SEG/EAGE Distinguished Instructor Short Course (DISC) 2011
Course Content

We proudly present the Distinguished Instructor for 2011, Mr Julien Meunier (CGGVeritas) who will present his one day course Seismic Acquisition from Yesterday to Tomorrow.

There seems to be a very recent acceleration in the evolution of seismic acquisition. Offshore, wide-azimuth surveys have resulted in images of remarkable clarity. On land, increase in channel count has allowed the use of denser grids leading to significant noise reduction. Both onshore and offshore, the race for bandwidth extension is tenser than ever. This course presents these developments as a natural consequence of the conjunction of our need for clearer seismic images and the availability of recent technological advances. The core of the course is the relationship between acquisition parameters and seismic image quality.

Who Should Attend

All those interested in seismic imagery. The acquisition geophysicist may discover an unfamiliar presentation of familiar concepts. The processing geophysicist may discover the causes of some types of perturbations in seismic images. Likewise, the interpreter may gain understanding of the limitations in seismic images. Those in charge of financing these images may understand better why they are so expensive.
The mathematical level of this course is elementary, although those with no idea of what the Fourier transform is may find some chapters difficult to follow. Those with no prior knowledge of seismic reflection would profit from advance reading of the chapters 2 (especially the definitions) and 3, which will be presented relatively fast in this one-day course. Young professionals or students with no industrial experience will find a presentation very different from those given in universities.

For the complete SEG/EAGE DISC 2011 abstract and Julien Meunier his biography, please click here.

Below you can download the power point presentation, course is devided in six separate chapters:

Part 1 - History
Part 2 - Theory
Part 3 - Components
Part 4 - SB
Part 5 - Vibroseis
Part 6 - Survey Design