Greetings. Read about tips for presentations, technical program news, Tad Ulrych's tour, and more in this SEG newsletter.
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February 2008
Vol 6, Issue 2
Distinguished member shares tips
on preparing for presentations

LarnerKen Larner, winner of SEG's Maurice Ewing Medal and long known as one of the great communicators in geophysics, shows you how to prepare your paper/slides for conference presentation.
Technical program submission is approaching
Image courtesy Las Vegas Convention & Visitors Authority Authors, it's time to prepare your abstracts for the 2008 International Exposition and 78th Annual Meeting in Las Vegas, Nevada. Online submission opens 12 March and the deadline for all abstracts is 9 April.
Attend courses in Munich, New Orleans, or Calgary
SEG help and FAQ pages are now available
Help/FAQCheck out SEG's new help and FAQ pages, where you will find answers to all your questions related to the Society.
Kuala Lumpur deadline approaches
Applied Research WorkshopThis Applied Research Workshop will discuss specific exploration and reservoir characterization issues that are important in Southeast Asia. The application and abstract deadline is 25 February.
Emergent and Challenging Issues in
Rock Physics: Rock This House!
SRW - Ireland
Summer Research Workshop in Galway, Ireland (20-24 July) call for contributions are now online. You are encouraged to submit abstracts
that cover a range of important topics in rock physics.

SRW08Unconventional Resources: What do we know and what is the road ahead?
This Summer Research Workshop in Vancouver, 7-11 September will comprehensively cover the subsurface technologies related to unconventional resources. Deadline for submissions is 23 April.

2008 D&P Forum, The Roles of Scaling & Uncertainty in Reservoir Characterization
You don't want to miss this year's Development & Production Forum 27-31 July in Austin, Texas. Please check the Web site and watch for an e-mail announcement of the call for contributions in mid-February.
Don't miss your last chance to join SEP
SEPSEG/ExxonMobil Student Education Program (SEP) is a two-day course on the subject of multi-interdisciplinary subsurface integration for exploration and production to be held in North America and Europe. Application deadline is 1 March.

Regional SEG Student Challenge Bowl
to be held in Norman

SEG Student Challenge Bowl to be held in Norman. The challenge bowl will be held during the Spring Break Expo. Registration is free for SEG and AAPG student members.
UlrychDistinguished Lecturer Tad Ulrych
completes four stops in China
Tadeusz J. Ulrych is touring the world, moving from China and Japan to Hawaii and Canada. You won't want to miss his talk, The role of amplitude and phase in processing and inversion.
SEAM announces 23 participants
With the start of the new year SEAM has gained seven new sponsors. Learn more about the progress of this exciting and innovative project.
TLE focuses on seismic noise
TLEIn the February issue of TLE, the special section features 13 articles about seismic noise. "Basic seismology 15: Isaac Newton and the birth of geophysics" by Enders A. Robinson and Dean Clark explores Newton's theory of gravity as a way to explain geophysical and astrophysical phenomena.

GEOPHYSICS develops special sections
Submit your 4D Gravity Monitoring papers by 28 February or your Rainbow in the Earth papers by 1 April.
Membership numbers hit a milestone
SEG individual membership has recently surpassed the
29 000-member mark! You can be a part of our growth by encouraging your colleagues to join.
Renew your SEG membership
Save your benefits by logging in and renewing your 2008 SEG membership. The February issue of T
HE LEADING EDGE is being mailed. If you have not renewed your 2008 Membership, this will be your last issue.
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In this issue
Larner shares presentation tips
Technical program submission approaches
Professional development
SEG help and FAQ
Summer Research Workshop in Ireland
Apply for SEP travel grants
Quick links
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Renew your membership

Membership applications

Report a missing journal


7-8 February
Houston, Texas
NAPE® Expo 2008

6-10 April
Saint Petersburg, Russia

EAGE/EAGO/SEG Saint Petersburg

7-10 April
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Applied Research Workshop, "Geophysical Challenges in Southeast Asia Exploration

15-18 April
Calgary, Canada
Calgary Mining Forum, "New Mines, Prospects and Advances,




Pubs bulletSEG publications

3D Seismic Imaging by B. Biondi

Seismic Attribute Mapping for Prospect Identification and Reservoir Characterization by S. Chopra and K. J. Marfurt

Seismic True-Amplitude Imaging by J. Schleicher, M. Tygel, and P. Hubral

Classics of Elastic Wave Theory edited by M. A. Pelissier, H. Hoeber, N. van de Coevering and I. F. Jones


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