About the Society of Exploration Geophysicists (SEG)

SEG is a global not-for-profit organization with a mission of connecting the world of applied geophysics.

Founded in 1930, SEG provides information, tools, and
resources vital to:

  • Advancing the science of exploration geophysics
  • Fostering common scientific interests
  • Supporting humanitarian efforts
  • Accelerating geophysical innovation

Inspiring the exploration geophysicists of today and tomorrow, SEG‘s long-standing tradition of excellence in education, professional development, new business generation, and engagement cultivates a unique community platform that encourages collaboration and thought leadership for the advancement of geophysical science around the world.

Headquartered in Houston, TX and with regional offices in Tulsa, OK; Dubai, UAE; Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia; and Beijing, China, SEG is a global society dedicated to enhancing the present and future of applied geophysics.


INSPIRING Geophysicists of Today and Tomorrow.


Our Board of Directors, SEG Council, and Committees help lead and guide our organization.


As an organization SEG has standards and regulations we follow to maintain our professional geophysics society.

Diversity and Inclusion

SEG is committed to diversity and inclusion within our organization as well as throughout the geoscience community.