SEG Extra
Vol 1, No 1April 2003
The SEG Extra is a new bimonthly publication of SEG to inform members worldwide about SEG programs and opportunities.
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Member-Get-A-Member Campaign 2003

Be a winner in 2003! The SEG 2003 Member-Get-A-Member campaign is now under way! Recruit new members and increase your chances to win. It's easy. For each new Active or Associate member you recruit by September 30, 2003, your name will be entered into the Grand Prize drawing to win

FREE registration to the 2004 Annual Meeting in Denver, Colorado; complimentary room in the Headquarter Hotel for 5 nights; and reimbursement for travel expenses up to $500!

Double your chances —Recruit a new member who graduated and entered the industry after 1997 and your name will be entered twice in the Grand Prize drawing.

It's this easy ...

  • Visit the campaign pages for campaign details, rules, and prizes.
  • Download a recruiter packet or call 918-497-5574 to request a packet be mailed to you.
  • Refer your colleagues using our online referral; provide us with the names and e-mail addresses of colleagues who would benefit from SEG membership and we will do the rest.

Everyone's a Winner —Get Started Now!

Annual Meeting
SEG is accepting abstracts for possible inclusion in the technical program at the Seventy-Third Annual Meeting in Dallas, Texas, October 26-31, 2003. The deadline for abstract submission is April 10, 2003 at 5 p.m. central daylight time.
Don't Miss!! SEG/EAGO/EAGE —Moscow 2003 International Geophysical Conference and Exposition, Moscow, Russia —World Trade Center, September 1-4, 2003. For information on technical program, exhibition, and other aspects of the meeting, please visit the Moscow 2003 Web site or write to

The 2003 SEG Yearbook will be delivered in a new format —on CD-ROM. This disc will be bundled with all member copies of the May issue of The Leading Edge. Those who paid $40 along with their dues payments for 2003 will receive a print copy. Meanwhile, Yearbook information is available online.

The April issue of The Leading Edge contains a special section on Offshore Technology that includes a preview of the geophysics-oriented papers in May's Offshore Technology Conference. The May special section, Development and Production, will have six papers on this increasingly dominant area of applied geophysics.

Seismic Data Analysis: Processing, Inversion, and Interpretation of Seismic Data by Öz Yilmaz provides a thorough examination of its subject coverage and continues to be an SEG best-seller. If you still are without a copy of this important and complete update to Yilmaz's earlier treatise, you can order one through the SEG Online Book Mart.

Continuing Education

Highlight your career with SEG Continuing Education. SEG is offering a wide range of high-quality continuing education courses. A complete list can be found on our Web site. Courses currently scheduled for the next few months are

  • May 15-16, 2003, Salt Lake City, Utah, at the AAPG Annual Meeting
    Seismic Imaging of Subsurface Geology by Michael Schoenberger
  • June 19-20, 2003, Denver, Colorado
    Gravity and Magnetics for Explorationists by Michal Ruder
    Magnetotellurics for Natural Resources: from Acquisition through Interpretation by Karen Christopherson

Courses are canceled 3-4 weeks in advance if there is insufficient enrollment so enroll early. By enrolling early, you can also avoid a late registration fee.

Student Affairs

SEG offers several prizes at the International Science and Engineering Fair. The Student Affairs/Academic Liaison Committee can use help judging this event. The ISEF is in Cleveland, Ohio, May 11-17, 2003.

Distinguished Programs

SEG/EAGE Distinguished Instructor Short Course —"Geostatistics for Seismic Data Integration in Earth Models" by Olivier Dubrule. Click here for further information.

SEG Spring 2003 Distinguished Lecture —"A Perspective on the Evolution of Processing Seismic Primaries and Multiples for a Complex Multidimensional Earth" by Arthur Weglein. Click here for further information.