SEAM organizes collaborations among industry, government, and academia to address major industry subsurface challenges. Through numerical modeling and computation, SEAM provides a forum for industry leaders to resolve geophysical problems while advancing subsurface management research and development.

Upcoming Projects Include
CO2 Sequestration Monitoring Project- proposes using models to simulate CO2 injection in the subsurface and test the capabilities of methods to track the CO2 plume in the subsurface. 

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Data Platform – The goal is to collect and host an open-source platform for data sets & models along with our own best-in-class products to accelerate advancing the science & technology of geophysics.



SEAM models and data sets represent the cutting edge in simulated geophysical data, drawing from a consortia of industry leaders, and representing a range of geographies and subsurface contexts.

“SEAM datasets have become ‘standard’ benchmarks for new applied geophysics algorithms and workflows.”

Dr. Aria Abubakar, Head of Data Science and Advisor, Digital Subsurface Solutions – Schlumberger

Advancing Research and Innovation

SEAM Open Data draws from the work of the SEAM Phase I and Time Lapse Pilot projects to make small proprietary data sets available free of charge to the public to advance research and innovation in geophysics.

“SEAM is unique in its collaboration opportunities to address technical problems at an industrial scale.”

Nancy House, Principal Scientist – Owner, Integrated Geophysical Interpretation, Inc