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Below you will find the full listing of courses offered by SEG. While some of these courses are not currently scheduled, you can request any course below for in-house training (pending instructor availability).

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Seismic Data Acquisition

 
Basic geophysics, Seismic Fundamentals and 3D Seismic Exploration

R. Malcolm Lansley

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Planning and Operating a Land 3D Seismic Survey

Andreas Cordsen and Peter Eick

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3D Seismic Data Acquisition: An Update on Modern Technologies and Usage Methodologies

R. Malcolm Lansley

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Seismic Data Processing

NEW! Practical Mathematics and its Applications in Seismic Processing

John C. Bancroft

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The content of the course is designed to include practical examples from seismic processing to reinforce the basic concepts, and will be repeated, where appropriate, to maintain a common thread throughout the development of the mathematical material.

 
Acoustic & Elastic Seismic Modeling and Imaging (Reverse-Time Migration)

R. Phillip Bording and Larry Lines

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Applications of Geophysical Inversion and Imaging

Brian Russell and Larry Lines

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Concepts and Applications in 3D Seismic Imaging

Biondo Biondi

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Digital Signal Analysis in Seismic Data Processing

Enders Robinson and Osman Hassan

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Full Waveform Inversion

Mrinal K. Sen

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Introduction to Applied Depth Imaging

Ruben D. Martinez

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An Introduction to Velocity Model Building

Ian F. Jones

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Marine Broadband Technologies: Theory and Practice

David H. Carlson

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Microseismic Monitoring in Oil or Gas Reservoirs

Leo Eisner

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Practical Migration, deMigration, and Velocity Modeling

J. Bee Bednar

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A Practical Understanding of Pre- and Post-Stack Migration

John Bancroft

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Processing, Inversion and Reconstruction of Seismic Data

M. D. Sacchi

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Seismic Anisotropy: Basic Theory and Applications in Exploration and Reservoir Characterization

Ilya Tsvankin and Vladimir Grechka

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Seismic Data Processing

Steve Hill

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Seismic Imaging of Subsurface Geology (Acquisition, Processing & Modeling)

Michael Schoenberger

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Understanding Seismic Anisotropy in Exploration and Exploitation

Leon Thomsen

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 Seismic Data Interpretation

NEW! Seismic Interpretation in Deep Water Basins

Dr. Roberto Fainstein and Jeffrey Johnson

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This course is based on the systematic, comparative interpretation of modern, long offset, regional seismic profiles with time and depth migration and several suites of selected 3D data in the deep-water realm from around the world.

 
AVO: Seismic Lithology

Michael Graul and Fred Hilterman

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Petroleum Geology for Geophysicists

Ken Wolgemuth

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Petroleum Systems of Deepwater Settings

Paul Weimer

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Seismic Amplitude Interpretation

Fred J. Hilterman

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Seismic Data Interpretation in the Exploration Domain

Tim E. Smith

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Seismic Diffractions—Modeling, Imaging and Applications

Tijmen Jan Moser

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Seismic Stratigraphy and Seismic Geomorphology into the 21st Century

Henry Posamentier

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Structural Geology in Seismic Interpretation

Dr. Shankar Mitra

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The Interpreter's Guide to Depth Imaging

Dr. Scott MacKay

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 Potential Fields/Non-Seismic

Gravity and Magnetics for Explorationists

Michal Ruder

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Magnetotellurics for Natural Resources: From Acquisition through Interpretation

Karen Christopherson

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Marine Electromagnetic Methods for Hydrocarbon Exploration

Steven Constable and Kerry Key

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Processing and Inversion of Airborne Gravity Gradiometry

Yaoguo Li and Cericia Martinez

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This short course aims to provide an overview of gravity gradiometry, to introduce the theoretical bases of the processing and inversion algorithms, and to discuss practical issues in the application of these data.

 Near Surface Geophysics

Practical Seismic Surface Wave Methods

Dr. Julian Ivanov

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Full Waveform Inversion of Ground Penetrating Radar Data

Jan van der Kruk

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Near-Surface Seismology

Gregory S. Baker

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 Exploration & Production Geophysics

Application and Interpretation of Converted Waves

Robert Stewart and James Gaiser

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Borehole Geophysics: Theory and Practice

Richard Kuzmiski

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Dynamic Reservoir Characterization—Multicomponent 4D

Steven Roche and Thomas Davis

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Geophysical Applications of Time-Frequency Analysis

Marcilio Matos

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Geostatistics for Seismic Data Integration in Earth Models

Olivier Dubrule

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Geopressure and Prospect's Risk Assessment

Selim S. Shaker

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Geophysics Under Stress: Geomechanical Applications of Seismic and Borehole Acoustic Waves

Colin Sayers

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Explorational Rock Physics and Seismic Reservoir Prediction

Per Avseth and Tor Arne Johansen

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Integrating Seismic, CSEM and well log Data for Reservoir Characterization

Lucy MacGregor

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A Practical Understanding of Inversion for Exploration Geophysics

John Bancroft

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Reservoir Geophysics: Applications

William Abriel

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Rock Physics: Seismic Reflections of Rock Properties

Dr. Jack Dvorkin

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Seismic Interferometry for Exploration and Production

Deyan Draganov and Kees Wapenaar

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3D Seismic Attributes for Prospect Identification and Reservoir Characterization

Kurt Marfurt

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Time-Lapse Seismic in Reservoir Management

Ian Jack

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Understanding and Adapting Rockphysics Principles for Mudrock (Shale) Reservoirs

Manika Prasad

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 Petroleum Geoengineering

Petroleum Engineering: Integration of Static and Dynamic Models

Patrick Corbett

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 Interdisciplinary Geoscience

Basics of Clastic Reservoir Characterization

Dr. Roger M. Slatt

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Introduction to 2D/3D Seismic Data Acquisition and Processing for Non-Geophysicists

K. John R. Fernando

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 Non-Geophysical

Introduction to High Performance Computing

Jan Thorbecke

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Writing for Earth Scientists

Matt Hall

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