What is 4D seismics?

4D seismics is hype. It’s the new stuff. But 4D is also somewhat obscure, so when I started telling people telling that I had landed a job in 4D seismics, the most common […]

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Scientific Conferences on a Budget

Conferences are an important part of the world of science and technology. We get to publish preliminary results and bounce them off of our colleagues (or sometimes strongest competitors). It’s time for networking […]

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Pyroclastic flows at Volcán de Fuego, Guatemala

This timelapse video of Volcán de Fuego shows a pyroclastic flow rushing down the flank of the crater.

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Flying through the Aurora Borealis

Horacio Llorens and Red Bull take us on a breathtaking journey. Flying here is different. It’s dark, It’s cold, And the sky is on fire. Watch it yourself:

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Big Data in Oil and Gas – Fuzzy Classification

Data in oil and gas has always been large, but is it also big? Big data is more than Petabytes of seismic data or well logs. Big data is a buzzword in modern […]

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Norway timelapse

Here at the Way of the Geophysicist, we’re in love with Norway’s nature. This video captures why. Put it on full screen in HD and just enjoy the scene.

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5 Tips for Seismic Interpretation

Sometimes seismic interpretation seems like the Holy Grail. There are many decisions to make and many traps that may result in a dry well, costing millions. Getting some practice with pickthis.io seems like […]

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It really hurts [comic]

Everybody always says, “What’s the deal, man? It’s not like paper actually hurts you when you get beat.” But, it DOES hurt!. It does!

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Surprise Mammoth

A farmer in Michigan was in for more than he bargained for when he tried to dig a drainage channel in his field. Turns out an 11,700 to 15,000 old mammoth skeleton was buried […]

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Delta Flume – Tsunami simulation

Dutch engineers have built a structure that is capable of simulating tsunamis bigger than ever before (7m). The channel that holds up to 9 million litres (about 2400000 US gallons) of water and […]

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