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SOURCE Society of Exploration Geophysicists
TULSA, Okla., March 6, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The American Association of Petroleum Geologists (AAPG), the world's largest professional geological society, will join with the Society of Exploration Geophysicists (SEG), the largest international society dedicated to applied geophysics, in the publication of a new, peer-reviewed journal for advancing the practice of subsurface interpretation.
INTERPRETATION will comprise papers directly related to the practice of interpretation of the Earth's subsurface for exploration and extraction of mineral resources and for environmental and engineering applications.
The journal, a peer-reviewed quarterly, was announced in October by SEG, which is the operator. The first issue will be completed in August and will include a special section on interpreting stratigraphy from geophysical data. The second issue, scheduled for November completion, will include a special section on interpretation for unconventional resources. Submissions are closed for those two issues. Submissions are open for the February 2014 issue, which will include special sections on seismic attributes and pore-pressure prediction and detection.
"This journal will provide a valuable forum for the interpretation community and an opportunity for members of this community with AAPG and SEG affiliations to work together," said AAPG Editor Steve Laubach.
The journal aims to accelerate innovation in interpretation for resource exploration, exploitation, and environmental stewardship.
"The participation of AAPG promises to enhance greatly the journal's potential in advancing the shared art of interpretation geologists and geophysicists," said former SEG Editor Yonghe Sun, editor-in-chief of INTERPRETATION.
An INTERPRETATION article is not required to contain an interpretation but should help advance the practice of interpretation. Articles that describe interpretation methods and applications involving integration of multiple data sets to quantify as well as visualize subsurface structure are strongly encouraged.
About AAPG: The American Association of Petroleum Geologists (www.aapg.org), an international association, is a not-for-profit organization with more than 38,000 members in 126 countries, and nearly 100 Affiliated Societies spanning the globe. AAPG is based in Tulsa, Okla., with offices in London, Dubai, Singapore and Washington, D.C. Included among its members are geologists, geophysicists, CEOs, managers, consultants, students and academicians. The original purpose of AAPG – to foster scientific research, to advance the science of geology, to promote technology and to inspire high professional conduct – still guides the Association today.
About SEG: The Society of Exploration Geophysicists (www.seg.org), the international society of applied geophysics, is a not-for-profit organization that promotes the science of geophysics and the education of applied geophysicists. SEG fosters the expert and ethical practice of geophysics in the exploration and development of natural resources, in characterizing the near surface, and in mitigating Earth hazards. The Society, which has more than 32,000 members in 138 countries, fulfills its mission through its publications, conferences, forums, Web site, and educational opportunities.