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A category for biographies of well-known geophysicists or contributors to the field of geophysics. To add a page to this category, put {{Tl|Infobox biography}} at the beginning of an article. See one of the existing biographies for an example.
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These pages represent a category, or collection, of biographies of well-known geophysicists or contributors to the field of geophysics. To add a page to this category, add the '''biography template''' at the beginning of an article.  
  
The SEG Wiki Product Development Concept document proposes drawing material from SEG historical sites like the SEG Virtual Museum web pages.  The list below comes from the SEG Virtual Museum's [http://virtualmuseum.seg.org/people.html biography section].  Many past presidents and SEG award recipients appear on this list.
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{{Infobox biography
I am not sure how to teach contributors how to use a standard template. I suggest you talk to [http://wiki.seg.org/index.php/User:Matthall Matt Hall] and [[John Stockwell]].  Matt taught me how to redirect links like [[Lewis L. Nettleton]] and [[Lewis Lomax Nettleton]] go to the same wiki page — check out the link [[Oz Yilmaz]]. Other examples are [[Carl Savit]]/[[Carl H. Savit]], [[R. H. Stolt]]/[[Robert H. Stolt]] and  [[Dr. Frank Press]]/[[Frank Press]]
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Some names from that list are below. Pick a favorite, move material from the [http://virtualmuseum.seg.org/people.html Virtual Museum], do a little investigation, and improve the content.
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| Notable works =
 
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A
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[[Richard M. (Rusty) Alford]], [[Tariq Ali Alkhalifah]], [[Samuel J. Allen]], [[Allied Geophysical Laboratories]], [[Ozer Altan]], [[Fred Aminzadeh]], [[Nigel A. Anstey]]
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B
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[[Bastiaan Baars]], [[Milo M. Backus]], [[Michael S. Bahorich]], [[Albert W. Bally]], [[William N. Barkhouse]], [[Frederick J. Barr]], [[A. R. Barringer]], [[D. D. Barman]],  [[Donald C. Barton]], [[Charles C. Bates]], [[Augustinus (Guus) J. Berkhout]], [[George M. Bevier]], [[Bimal Bhattacharyya]], [[L. W. Blau]], [[W. T. Born]], [[Reinhard K. Bortfeld]], [[Arthur Brant|Arthur A. Brant]], [[Howard Breck]], [[S. Rutt Bridges]], [[Robert A. Broding]], [[Alistair R. Brown]], [[Kenneth E. Burg]]
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C
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[[Luis L. Canales]], [[Dave P. Carlton]], [[Vlastislav Cerveny]], [[Stephen Chelminski]], [[Zuchuan Chen]],[[ J. T. Cherry]], [[Jon Claerbout|Jon F. Claerbout]], [[Dean Clark]], [[Allan Cox]], [[Mike Cox]], [[Stuart Crampin]], [[John Crawford|John M. Crawford]]
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* See also [[biographies]], the general overview page dedicated to biographical information.
[[L. Decker Dawson]], [[DigiCourse, Inc.]], [[C. Hewitt Dix]], [[Distinguished Achievement Award]], [[Milton B. Dobrin]], [[S. Norman Domenico]], [[William E. N. Doty]]
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* We have begun to catalog the pioneers in this category by their local or regional society affiliations. The [[:Category:Geophysical_Society_of_Houston|Geophysical Society of Houston]] is a great starting point. We need your help in building the GSH category and in launching other, regional society affiliations.
 
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* [[:Category:Women_in_geoscience|Women]] who have made substantial contributions to the geosciences should be included in the <nowiki>[[Category: Women in geoscience]]</nowiki>.
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==Help==
[[John E. Eastwood]], [[Dr. E. A. Eckhardt]], [[Elmer Eisner]], [[Meng Ersheng]], [[W. Maurice Ewing]]
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* Our [[Help:Editing|help page]] has step-by-step instructions on making your first edit, links to our [http://bit.ly/1BT9o8v video help series], and answers to all of your [[FAQ|frequently asked questions]].  
 
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* You can handle ambiguities or multiple names (e.g., Robert and Bob Sheriff) with 'aliases', which are called [[Help:Redirect|redirect]]s in a wiki.
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'''QUICK LAYER''': [http://wiki.seg.org/images/6/6e/SEG_Wiki_markup_quick_reference_FINAL.pdf SEG Wiki cheat sheet]: all the most used wiki markups on one sheet.
 
