Week 1 (May 23-28)

  • Portuguese Immersion Program begins
  • Introduction to geophysics principals and mathematics
  • Networking event at SEG Headquarters with staff, local geoscientists, and TU Student Chapter members
  • Tour of some of Tulsa’s cultural hot spots
  • Group departure for Natal May 28

Weeks 2-5 (May 29-June 24)

  • Arrival in Natal
  • Introduction to host families
  • Immersion Portuguese coursework
  • Intro to Petroleum Geophysics coursework
  • Field data collection, analysis, project results presentation at local oil company
  • Field excursions related to coursework
  • Cultural excursions

Week 6 (June 25-28)

  • Festa Junina (Festival of St. John) experience
  • Group trip to Rio de Janeiro to explore cultural sites
  • Group return to Tulsa