Episode 103: One plan to jumpstart the geophysics field

In this episode, host Andrew Geary speaks with Emer Caslin on the Geophysical Sustainability Atlas, the featured article in January’s The Leading Edge.

To help provide a clear value proposition to inspire new generations of scientists to pursue careers in geophysics and motivate current geophysicists to expand their activities and utilize their skills, a small group worked on mapping geophysical applications and practices to the 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) adopted by the United Nations in 2015.

This Geophysical Sustainability Atlas was developed to illustrate how geophysics contributes to each of the SDGs and to provide examples of specific applications and collaboration strategies.

In this conversation, Emer provides an overview of the Atlas, how individuals and companies can utilize it to create meaningful impact, how professional societies can contribute to the SDGs, and why incorporating the SDGs into strategic planning could support the next generation of geophysicists.

This is an important topic for the future of the field and outlines a powerful path forward for individuals, companies, and society.

Seismic Soundoff · 103: One plan to jumpstart the geophysics field

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Biography

Emer Caslin is a Geoscientist with Schlumberger. She graduated with a BSc in Geology from Queens University Belfast and an MSc in Reservoir Geoscience and Engineering from the IFP School in Paris. She has been employed with Schlumberger since 2004 specializing in reservoir interpretation, structural and property modeling. She has held roles in technical consulting, business development, and Petrel Portfolio Management; ranging from daily technical operation support to advising on corporate-level geoscience strategy.

Emer has a keen interest in understanding how geoscientists can help shape and influence sustainability in our evolving energy sector and has recently taken a leave of absence from Schlumberger to focus on areas such as solutions for the energy transition, risk, and social acceptance of the extractive industry & achievement of the UN Sustainable Development Goals – collaborating within and outside the industry, with academia & professional bodies.

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In this episode, host Andrew Geary speaks with Emer Caslin on the Geophysical Sustainability Atlas, the featured article in January’s The Leading Edge.

To help provide a clear value proposition to inspire new generations of scientists to pursue careers in geophysics and motivate current geophysicists to expand their activities and utilize their skills, a small group worked on mapping geophysical applications and practices to the 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) adopted by the United Nations in 2015.

This Geophysical Sustainability Atlas was developed to illustrate how geophysics contributes to each of the SDGs and to provide examples of specific applications and collaboration strategies.

In this conversation, Emer provides an overview of the Atlas, how individuals and companies can utilize it to create meaningful impact, how professional societies can contribute to the SDGs, and why incorporating the SDGs into strategic planning could support the next generation of geophysicists.

This is an important topic for the future of the field and outlines a powerful path forward for individuals, companies, and society. https://w.soundcloud.com/player/?url=https%3A//api.soundcloud.com/tracks/970203484%3Fsecret_token%3Ds-GwJSmI3EhiV&color=%23ff5500&auto_play=false&hide_related=false&show_comments=true&show_user=true&show_reposts=false&show_teaser=true

Seismic Soundoff · 103: One plan to jumpstart the geophysics field



Related links

Subscribers can read the full articles in the SEG Library and abstracts are always free.

Biography

Emer Caslin is a Geoscientist with Schlumberger. She graduated with a BSc in Geology from Queens University Belfast and an MSc in Reservoir Geoscience and Engineering from the IFP School in Paris. She has been employed with Schlumberger since 2004 specializing in reservoir interpretation, structural and property modeling. She has held roles in technical consulting, business development, and Petrel Portfolio Management; ranging from daily technical operation support to advising on corporate-level geoscience strategy.

Emer has a keen interest in understanding how geoscientists can help shape and influence sustainability in our evolving energy sector and has recently taken a leave of absence from Schlumberger to focus on areas such as solutions for the energy transition, risk, and social acceptance of the extractive industry & achievement of the UN Sustainable Development Goals – collaborating within and outside the industry, with academia & professional bodies.



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