-29 September. Register today at Andrew Geary speaks with: * 1:02 – Dorsey Morrow, SEG Executive Director * 3:55 – Craig Beasley, Annual Meeting General Chairperson * 14:40 – Teresa Dallis, SEG Exhibition and Sponsorship Sales Representative * 18:07 – Mihai Popovici, Technical Program Chairperson SEG is honored to be the first large conference to take place in Houston...

Duration: 00:28:26

#21: SEG President Bill Abriel in Conversation

Andrew Geary speaks with Bill Abriel, SEG president, on Hurricane Harvey and how the SEG community can help now and with future natural hazards. Full show notes at Statement on Hurricane Harvey (29 August 2017) Our hearts are in Houston today, and SEG is actively evaluating how the Society can be of assistance in the coming days, weeks, and months to our friends and colleagues affected by Hurricane Harvey and the subsequent tropical storm. Whether assisting with...

Duration: 00:22:10

#20: SEG's Emerging Professionals - Johannes Douma

Andrew Geary speaks with Johannes Douma, vice-chair of the Emerging Professionals International Committee (EPIC). Johannes provides the committee's background, current focus, and how emerging professionals can get involved. EPIC is SEG’s resource for emerging professionals, those with less than 8 years in the industry. It's a global group sharing a common interest in sponsoring gatherings of emerging geoscientists to discuss and gain further understanding of their respective disciplines....

Duration: 00:14:30

#19: Gerard Schuster - Seismic Inversion

During this episode, Dr. Gerard (Jerry) Schuster discusses his new book, Seismic Inversion. Schuster's book describes the theory and practice of inverting seismic data for the subsurface rock properties of the Earth. The book will benefit scientists and advanced students in engineering, earth sciences, and physics. Visit to purchase today. Jerry is a Professor of Earth Science and Engineering at King Abdullah University of Science and Technology (KAUST). He is also...

Duration: 00:13:06

#18: Jeff Johnson - SEG's Competency Management System

Jeff Johnson joins Andrew Geary, Seismic Soundoff host, to discuss how SEG's Competency Management System (CMS) can benefit SEG members and improve their skills and expertise. CMS is a SEG web-based interactive tool used for self-assessment by individual geoscientists. SEG members use CMS to identify their strengths and weaknesses, and to efficiently plan practical training actions. Jeff is an Exploration and Production Geophysical & Training Consultant who worked for 15 years with...

Duration: 00:15:03

#16: Sven Treitel - Geophysical Signal Processing

Sven Treitel discusses his signal processing course, the historical transition from analog to digital, and his decades-long collaboration with Enders Robinson. Sven Treitel, along with Enders Robinson, was instrumental in the transition of exploration geophysics from analog to digital recording and data processing. Sven has published over 40 papers and has received numerous Society awards, including SEG's Reginald Fessenden award and Honorary Membership. Sven also co-authored two books...

Duration: 00:33:38

#15: The Story of Geoscientists Without Borders®

This episode explores the inspiration for Geoscientists Without Borders® (GWB®) and the leaders that helped shape the program. GWB® uses the specialized knowledge and technical skills of geoscientists to mitigate natural hazards by connecting universities and industries with communities in need. These global projects involve archaeology; earthquake, landslide, volcano and tsunami preparedness; pollution mitigation; habitat management; and water management. Help us spread the word. Share...

Duration: 00:20:36

#11: Geophysical Electromagnetics - 2017 DISC

2017 Distinguished Instructor Doug Oldenburg, along with Lindsey Heagy, and Seogi Kang, join Andrew Geary to discuss the upcoming 2017 SEG DISC - Geophysical Electromagnetics Fundamentals and Applications. Dr. Doug Oldenburg is professor of Geophysics, director of the Geophysical Inversion Facility and a world leader in geophysical inversions. Throughout 2017 at locations around the world, Doug will cover applications of electromagnetic geophysics across mining, oil and gas, geotechnical,...

Duration: 00:27:45

#10: Remote sensing on Mars

Fritz Foss and Nathaniel Putzig - co-authors of January's The Leading Edge cover article - discuss "3D imaging of Mars’ polar ice caps using orbital radar data." Fritz Foss has worked in various capacities in the oil & gas exploration business for the past 23 years. He co-founded Unified GeoSystems in 2009. Nathaniel Putzig is a Senior Scientist at the Planetary Science Institute. He's worked 14 years with terrestrial active-source seismic data in academia and industry. Presently, he...

Duration: 00:27:14

#6: Lev Vernik - Seismic Petrophysics

Lev Vernik discusses his new book Seismic Petrophysics in Quantitative Interpretation. Learn more at Early praise for his book says it strikes "the right balance between the theory and practical application...[making] this manuscript unique among other publications (Kosia Azbel - Shell) and that Vernik "has outlined a workflow that elegantly handles the complexities of the subject while maintaining a practical point of...

Duration: 00:21:30