SEG Student NewsletterSpring-Summer 2007

Greetings from the SS/AL Chairperson
Matthias Imhoff

It is hot in Texas right now. But then, quite a few of you may be down here doing internships and sharing this experience with us. Hopefully by fall, the temperature will have dropped a little bit and we will all be gathering in San Antonio for the Annual Meeting and Student Reception. More>

SEG Scholarship Program sets new record!


*Registration Now Open*
for the 10th Annual
2007 AAPG/SEG Student Expo

October 8-9, 2007
Westin Galleria
Houston, Texas

The annual AAPG/SEG Student Expo in Houston is an opportunity to meet potential employers.

SEG Student Expo Travel Grants available!
(Deadline: September 8, 2007)

For more information and registration, please visit the AAPG/SEG Web site.

2007 AAPG/SEG Spring Student Expo

For the 7th straight year, the School of Geology and Geophysics at The University of Oklahoma hosted the AAPG/SEG Spring Break Student Expo - the largest to date - which attracted 204 students from around the country and 34 company sponsors.


Here's what's up in the SEG Professional Department:

Continuing Education (CE)
Distinguished Instructor Short Course (DISC)
Distinguished Lecturer Program (DL)
Regional Lecturer Program (RL)

Click on the above topics for detailed information.


at the 2007 Annual Meeting!

To Do:

     • Visit the Student Affairs Booth (#773) to pick up your FREE souvenir
     • Sign up for the Student Paper Competition, if presenting a Poster
     • Visit the Career Placement Area
     • Attend the SEG Challenge Bowl Finals
     • Network with Student Reception sponsors and peers
     • Enjoy the evening at the Student Reception

                                                (Registration opens July 10, 2007)                             More>


Wonder what other Student Sections are doing?

Check out their Activities/Reports:
Andhra Univ. Geoph. Soc.
China Univ. of Geosci. Geoph. Soc. (Beijing)
China Univ. of Geosci. Geoph. Soc. (Wuhan)
Chinese Academy of Sciences
Ebonyi State Univ. Geoph. Soc.
Geoph. Soc. of St. Louis
Jilin Univ. Geoph. Soc.
Kazakh National Tech. Univ. Geoph. Soc.
SEG Student Section of IIT Bombay
Univ. of Dokuz Eylul Geoph. Soc.
Univ. of Kurukshetra Geoph. Soc.
Univ. of Wisconsin-Madison Geoph. Soc.
Univ. of Witswatersrand Student Geoph. Soc.
Univ. of Yaounde I. Geoph. Soc.


New SEG Student Sections:

Affiliated:  March 9, 2007
Geoph. Soc. of Univ. of Dar Es Salaam
Univ. of Tennessee Geoph. Soc.

Affiliated:  May 4, 2007
Kwame Nkrumah Univ. of Sci. & Tech. Geoph. Soc.
Univ. Industrial de Santander Student Geoph. Soc.
Univ. Nacional de Colombia Geoph. Soc.
Univ. of Nevada, Reno Geoph. Soc.
Univ. of Petroleum & Energy Studies Geoph. Soc.
Univ. of Central South Geoph. Soc.
Univ. of Uyo Geoph. Soc.

Affiliated:  June 6, 2007

Delft Univ. of Tech. Geoph. Soc.
Univ. of Barcelona Geoph. Soc.
Univ. of Leeds Geoph. Soc.



SEG Plans International Offices

Challenge Bowl Regional Preliminaries


Why Students Need Summer Experience
by Bandar Al-Anazi

Chert and Flint:
Do They Really Differ?

by Ahmad Hassan
and Mohamed Metwally Hassan




Exploration Geophysics-Petroleum Industry Timeline/Geoscience-Geophysics Timeline

Classics of Elastic Wave Theory

Seismic Attributes for Prospect Indentification and Reservoir Characterization

A Practical Understanding of Pre/Poststack Migrations, Volume 1 (Poststack)

A Practical Understanding of Pre/Poststack Migrations, Volume 2 (Prestack)

(New titles to be available the first week in July 2007.)


Are you an undergraduate interested in working on a seismological research project in the summer of 2008? If so, consider applying for an IRIS Summer Undergraduate Internship.                                                                     More>

Renew Your SEG Membership Today!

You still have an opportunity to renew your membership benefits by renewing your 2007 membership online.                   


Candice Chinsethagid
SEG Student Affairs Supervisor

Firstly, I hope all of you are enjoying your summer vacation! Please be sure to let us know if you or your Student Section did anything interesting related to geophysics over the summer at Secondly, I would like to take this...

Jenny Cole
SEG Student Affairs Specialist

Greetings! Welcome to the Spring/Summer issue of the Anomaly. We have many upcoming events for our student members. Most have been discussed in this issue of the Anomaly, but to get a complete listing of SEG's events, please visit...