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Seismic Soundoff

In-depth conversations in applied geophysics.

 
     

09 Aug 2018

Episode 40: Celebrating humanitarian geoscience

In this episode, host Andrew Geary speaks with Linda Ford, Manager, Student and Early Career Programs and Geoscientists Without Borders at the Society of Exploration Geophysicists. Linda and Andrew discuss her article in August's The Leading Edge celebrating GWB's ten year anniversary. They talk about the program's connection with today's geoscience students, the program's impact to date, and its future legacy. 

26 Jul 2018

Episode 39: Preventing natural hazards

In this episode, host Andrew Geary speaks with Alireza Malehmir, professor of applied geophysics at Uppsala University. Andrew and Dr. Malehmir discuss geophysics role in preventing natural hazards and best practices for communicating science to the public and policy makers.

12 Jul 2018

Episode 38: Spotlight on the Mediterranean

In this episode, host Andrew Geary speaks with three authors from the special section highlighting the Mediterranean region in July's The Leading Edge. These authors discuss the latest scientific scholarship and future prospects in the Mediterranean after a record-breaking find in 2015.

20 Jun 2018

Episode 37: Searching for water in Kakuma

In this episode, we highlight a team of Canadian geophysicists that traveled to the second largest refugee camp in the world to find water. The Kakuma Camp in Kenya is home to 185,000 refugees and growing. This is the story of passionate geophysicists working with driven refugees and locals to bring water to 140,000 people in East Africa. In this episode of Seismic Soundoff, what happened when geophysics went to Kakuma.

08 Jun 2018

Episode 36: Image processing and machine learning

In this episode, host Andrew Geary speaks with Nishank Saxena on advancements in image processing and machine learning. June's The Leading Edge highlights these topics and showcases methods to achieve meaningful geological results while reducing costs and increasing speed. Nishank Saxena served as a guest editor. 

14 May 2018

Episode 35: Integrating geophysics and geomechanics

In this episode, host Andrew Geary speaks with Doug Foster about the May 2018 issue of The Leading Edge. This issue's special section articles highlight geomechanics, its integration with geophysics, and how it could help reduce induced seismicity and increase gas productivity. Doug Foster served as a coordinator for the special section.  

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