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

Manika Prasad

Manika Prasad

Physics and Mechanics of Rocks: A Practical Approach

2019 DISC

This course provides the earth scientist and engineer with the fundamental basis of rock physics to describe the physical processes that govern the response of rocks to external stresses that are essential for reservoir characterization.


Upcoming Dates

22 Aug 2019
Melbourne, Australia
27 Aug 2019
Adelaide, Australia
29 Aug 2019
Canberra, Australia
06 Sep 2019
Perth, Western Australia
11 Sep 2019
Denver, CO, USA
13 Sep 2019
San Antonio, TX, USA
26 Sep 2019
Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
30 Sep 2019
Buenos Aires, Argentina
03 Oct 2019
Ensenada, Mexico
11 Oct 2019
Tokyo, Japan
15 Oct 2019
Beijing, China
02 Nov 2019
Mumbai, India
05 Nov 2019
Pune, India
07 Nov 2019
Hyderabad, India
11 Nov 2019
Dhanbad, India
20 Nov 2019
Al Khobar, Saudi Arabia

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
  • Surface Seismic Acquisition Techniques
  • Seismic Processing Techniques
  • Seismic Migration/Imaging
  • Quantitative Seismic Interpretation/Applications
  • Cross-Discipline Relevant to Geophysics
  • Seismic Wave Propagation/Rock Physics

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