July 2009

Vol 7, Issue 7

In this issue

Annual Meeting  |  In-house training  |  Distinguished Instructor Short Course  |  Distinguished & Honorary Lecturers  |  Summer Research Workshop  |  The Leading Edge   |  Student Education Program   |  Geophysics' impact factor  |  Member services  |  SEG Foundation  |  Course in New Orleans

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Upcoming meetings

26–29 July
Cartagena, Colombia
Symposium of Exploration in Subandean Basins

16–19 August
Vancouver, Canada
AAPG/SEG/SPE Hedberg Research Conference: Geological carbon sequestration: prediction and verification

13–15 October
Calgary, Canada
CSEG Microseismic Workshop: Breaking preconceptions

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Recent publications

Digital Imaging and Deconvolution
by Enders A. Robinson and Sven Treitel
Contents (PDF)

Seismic Interferometry
Edited by Kees Wapenaar, Deyan Draganov, and Johan O. A. Robertsson
Contents (PDF)

Volunteer to be an SEG Corporate Champion!
Show your leadership skills and commitment by volunteering to be an SEG Corporate Champion. Recruit SEG members within your company and receive recognition for both you and your company! Get started online today!

Graduates, redeem your gift
SEG is giving graduating Student Members a free, one-year Associate Membership the year following graduation! As a graduating Student Member, you may transfer your Membership to an Associate Membership simply by notifying SEG Member Services that you graduated in 2008.

Please be sure your graduation date is current. To update your graduation date or to transfer to the Associate Membership, contact us today by e-mail, phone +1.918.497.5581, or fax +1.918.497.5565.

Annual Meeting registration opens 8 July
Advanced Registration for 2009 SEG Annual Meeting in Houston, USA opens at 8:00 a.m. CDT. For more information visit the Annual Meeting Web site.

Annual Meeting housing
Housing opens 8 July for the 2009 SEG Annual Meeting in Houston, Texas, USA. Visit the Annual Meeting Web site for more details.

Annual Meeting course registration
View the 2009 SEG Annual Meeting course schedule  online. Course registration, as well as registration for the Annual Meeting itself, will open on Wednesday, 8 July. To register for a course, log in or submit the registration form. Find full course descriptions on the curriculum page.

July TLE: Unconventional resources
and CO2 monitoring

The July issue of The Leading Edge has a special section on unconventional resources and CO2 monitoring. Look for Dræge et al.’s Interpreter’s Corner article about 3D inversion of lithological properties in the Gullfaks Brent Group.

Geophysics’ impact factor No. 2 all time
Geophysics garnered a 1.349 impact factor for 2008, the second-highest mark in the journal’s history. Editor Kees Wapenaar says this performance indicates the journal is strengthening its position as the premier journal in applied geophysics.

Las Vegas presentation files online
Approximately 300 SEG/Las Vegas 2008 presentation files—mostly PowerPoints and PDFs, some augmented with video—are available for download alongside the Technical Program Expanded Abstracts with which they are associated.

Submit book proposals online
With new procedures and technology, SEG’s Publications Committee has enhanced the book-publishing experience for authors and editors.

Distinguished and Honorary lecturers
Jack Bouska, José Carcione, Samir Abdelmoaty, and Andrew S. Long present their lecture tours in China, South America, Africa, Australia, and the Phillipines. Visit the Distinguished and Honorary lecture pages for more information.

DL and HL nominations solicited
The SEG Distinguished Lecture Committee is soliciting Distinguished Lecturer (DL) nominations for Fall 2010 SEG/AAPG DL, and Honorary Lecturer (HL) nominations for Central & South America, Middle East and Africa, and North America regions for 2010. If you would like to submit a nomination(s), complete the DL nomination form and/or the HL nomination form and submit it via e-mail by 31 July.

Advanced SRW registration due soon
The advanced registration deadline for the Summer Research Workshop 23–27 August 2009 in Banff, Canada, is 13 July. The advanced registration fee is US$655 per person. Register soon! There is also an exciting optional field trip to the Columbia Icefields planned. Space is limited. Registration forms and more information can be found online.

You can make a difference
Foundation logoBe one of the first SEG members to join our newest annual donor club—High Velocity. Your unrestricted gift to the SEG Foundation is an investment in geophysics. Contact us today to learn more about this exciting new leadership opportunity!

DISC explores “Petroleum geoengineering
Patrick Corbett The 2009 SEG/EAGE Distinguished Instructor Short Course (DISC) titled Petroleum geoengineering: Integration of static and dynamic models will be held in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, on 18 August; Zhuozhou, China, on 20-21 August; Beijing, China, on 24-25 August; and Ahmedabad, India, on 28 August. The DISC also will be presented at the SEG Annual Meeting on 23 October. Visit our Web site for the complete schedule and to view tour photos.

3D Seismic Attributes course in New Orleans
Kurt Marfurt Registration is open for the SEG course 3D Seismic Attributes for Prospect Identification and Reservoir Characterization by Kurt Marfurt 24-25 September in New Orleans, USA. Log in to My SEG to register online or submit a registration form.

Students, improve your advantage
by attending an Expo

students This fall there are many opportunities for geosciences students to improve securing skills and begin new careers in the energy industry! If you are an undergraduate, graduate, or recently graduated geosciences student, check out an event near you.

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