Category Archives: Notification

Upcoming Geo Hikes

Good Morning PSAAPG – SJGS Members, 
Please see below for upcoming hikes. The first one is coming up on Dec 16, 2021.

  • Death Valley peaks and geology driving tour through Titus Cyn, Thursday, December 16, 2021, 3:00 PM to Sunday, December 19, 2021, 5:00 PM PST, 

https://www.meetup.com/Geo-hikes/events/281556082/?success=email_sent&success=mailinglist_sent [meetup.com]

  • Villager Peak Geo-hike, Santa Rosa Mtns, CA, Friday, January 21, 2022, 3:00 PM to Sunday, January 23, 2022, 5:00 PM PST, 

https://www.meetup.com/Geo-hikes/events/282328934/ [meetup.com]

  • Cottonwood-Marble Canyons Loop, Death Valley, with some geology, Thursday, March 3, 2022, 12:00 PM to Sunday, March 6, 2022, 3:00 PM PST,

https://www.meetup.com/Geo-hikes/events/282373760/ [meetup.com]

Geology Seminar Series and Museum talk

  • Wednesday Sept 22 at noon: Below please find a flyer for our first Geology Fall Seminar Series presenter, Dr. Julie Griffin, speaking on Orbital Forcing of Precipitation Recorded in an upper Paleozoic Cyclothem of the Midcontinent, USA. Please join us via Zoom next Wednesday: https://csub.zoom.us/j/98967782285

PSAAPG 2021 Virtual Convention Announcement

The PSAAPG Virtual Convention will be held June 21-24, 2021!

Featuring:

• A virtual field trip lead by Dr. Richard Behl of CSU Long Beach on the evening of June 21

• Three technical sessions scheduled for the mornings of June 22, 23 and 24

• Bob Lindblom’s annual Honors and Awards session on the evening of June 23

The technical sessions include:

• A Regulatory and Environmental Geology session, including a panel discussion with the State Geologist Dr Steven Bohlen and William Bartling, recently retired CalGEM Chief Deputy, on the

future of petroleum geologists in California, plus a lecture on the use of the role of stratigraphy in the environmental industry by Rick Cramer, and additional technical presentations.

• A Monterey session with a lecture on age control in the Monterey and its relationship to climate change, plus several technical presentation including updates on the latest Monterey research

• A geochemistry session with Allegra Hosford Scheirer on the use of machine learning to enhance the understanding of petroleum systems, plus several technical presentations focusing on the coastal basins of California

Check the convention website for registration information

http://www.psaapgconvention.org/2021/ [psaapgconvention.org]

CSH-SEG Spring Symposium-Data Science and Geophysics: How Machine Learning and AI will Change Our Industry, April 27-28

Announcement from CSH-SEG:
The symposium will be held over two days and will consist of a keynote address, multiple speakers each day, and two exciting lunchtime events. The first will be our traditional SEG Student Challenge Bowl competition. This will be held online and will feature the traditional battle between student geophysicists to be crowned the winner of the GSH Challenge Bowl and to earn a place at the Challenge Bowl finals at the SEG Annual Meeting in the fall! The second event will be the announcement of the winners of the Machine Learning Competition being run by the Data Science & Machine Learning SIG and will include an overview of the competition challenge, the announcement of the winner, and a presentation by the winning entry.  

Keynote Speaker:
Jake Umbriaco, Digital Platform and Services Manager, Subsurface – Chevron  
Confirmed speakers and topics include:
Aria Abubaker, Schlumberger Machine Learning for Geoscience Applications
Satinder Chopra, SamiGeo Some Machine Learning Applications for Seismic Facies Classification
Hugo Garcia, Geoteric Automated Fault Detection from 3D Seismic using Artificial Intelligence
Elive Menyoli, Emerson Wavefield Separation via Principle Component Analysis and Deep learning in the Local Angle Domain
Tom Smith, Geophysical Insights The Scientific Universe from Square One to SOM
Yuting Duan, Shell Estimation of Time-lapse Timeshifts using Machine Learning
Jon Downton, CGG Predicting Reservoir Properties from Seismic and Well Data using Deep Neural Networks
Wenyi Hu, AGT & UH Progressive Transfer Learning for Low Frequency Prediction in FWI  
Learn More and Register here