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TLE tutorials

The SEG publishes geophysical tutorials bimonthly in the The Leading Edge. The 12th tutorial, A user guide to the geophysical tutorials by Matt Hall, was recently published in the February 2016 edition.

AGI's Critical Issues now on the wiki!

SEG has partnered with the American Geosciences Institute to add its Critical Issues Program. The articles provide information on basic geoscience topics to help introduce the subject and provide a great foundation to build more in-depth articles. Start exploring!


Many of the pioneers in the development of exploration geophysics reside in the Biographies. Add your insight and knowledge of these trailblazers for the next generation.

Please help us develop our women in geoscience biographies.


Wiki chat

The 9th #SEGWikiChat was held on Tuesday, 17 November. The SEG Wiki team was joined by the President and Vice-President of the Student Geoscientific Society Berlin & Potsdam, Lennart Brüning and Ramona Niemann. Review the chat at Muut. We will be changing the format of the chat in 2016, details to be announced soon.

Wiki Meetup at 2015 Annual Meeting

Thank you to all Wiki Meetup attendees who joined the SEG Wiki Committee in New Orleans for the 3rd annual Wiki Meetup.


About the SEG Wiki

The goal of the SEG Wiki is: to expand the world’s knowledge of applied geophysics, to provide further details of ("layer") the science itself, and to engage emerging professionals in the field. Robert E. Sheriff's Encyclopedic Dictionary of Applied Geophysics, fourth edition and Oz Yilmaz's Seismic Data Analysis seeded the SEG Wiki with its initial content. We encourage you to read, edit, and enhance the SEG Wiki. Add your layer to the science of applied geophysics today.

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Take your contributions to the next level - learn more about the 2015 wiki awards!

Wiki video help series

This help series aims to provide you with the skills necessary to start contributing. We have completed help videos on launching your own user page, growing articles in our biographies section, and advanced tutorials on improving Sheriff's Dictionary. Future videos are planned, so bookmark the playlist!


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