SAGE, the Summer of Applied Geophysical Experience, is a unique educational program designed to introduce students in geophysics and related fields to "hands on" geophysical exploration and research. The program emphasizes both teaching of field methods and research related to basic science and a variety of applied problems.
SAGE is hosted by the National Security Education Center of Los Alamos National Laboratory.
Major support for SAGE is provided by the U. S. Department of Energy and U. S. National Science Foundation. SAGE is a National Science Foundation Research Experiences for Undergraduates program.
Announcing.... SAGE 2014
SAGE runs Tuesday June 17 to Friday July 11, 2014.
Arrival Monday June 16; departure Friday July 11 after 5:00 PM or
Saturday July 12 before noon
All foreign and graduate students
SAGE runs Friday June 20 to Friday July 11, 2014
Arrival Thursday June 19; departure Friday July 11 (after 1:00 PM)
All times are local (Mountain Daylight) time.
Stay tuned for further information.
*”undergraduate” means BS, BA or equivalent degree not awarded by time of participation in SAGE
Note fee increase to $600 for 2014.
Deadline for applications is March 28, 2014
All qualified students invited to apply. Don’t miss it!
What Will I Gain from SAGE?
- LEARN seismic reflection & refraction techniques.
- GET to the gravity of the matter.
- FAMILIARIZE yourself with electromagnetic methods.
- APPLY geophysics to environmental or archaeological problems.
- MEET other students with similar geophysical interests.
- INTRODUCE yourself to career opportunities - make contacts with industry representatives.
- STUDY the tectonics of an active continental rift.
Read More About SAGE
- A Model of Success - 3.1 MB PDF
- Celebrating 25 Years! - 460 KB PDF
- Endowing SAGE - A Commitment to Our Future - 186 KB PDF
- Recent Publication of SAGE Results - Ferguson, J.F., et al., 2011, Hydrogeophysics and the settlement of San Marcos Pueble, NM: Investigations by the SAGE geophysical field course, SEG Expanded Abstracts 30, 1421 (2011); doi:10.1190/1.3627468 (SEG copyright; by permission.)
- Recent Publication of SAGE Results - E. Hinz, Ferguson, J. F., Pellerin, L., and Ramenofsky, A. F., 2008, A geophysical investigation of subsurface structures and Quaternary geology at San Marcos Pueblo, New Mexico
Support to SAGE includes loans of major equipment and industry-standard software, visits from working professionals, and financial assistance.
2000 Recipient of the Special Commendation Award of the Society of Exploration
Geophysicists to Co-directors
" ...in recognition of meritorious service rendered the scientific community, the Earth sciences, and exploration geophysics."
1998 Recipient of the Excellence in
Geophysical Education Award of the American Geophysical Union
...to acknowledge a sustained commitment to excellence in geophysical education.