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Classes of Membership

Membership in the Society shall consist of Honorary Members, Active/Unemployed/Retired Members (Level 1, 2 & 3), Student Members and Corporate Members.

Honorary Membership

Honorary Membership may be granted by the Executive Committee to any person who in the unanimous opinion of the Committee on Honors and Awards and the Executive Committee is considered worthy of such honor by reason of unusual service to the Society or outstanding work in the field of geophysics. Honorary members shall be elected for life and shall enjoy all privileges of the Society. They shall be eligible to hold any office, to vote on all matters submitted to the membership, and to petition the Executive Committee on any matter.

Active/Unemployed/Retired Membership

Membership may be granted to any person engaged or interested in the geophysical profession.

  • Level 1 – Based on a annual salary of $24,999 or less
  • Level 2 – Based on a salary between $25,000 - $49,999
  • Level 3 – Based on a salary of $50,000 and above

Student Membership

Student Membership may be granted to any Student having an active interest in supporting the objectives of the Society. Student members shall enjoy all privileges of the Society except that they shall not hold office, nor shall they endorse applications for any class of membership, nor vote on any matters.

Honorary Membership

Honorary Membership may be granted by the Executive Committee to any person who in the unanimous opinion of the Committee on Honors and Awards and the Executive Committee is considered worthy of such honor by reason of unusual service to the Society or outstanding work in the field of geophysics. Honorary members shall be elected for life and shall enjoy all privileges of the Society. They shall be eligible to hold any office, to vote on all matters submitted to the membership, and to petition the Executive Committee on any matter.

Election to Membership

An applicant for election to membership shall submit to the Society an application together with dues for one year. The application shall be endorsed by three Active or Honorary Members of the Society in good standing who are personally acquainted with the applicant. All applications for membership in the Society must be approved by a majority of the Executive Committee. When an applicant has been approved, they shall be notified in writing by the Secretary. The names of all new members shall be published in the next issue of the CSEG Recorder following approval of their applications by the Executive Committee.

The Executive committee may waive the requirement of references from members of the society for Geographical or other reasons, if the applicant is otherwise eligible and furnishes other satisfactory references. Active and Associate Members of the Society of Exploration Geophysicists and of the European Association of Geoscientists & Engineers may apply for membership in the Society and the requirement of endorsement by three sponsors shall be waived.