Distinguished Instructor Short Course

The SEG Distinguished Instructor Short Course (DISC) is an eight-hour, one-day short course on a topic of current and wide-spread interest. The SEG DISC is presented at over 25 locations each year around the world.

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Current DISC

Dave Monk

Dave Monk

Survey Design and Seismic Acquisition for Land, Marine, and In-between in Light of New Technology and Techniques

2020 DISC

This course will highlight the changes in technology that we have seen in the past five years, and those that are likely to develop in the next five years with a view to allowing seismic surveys to be designed and acquired to optimize technology efficiencies and interpretation requirements in light of new technology.


Upcoming Dates

15 Oct 2020
Virtual Course

SEG is carefully monitoring the situation regarding the COVID-19 virus. We are deeply concerned about the devastating and disruptive effects of the outbreak and consider as our highest priority the wellbeing of our distinguished lecturer, global friends, colleagues, and constituents. As information regarding the 2020 DISC tour becomes available, details will be posted here. Please check back for updates and opt in to receive SEG Education email updates with information about the 2020 DISC schedule.

DISC Archive

Learn more about previous Distinguished Instructors and order course book, course recording, or course DVD for select past courses.

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  • Borehole and Non-Seismic Geophysics
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  • Seismic Migration/Imaging
  • Quantitative Seismic Interpretation/Applications
  • Cross-Discipline Relevant to Geophysics
  • Seismic Wave Propagation/Rock Physics

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