b'Branch newsASEG newsSouth Australia & Northern TerritoryIn January the ASEG SA/NT Branch Committee met to discuss our plans for 2019, and it looks like another busy but exciting year! Last year we had a total of 20 events, varying from technical evenings to technical lunches, to more social events such as the SCINEMA science movie night and the annual wine tasting. We intend to keep providing a wide array of interesting events for our Members, and to introduce a few new ones in 2019, such as a bad science movie marathon later this year Rapt audience during Tim Deans presentation to the QLD Branch (email me your bad movie suggestionsThe Core, anyone??!) and some science technique used in medical imaging andof three Members responding via thisoutreach events such as Science Alive, digital cameras which has shown thatsystem the second time it was used. along with more lunchtime talks, which perfect reconstruction is still possibleseem to be popular.even when Shannon-Nyquist sample rateRon Palmer Our AGM was held at lunchtime February criteria are not satisfied. Keith describedqldpresident@aseg.org.au 11 at the Ayers House, with guest and gave examples of the impact of CSI, blended acquisition and broad bandwidth. The evening was a success and attracted over 30 attendees, further enhanced by SA Exploration generously sponsoring the evening and drinks!Our second technical talk for the year was given by Dr Tim Dean, Research Fellow at Curtin University on Tuesday 5 February. Tim gave an interesting talk on advances in land seismic acquisition technologies and brought with him an impressive collection of different geophonesallegedly the largest (and, as admitted, possibly the only) collection in existence. Tims talk described the technical innovation that has been ongoing, even during dramatic falls in the oil price and, consequently, company revenue. As Tim pointed out, innovation has also occurred in other areas ofMarina Costelloe, Geoscience Australia and ASEG President, presenting at the AGM of the ASEG SA Branch.acquisition technology, including seismic sources and the widely adopted GPS positioning systems. The evening attracted over 30 attendees and many lingered after question time to have a chat with Tim.We welcomed the SEG 2019 Pacific South Honorary Lecturer Boris Gurevich, Curtin University and CSIRO on Tuesday 19 March. Boris gave a talk on Seismic attenuation, dispersion and anisotrophy in porous rocks: Mechanism and models. Finally, we are planning our AGM for the week leading up to Easter, with a talk by Eric Battig, Superintendent Geophysics with BHP Coal. We will advertise this talk and ask for nominations for the ASEG Qld Committee shortly.The ASEG Queensland Branch has started to use an online booking system for RSVPs to our meetings, with two outKeith Millis, Nabeel Yassi and Bruce McFarlane, SAExploration, after Keiths talk at the Coopers Alehouse.APRIL 2019 PREVIEW 8'