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Seminar Invitation

AGI hosts two separate seminars several times a year.
The Resistivity Imaging Seminar covers all aspects of electrical resistivity imaging methods. This includes resistivity imaging theory, terrestrial survey design and acquisition with AGI SuperSting equipment, in-depth understanding of resistivity imaging methods and resistivity data processing with AGI EarthImager software.
The Marine Resistivity Imaging Seminar focuses on all aspects of marine resistivity acquisition and data processing. This course discusses the details of continuous resistivity profiling (CRP) with an electrode tow streamer near the surface of water as well as underwater resistivity imaging with stationary, underwater resistivity cables on the bottom.

2014 Seminar Schedule and Location

Seminar type Date Language Location Price Status
-- Austin based seminars --
3-day Resistivity Imaging Seminar Oct. 15-17, 2014 English Austin, Texas $1600Available
3-day Resistivity Imaging Seminar Nov. 12-14 2014 Spanish Austin, Texas $1600Available
-- Madrid based seminars --
3-day Resistivity Imaging Seminar Oct. 8-10, 2014 English Madrid, Spain €1230Available

2015 Seminar Schedule and Location

Seminar type Date Language Location Price Status
-- Austin based seminars --
3-day Resistivity Imaging Seminar Feb. 25-27, 2015 English Austin, Texas $1640Available
3-day Marine Resistivity Imaging Seminar May 6-8, 2015 English Austin, Texas $1640Available
3-day Advanced Resistivity Imaging Seminar - Data Processing July 22-24, 2015 English Austin, Texas $1640Available
3-day Resistivity Imaging Seminar Sept. 2-4, 2015 English Austin, Texas $1640Available
3-day Resistivity Imaging Seminar Oct. 21-23, 2015 English Austin, Texas $1640Available
3-day Resistivity Imaging Seminar Nov. 11-13 2015 Spanish Austin, Texas $1640Available
-- Madrid based seminars --
3-day Resistivity Imaging Seminar Apr. 8-10, 2015 English Madrid, Spain €1270Available
3-day Resistivity Imaging Seminar Sept. 30 - Oct. 9, 2015 English Madrid, Spain €1270Available
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  • Half price for students with proof of current student ID.
  • Your payment is fully refundable up to two weeks (14 days) prior to the seminar, but no refund after that date. However, you may apply your payment to a future seminar at AGI or at AGE.
  • Wireless internet connection is available at the seminar for your communication convenience.

Resistivity Imaging Seminar

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AGI invites you to attend a three-day seminar focusing on Electrical Resistivity Imaging with the Sting/Swift system. The AGI Resistivity Imaging Seminar is designed for those professionals who are involved in, beginning to consider, or have oversight/review responsibilities of others currently conducting DC Resistivity or IP imaging surveys. This seminar is a “hands-on” seminar covering DC Resistivity and IP imaging topics such as: theory; data acquisition; field procedures; data processing; data presentation; and interpretation using the AGI SuperSting™ Earth Resistivity/IP/SP System and AGI EarthImager™ software.

Seminar Agenda for Resistivity Imaging:
Day 1:

  • Introduction
  • Basic Resistivity/IP concepts and theory
  • Instrumentation
    - The SuperSting system
    - SuperSting menu by menu
  • Preparing for field survey
    - Estimate depth penetration
    - Determine electrode separation
    - Comparing different electrode arrays
    - Prepare command files
    - Load command files into the SuperSting memory
    - Discussion of “best practices” for field acquisition
  • Electrical resistivity case histories

Day 2:

  • Field survey and field acquisition discussions
  • Downloading data from the SuperSting
  • Introduction to data processing with AGI EarthImager2D
  • Interactive discussion and practice of Roll-Along with SuperSting

Day 3:

