SYMPOSIUM ON 3D SEISMIC REFLECTION IMAGING: A NEW OPPORTUNITY FOR MARINE GEOSCIENCE RESEARCH

September 8-10, 2005, Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory, Palisades, NY

Eos Workshop Report (PDF)
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List of Attendees (Mac users: download attendees.xls)

Credit: Shipley, Bangs

Day One - Thursday, September 8th: 3D Seismic Imaging for Energy and Beyond

Opening Remarks

Welcome, G. Michael Purdy (bio), Director, Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory

Background: scope and purpose of the workshop, John Mutter (bio), Co-Convenor

Presentations

Successful 3D seismic imaging: from industry selective targeting to academic
systematic research (PPT1, PPT2), Mike Enachescu (bio), Memorial University,
Newfoundland.

Untitled, Henry Posamentier (bio), Anadarko Petroleum Corporation.

State-of-the-art visualization and interpretation, Bill Keach (bio), Landmark Graphics.

3D seismic: a geological 'Hubble' (abstract, PPT), Joe Cartwright (bio), Cardiff University.

The PCable: a cost efficient and versatile way to collect high-resolution 3D seismic data (PPT), Christian Berndt (bio), Southampton University.

Over/under acquisition and rough sea deghosting (abstract), Johan Robertsson (bio), WesternGeco.

Detecting stress field changes around compacting reservoirs using time-lapse seismic (abstract, PDF1, PDF2), Paul Hatchell (bio), Shell.

Day Two - Friday, September 9th: 3D Seismic Imaging for Geoscience Research

Opening Remarks

Recap of day one and introduction to day two, Greg Moore (bio), Co-Convenor.

Presentations

Seismic research and whale acoustics (abstract), Peter Tyack (bio), Woods Hole
Oceanographic Institution.

Capabilities of the R/V Marcus Langseth (PPT), John Diebold (bio),
Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory.

IODP site survey requirements (abstract), Dale Sawyer (bio), Rice University.

Permitting and seismic guidelines (abstract, PPT), Carolyn Ruppel (bio) (and Alexander Shor), National Science Foundation.

3D imaging of subduction zones and accretionary prisms (abstract, PPT), Nathan Bangs (bio), University of Texas at Austin Institute for Geophysics.

3D imaging of mid-ocean ridge magma bodies, Graham Kent (bio), Scripps Institute of Oceanography.

Seismic oceanography (abstract, PPT), Steve Holbrook (bio), University of Wyoming.

Panel discussion: challenges and opportunities for 3D seismic imaging for geoscience research.
Moderator: John Mutter. Panelists: Graham Kent, Suzanne Carbotte, Michael Enachescu, Jamie Austin.

Day Three - Saturday, September 10th: 3D Data Acquisition Clinic

Opening Remarks

Introduction, John Diebold (bio), Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory

Presentation

A practical guide to the art and pitfalls of 3D seismic data accquisition (PDF), Phil Fontana, Veritas.