PODCAST

Seismic Soundoff

Seismic Soundoff

In-depth conversations in applied geophysics.

 
     

12 Aug 2021

Episode 123: Land Seismic Case Studies with Oz Yilmaz

Oz Yilmaz discusses his latest book, Land Seismic Case Studies for Near-Surface Modeling and Subsurface Imaging. Written for practicing geophysicists, this book is the culmination of land seismic data acquisition and processing projects conducted by Oz over the last two decades. His expertise and experience are highlighted in detail in this revealing and essential conversation.

04 Aug 2021

Episode 122: The role of seismic interpreters in 2021

Jean-Paul van Gestel highlights the latest for seismic interpretation, the special section in July's The Leading Edge. In this episode, Jean-Paul discusses the interpreter's role in the workflow, why oil is first found in the mind of the geologist, how to take full advantage of the latest technology, and the best way to communicate to the decision-makers.

15 Jul 2021

Episode 121: Solving the seismic wave attenuation problem

Nimisha Vedanti highlights her Honorary Lecture on understanding seismic wave attenuation mechanisms. Nimisha explains how she discovered the problem of seismic attenuation, why seismic attenuation is one of the least understood physical mechanisms, practical takeaways from her lecture, and highlights from two real-world case studies. 

01 Jul 2021

119: Why the energy transition from coal to oil matters today

Historian Brian Frehner discusses the energy transition from coal to oil and the historical importance of J. Clarence Karcher. The transition to oil may seem obvious now, but it was not inevitable. By studying the past energy transition from coal to oil, scientists and the public can better understand how transitions do and do not occur and better prepare for future energy transitions.

18 Jun 2021

118: The secret to maximizing your professional career

Dr. Dhananjay (DJ) Kumar discusses his course, the value of membership at SEG, and the activities essential for the professional development of geophysicists.

This conversation covers a wide range of topics from synthetic seismograms construction to how to get the most of your membership at SEG. DJ has taken advantage of his activities throughout his career and is excited to share his lessons learned with this audience.

02 Jun 2021

116: Addressing grand challenges with geophysics

David Lumley highlights two of SEG's Strategic Pillars and the geophysicists' role in supporting space exploration and the medical field. In this illuminating conversation, David outlines how geophysics supports the grand challenges of our world, how geophysics could quantitatively contribute to the medical field, how universities and companies could encourage greater collaboration, and a valuable tip to become a better innovator.

25 May 2021

115: How full-waveform inversion counteracts complex overburdens

Denes Vigh discusses the current developments and future growth areas for full-waveform inversion. In this informative conversation, Denes shares why it's necessary for full-waveform inversion (FWI) to utilize the full acquired wavefield, how ocean-bottom node surveys have impacted FWI, the next frontier for FWI, and his favorite feature of utilizing FWI in his work.

13 May 2021

114: The future of learning and nonseismic

In this forward-thinking conversation, Dr. Michal Ruder shares the most important thing for explorationists to focus on right now, what she would say to the CEO of an oil and gas company, the future of GIS data for exploration, and the importance of nonseismic work in geophysics. As the world transitions to more forms of hybrid learning, this episode will help provide clarity and direction in your continuing education.

Contact Seismic Soundoff

Or call us at
+1 918.497.4627

ADVERTISEMENT

Our advertisers help SEG provide services to our customers. Please consider unblocking ads for our site.

Season 1 of Seismic Soundoff brought to you by the SEG Wiki – learn how you can contribute and make a difference today.

Subscribe

Listen to Stitcher

This website uses cookies. If you continue without changing your browser settings, you consent to our use of cookies in accordance with our cookie policy. You can disable cookies at any time. Learn more

We also use partner advertising cookies to deliver targeted, geophysics-related advertising to you; these cookies are not added without your direct consent.

 

8801 S. Yale Ave. Suite 500
Tulsa, OK 74137
Phone: 918-497-5500
Email: [email protected]

CONNECT with us

Don't miss a thing.

Visit your SEG Communications Center to update your communications preferences.

Don't have an SEG account? It's free to create one - and you don't have to be an SEG member.

Twitter facebook linkedIn instagram youtube
Featuring bonus content!