  • Advanced discussion of EarthImager data processing software
  • Detailed look at the features of EarthImager 1D, 2D, 3D, 4D (Time-lapse) and SP Analyzer, e.g.:
    • Resistivity Imaging methods
      - Measurements
      - Geometric factor
      - Pseudosection
      - Common arrays
      - Number sense
      - Typical applications
    • Resistivity Imaging Theory
      - Why inversion?
      - Forward modeling
      - Inverse modeling
      - What is an inversion?
      - Modeling mesh
      - Infinity electrode handling
      - Starting model
      - Stop criteria
      - Thresholds for noisy data removal
      - Advanced features
    • Survey Design
      - Electrode spacing
      - Depth of investigation
      - Slide-along vs roll-along
      - 3D electrode layout
      - Array Types
      - 2D and 3D Command Creators
      - Survey Planner
  • Discussion of Resistivity data interpretation

Download information document here. (Right click link and select Save to disk.) This 5-page PDF document contains detailed information and a fax-in application form.

Marine Resistivity Imaging Seminar

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AGI invites you to attend a three-day seminar on marine resistivity imaging. This short course is intended for those professionals interested in continuous resistivity profiling (CRP) with a boat-towed electrode streamer on the water and underwater resistivity imaging with a stationary, underwater cable on the bottom. This seminar will cover all aspects of marine resistivity imaging such as AGI SuperSting R8 Marine system, marine resistivity imaging survey design, field acquisition procedures, data processing and interpretation.

The seminar will begin promptly at 9:00AM and will last until approximately 5:00PM each day. Lunch and refreshments will be provided by AGI.

Seminar Agenda for Marine Resistivity Imaging:

Day 1: Introduction and stationary, underwater cable acquisition

  • Introduction
  • Basic Resistivity Theory
  • Case histories
  • AGI SuperSting R8 Marine system
    - SuperSting R8 Marine meter
    - Electrode streamer
    - Bottom cable
  • Preparation for field survey
  • Underwater resistivity imaging with a stationary, underwater cable

Day 2: Marine tow streamer acquisition

  • Introduction and mobilization to marina
  • Preparation for marine resistivity data acquisition at nearby lake
  • Continuous resistivity profiling (CRP) with a towed electrode streamer in a lake

Day 3: Marine Data Processing

  • Data processing
    - AGI SuperSting Administrator
    - Marine Log Manager
    - AGI EarthImager
    - Processing data collected on Day 1 & Day 2
  • More case histories
  • Recommended literature

Download information document here. (Right click link and select Save to disk.) This PDF document contains detailed information and a fax-in application form.

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Sign Up Information

If you are interested in attending any of our seminars, please forward your interest as soon as possible, so that we can reserve a spot for you.

For additional questions or to make a reservation, please contact Delma Buentello at 512-335-3338.ext 0, or by email to delma@agiusa.com.
You can also make your reservation on-line here!
We will acknowledge by sending an invoice if there are free seats.
We hope to see you here!

The seminar will begin promptly at 9:00 am and will last until approximately 5:00 p.m. each day.
Lunch and refreshments will be provided by AGI.

Price per person of seminar attendance is given in the schedule list above
You can use your credit card to pay for the seminar. We accept these common credit cards:
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Accommodations:
AGI will be happy to assist attendees with recommendations for hotel accommodations to suite your tastes, budgets and interests.

Location:
Advanced Geosciences, 2121 Geoscience Dr., Austin, Texas.

If you have a GPS navigator then the Lat/Long coordinates are: 30.46068,-97.83964

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Feedback of Seminar Participants

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Here are some of the comments from the course evaluation sheets from the seminar participants:

  • "I was very pleased with the instructors' responses to questions. Their responses were thorough and complete. Other training courses often leave you with more questions because they do not completely asnwer your first question."
  • "Immediately applicable to my work."
  • "The ability to respond to any given question in the related field. Friendlyness."
  • "Knowledge of the instructor about equipment, software and examples. Very good! Congratulations."
  • "I've never been in other training courses but I think this course was ecellent."

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