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Sept. 2017

Issue Focus: Value of the Integration of Geophysics

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Articles discussing the issue focus topic of Value of the Integration of Geophysics, and Improving Seismic Data Quality. Take a Science Break and learn a little about Automatic Transmissions.

Recent Articles

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March 2017

Introduction To March Focus: Back to Basics

Nicole Willson

The idea for this FOCUS came from a member who replied to one of the CSEG’s member surveys concerning the RECORDER. So, thanks to that member who let us know, and who gave us the great title “Back to Basics.” Many other members also asked for technical content that was…

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March 2017

Datums, Projections and Coordinate Systems

Adam Thomas

Accurately describing locations on Earth is essential to exploration geophysics. The interpretation of fault zones, the surface and bottom locations of a well, and the position and orientation of seismic ground control points and receivers are all dependent on being able to accurately describe where they are. Unfortunately the latitude…

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March 2017

Discovering A Supermodel – A Rock-Physics Tutorial

Carl Reine

Quantitative interpretation (QI) involves making predictions of rock and fluid properties from seismic amplitudes. Within the QI workflow, a number of components can greatly benefit from rock physics, which itself is an incredibly diverse field. Rock physics covers the measurement of rock properties in the lab, the empirical and theoretical…

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March 2017

Knowledge True and False: Scientific Logic and Climate Change

Henry Lyatsky

This scientific “truth” was drilled into me, a young geology undergrad in Calgary, by esteemed professors in basic courses at the beginning of the 1980s. In the 1970s the media were abuzz with global-cooling scares. Cooling was supposedly a scientific fact. Thankfully, the old fears of an impending new ice…

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Recent Interviews

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March 2017

An interview with Eric von Lunen

Eric von Lunen is an experienced geophysicist who is known for his reservoir characterization expertise for conventional, as well as low porosity/perm unconventional plays.

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January 2017

An interview with Amy Fox

Amy Fox has been involved in geomechanical consulting in the oil and gas industry for more than 15 years. She has worked for GeoMechanics International (GMI) in California and Houston, and later when it became part of Baker Hughes in Houston and Calgary. Subsequently, she was the Geomechanics Director at Canadian Discovery Ltd., Calgary. Now she is President and co-founder of Enlighten Geoscience Ltd., Calgary.

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October 2016

An interview with Presidents of Professional Societies – Part 2

Part 2 of an interview with Presidents of five professional societies. The goal was to gauge their views on a range of topics, and gain an understanding about varying issues that our readership would be curious about.

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September 2016

An interview with Presidents of Professional Societies - Part 1

Part 1 of an interview with Presidents of five professional societies. The goal was to gauge their views on a range of topics, and gain an understanding about varying issues that our readership would be curious about.

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