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  • Ukraine Support Task Force Recommendations Implemented

    In response to the war in Ukraine, SEG President Anna Shaughnessy formed the SEG Ukrainian Support Task Force. The Task Force worked to identify and recommend constructive actions to help our impacted Ukrainian members and students during this difficult time. The Board unanimously accepted the recommendations from the Task Force. The following actions have been…

  • SEG Transformation Task Force members announced

    Hello SEG members, SEG’s transformation has begun! The SEG Transformation Task Force members are selected, and our journey is under way. If you missed my previous update about the Transformation Task Force, you can read it here. Since the new Task Force will take over where the Strategic Options (SO) Task Force left off, most participants…

  • The Society of Exploration Geophysicists Foundation (SEGF) Announces New Leadership Position

    The Society of Exploration Geophysicists Foundation (SEGF) Board of Directors has announced the promotion of Katie Burk to the new leadership position of Foundation Managing Director. Burk is a 15-year employee of SEG and recognized within the industry for her stellar professionalism and performance as a Foundation business leader. SEG recently quashed talks of possible…

  • SEG Transformation Task Force to be formed

    As previously announced, based on the work of the Strategic Options (SO) Task Force—the Board has decided to accelerate the transformation of SEG as an independent organization. As part of the SO Task Force’s work, SEG hired a 3rd-party independent contractor to facilitate focus groups to get feedback. The focus group structure included students, committees,…

  • Update: SEG Ukrainian Support Task Force

    In response to the war in Ukraine, SEG President Anna Shaughnessy formed the SEG Ukrainian Support Task Force. The Task Force worked to identify and recommend constructive actions to help our impacted Ukrainian members and students during this difficult time. The Task Force presented their recommendations to the Board last week. In response, Anna and…

  • Society of Exploration Geophysicists announces 2022 Honors and Awards recipients

    One of SEG’s great traditions is the special recognition of individuals and organizations for their contributions to geophysics and to the Society. The Society of Exploration Geophysicists (SEG) has announced its 2022 Honors and Awards recipients. Öz Yilmaz is the recipient of SEG’s highest honor, the Maurice Ewing Medal, awarded to a person who is…

  • Robotic Boat to Explore Underwater Volcano in Tonga Region

    The BBC has recently reported that a robotic boat, Sea-Kit’s USV Maxlimer, will be deployed to the Tonga region of the Pacific Ocean to study Hunga-Tonga Hunga-Ha’apai, an underwater volcano that erupted in January. The Hunga-Tonga Hunga-Ha’apai eruption in early 2022 was one of the strongest volcanic eruptions in nearly a century, creating a plume…

  • SEG Ukrainian Support Task Force

    In response to the war in Ukraine, SEG President Anna Shaughnessy has formed the SEG Ukrainian Support Task Force. The Task Force is composed of the following members: The SEG Ukrainian Support Task Force will focus on humanitarian efforts to assist our Ukrainian members. The task force will work quickly to identify and recommend constructive…

  • SEG Strategic Options (SO) Task Force Update

    Hello SEG members, I am pleased to announce—based on the work of the Strategic Options (SO) Task Force—the Board has decided to continue and accelerate the transformation of SEG as an independent organization. I would like to personally thank the SO Task Force for their hard work and thorough review of all the strategic options…

  • SEG Strategic Options (SO) Task Force Update

    Hello SEG members. I am happy to share with you the substantial progress the Strategic Options (SO) Task Force has made in the analysis of options ahead for SEG. Since October of last year, the Task Force has analyzed internal and market data and engaged a wide range of stakeholders, members, and others in order…

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