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November 1993

Magnetic Tape “Stiction” Problem

Norman R. Pascal

At the November 1991 SEG Convention, Memorex Computer Supplies, a major manufacturer of magnetic tape; presented a white paper titled "Understanding Magnetic Tape Stiction and its Solutions" and reiterated this theme at a seminar held in Calgary on November 4, 1992. Other tape manufacturers currently distribute literature on the same…

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November 1993

S.E.G. Gold and Silver Certificate Recipients

At the CSEG Luncheon meeting held September 16, 1993, First Vice President Gary Taylor made the following presentations: Gold Certificate Peter I. Bediz for 50 years membership in the SEG. Silver Certificates - Roy F. Bjornson, David C. Caldwell, D.K. Bruce Fenwick, William E. Glenn, Charles R. Grigg, Emmanual Malterre,…

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October 1993

Synthetic Study to Estimate Errors in Wavelet Estimates and Distortions Introduced by Them in Velocity Inversion

Sudhir Jain

It is highly unlikely that the actual propagating wavelet for a seismic trace can be estimated precisely since the seismic data as well as the sonic and density logs are plagued with numerous imperfections, and the source-wavelet is altered in an undefined way by imperfect elasticity of the transmitting medium,…

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October 1993

Seismic Computing

Roy O. Lindseth

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September 1993

Environmental Geophysics - Fad or Future?

Dr. Phillip Romig

This lecture is one of 14 to be presented between September and January by Dr. Phillip Romig) head of the Department of Geophysics at the Colorado School of Mines since 1983.

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September 1993

1993 CSEG Convention

Dan Hampson

The 1993 CSEG Convention was clearly a success. Many factors contributed to that success. The Convention Committee would like to take credit for them all, but modesty forces us to admit that we had nothing much to do with the tremendous upsurge in optimism and enthusiasm that just happens to…

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September 1993

Canadian Geophysical Union Scientific Meeting

J. B. Merriam

Following a very successful joint meeting with the AGU In Montreal in 1993, the Canadian Geophysical Union returned to its regular venue at Banff, Alberta, in 1993. One hundred and forty-two papers were presented in 16 sessions.

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September 1993

Geophysics at the U of S

Don Gendzwill

We have a new building which the department has occupied since 1986. The old geophysics “shack” is only a memory. For recent graduates, this is old news, but some of the older alumni may not have seen the new building. It is very nice, occupying a space on the edge…

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June 1993

Multidisciplinary Research at the Pacific Geoscience Centre

Melvyn E. Best

The Pacific Geoscience Centre (PGC), located in Sidney, B.C., is a division of the Geological Survey of Canada. PGC’s research effort is focussed on 4 areas or themes: (1) margin tectonics (2) earthquake studies (3) coastal and near shore studies and (4) Cordilleran geophysical studies.

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June 1993

The Canadian Geoscience Council – Science on the Move

John F. Gartner

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June 1993

CSEG Annual Meeting

The CSEG Annual Meeting was held March 9th, 1993 at the Westin Hotel. A very successful lunch time Awards Presentation and Business Meeting was enjoyed by all in attendance. Presidents of several Societies within our industry were also in attendance including SEG President, Marion Bone.

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June 1993

Geologists, Geophysicists and APEGGA

Bill Davitt

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June 1993

1993 CSEG Ski Spree

The CSEG Ladies Auxiliary held their 1993 Annual Ski Spree at Fairmont Hotsprings Resort on February 5th, 6th and 7th. There were over 230 people in attendance.

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May 1993

1993 CSEG National Convention

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April 1993

Summary of the Workshop on Imaging Complex Land Data (CSEG Convention, May 7, 1992)

Peter Cary

Peter Cary organized this workshop with the help of other members of the technical committee of the 1992 CSEG National Convention. He is presently the chairman of the technical committee of the 1993 CSEG Convention. Another workshop is being organized for the Convention coming up May 4-6. The topic this…

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April 1993

Geophysics: The Potential and Limits for Reservoir Description and Monitoring

Robert J. (Bob) Graebner

Use of geophysics, particularly 3D seismic surface measurements, as an essential element for reservoir description has come into prominence in the last decade. This use has been driven by the shift from exploration to exploitation in many parts of the world. This occurrence is particularly widespread in the United States…

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March 1993

Geophysics in Philately

Tom Hughes

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March 1993

Annual Meeting & Awards Presentation

RECORDER Committee

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February 1993

Mr. Redwater

Aubrey Kerr

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