The inaugural issue of Interpretation, a new journal jointly published by SEG and AAPG, has been completed and will be mailed free-of-charge to print recipients of the EXPLORER and The Leading Edge in early August.
Articles in the initial issue of Interpretation will include:
♦ Pitfalls in Prestack Inversion of Merged Seismic Surveys (Sumit Verma, Yoryenys DelMoro and Kurt Marfurt).
Tools, Techniques and Tutorials
♦ Mudstone (“Shale”) Depositional and Diagenetic Processes: Implications for Seismic Analyses of Source-Rock Reservoirs (Bruce Hart, Joe Macquaker and Kevin Taylor).
♦ Thoughts and Observations on Interpreting Depth-Imaged Data (Donald Herron).
Special Section: Interpreting Stratigraphy from Geophysical Data
♦ Introduction to special section (Hongliu Zeng, Bruce S. Hart and Lesli J. Wood).
♦ Whither Seismic Stratigraphy (Bruce S. Hart).
♦ Seismic Sequence Stratigraphy and Sedimentary Evolution of Carbonate Reservoirs in the Sinian Dengying Formation, Middle Sichuan Basin, Southwest China (Guangfa Zhong, Yalin Li and Dingjin Liu).
♦ New Insights Into Seismic Stratigraphy of Shallow-Water Progradational Sequences Subseismic Clinoforms (Hongliu Zeng, Xiaomin Zhu and Rukai Zhu).
♦ Seismic and Sequence Stratigraphic Interpretation of the Area of Influence of the Magdalena Submarine Fan, Offshore Northern Colombia (Andrea Cadena and Roger Slatt).
♦ Seismic Geomorphology of Early North Atlantic Sediment Waves, Offshore North West Africa (Dallas Dunlap, Lesli J. Wood and Lorena Moscardelli).
♦ Resolving Subtle Stratigraphic Features Using Spectral Ridges and Phase Residues (Oswaldo Davogustto Cataldo, Marcilio Matos, Carlos Cabarcas, Toan Dao and Kurt Marfurt).
♦ Automated Spectral Recomposition – With Application in Stratigraphic Interpretation (Yihua Cai, Sergey Fomel and Hongliu Zeng).
♦ Using the Image Grand Tour to Visualize Fluvial Deltaic Architectural Elements in South Texas, USA (Bradley Wallet).
General Technical Papers
♦ Inversion-Based Method for Estimating Total Organic Carbon and Porosity, and for Diagnosing Mineral Constituents from Multiple Well Logs in Shale Gas Formations (Carlos Torres-Verdin and Zoya Heidari).
♦ Critical Reflection Illumination Analysis (Jun Cao and Joel Brewer).
♦ Seismic Interpretation of Tectonic and Paleogeomorphologic Controls on Sediment Dispersal Patterns in a Continental Rift Basin: A Case Study from the Bohai Bay Basin, China (Hongtao Zhu, Hongliu Zeng, Xianghua Yang and Yawen He).
♦ An Assessment of the Top Khuff Reflectivity: Central Saudi Arabia (Salem Aljuhani).
♦ Discovery of Polymetallic Porphyry at the Silver Queen, British Columbia, Using Airborne EM and TITAN-24 DCIP and MT Surveys (Nasreddine Bournas).
♦ Magnetic Modeling of Iron Oxide Copper-Gold Mineralization Constrained by 3-D Multi-scale Integration of Petrophysical and Geochemical Data: Cloncurry District, Australia (James Austin, Phillip Schmidt and Clive Foss).
♦ Identifying Effective Interpretation Methods for Magnetic Data by Profiling and Analyzing Human Data Interactions (Yathunanthan Sivarajah, Eun-Jung Holden, Roberto Togneri and Michael Dentith).
♦ Qualitative Geophysical Interpretation of the Sudbury Structure (Oladele Olaniyan, Richard S. Smith and William Morris).
♦ Interpretation of Airborne and Ground Magnetic and Gamma-Ray Spectrometry Data in Prospecting for Base Metals in the Central-North Part of the Itabuna-Salvador-Curaçá Block, Bahia, Brazil (Bruno Goncalves and Edson Sampaio).