 
[[Anders Farestveit]], [[Paul Farren]], [[Lawrence Y. Faust]], [[Craig Ferris]], [[Santos Figueroa H.]], [[Albert A. Fitch]], [[Wagner Freire]], [[William S. French]]
 
 
 
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[[Gerald H. F. Gardner]], [[Byron L. Gariepy]], [[Valery Z. Garipov]], [[Richard A. Geyer]], [[Ben F. Giles]], [[Frank Goldstone]], [[Pierre L. Goupillaud]], [[Robert J. Graebner]], [[Vladimir Grechka]], [[Cecil Green]], [[Cecil H Green]], [[Beno Gutenberg]]
 
 
 
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[[J. G. Hagedoorn]], [[Michel T. Halbouty]], [[Ira David Hale]], [[Dr. Sigmund I. Hammer]], [[Dan Hampson]], [[Bob A. Hardage]], [[Hugh Hardy]], [[T. I. Harkins]], [[Ralph A. Harris]], [[E. R. (Harry) Harrison]], [[Klaus Helbig]], [[Roland G. Henderson]], [[Haines C. Hibbard]], [[Fred J. Hilterman]], [[Gerald W. Hohmann]], [[John C. Hollister]], [[John Hollister]], [[Maarten de Hoop]], [[Gary M. Hoover]], [[Donald L. Howlett]], [[Peter Hubral]], [[John Hyden]]
 
 
 
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[[Roy C. Johnston]], [[Richard N. Jolly]], [[Erik Jonsson]], [[J. J. Jakosky]]
 
 
 
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[[Ernest R. Kanasewich]], [[J. Clarence Karcher]],[[J. Clarence Karcher Award]], [[John Clarence Karcher]], [[John C. Karcher]], [[Virgil Kauffman]], [[Sidney Kaufman]], [[John H. Koonce]], [[Theodor C. Krey]]
 
 
 
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[[Lucien J. B. LaCoste]], [[Lucien LaCoste]], [[T. R. LaFehr]], [[Thomas R. LaFehr]], [[Kenneth Larner]], [[Roy L. Lay]], [[Spyros K. Lazaratos]], [[Milford R. Lee]], [[Raymond Le May]], [[Franklyn K. Levin]], [[Roy O. Lindseth]], [[Christopher L. Liner]], [[J. Pat Lindsey]], [[R. J. Loofbourrow]], [[David E. Lumley]], [[Paul L. Lyons]]
 
 
 
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[[James B. Macelwane, S. J.]], [[Theodore R. Madden]], [[Harry Mayne]], [[W. Harry Mayne]], [[Burton McCollum]], [[E. V. McCollum]], [[Eugene McDermott]], [[George C. McGhee]], [[Vincent E. McKelvey]], [[George A. McMechan]], [[James Duncan McNeill]], [[F. A. Van Melle]], [[J. W. Miller]], [[David Monk]], [[Jean P. Morlet]], [[W. D. Mounce]], [[Albert W. Musgrave]]
 
 
 
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[[Misac Nabighian]], [[Norman S. Neidell]], [[E. O. Nestvold]], [[L. L. Nettleton]], [[Lewis L. Nettleton]], [[Lewis Lomax Nettleton]], [[Paul Newman]], [[Robert Van Nostrand]], [[Amos Nur]]
 
 
 
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[[Peter N. S. O'Brien]], [[Jack E. Oliver]], [[William J. Ostrander]]
 
 
 
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[[Derecke Palmer]], [[Leroy C. Paslay]], [[H. B. Peacock]], [[Charles R. Pelton]], [[Raymond A. Peterson]], [[O. S. Petty]], [[Dr. Frank Press]], [[Frank Press]], [[Rudy Prince]]
 
 
 
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[[Davis W. Ratcliff]], [[James W. Rector III]], [[Robert B. Rice]], [[Norman H. Ricker]], [[Frank Rieber]], [[O. F. Ritzmann]], [[Otto F. Ritzmann]], [[Enders A. Robinson]], [[Enders Robinson]], [[Dave Robson]], [[Fabio L. Rocca]], [[Donald W. Rockwell]], [[Antonio Garcia Rojas]], [[Vaino Ronka]], [[Brian Russell]], [[William M. Rust, Jr.]]
 
 
 
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[[Henry Salvatori]], [[Joe Iley Sanders]], [[Johann Sattlegger]], [[Carl H. Savit]], [[Nicolay A. Savostyanov]], [[Jorg Schleicher]], [[Richard Schneider]], [[William A. Schneider]], [[William Schriever]], [[Robert Schrock]], [[Harold A. Sears]], [[SEG/EAGE Modeling Group]], [[SEG Honors and Awards]], [[Harold Seigel]], [[Aaron J. Seriff]], [[Robert E. Sheriff]], [[John W. C. Sherwood]], [[Yoram Shoham]], [[Daniel Silverman]], [[J. Dan Skelton]], [[Howard A. Slack]], [[Louis B. Slichter]], [[M. M. Slotnick]],[[Society of Exploration Geophysicists]], [[Brian R. Spies]], [[Don Steeples]], [[Sabba S. Stefanescu]], [[Don Steeples]], [[R. H. Stolt]], [[Robert H. Stolt]], [[Booth B. Strange]], [[David W. Strangway]], [[Gerald C. Summers]]
 
 
 
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[[M. Turhan Taner]], [[Leon Thomsen]], [[Enders A. Robinson]] & [[Sven Treitel]], [[Sven Treitel]], [[M. E. Trostle]], [[Ilya D. Tsvankin]]
 
 
 
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[[Victor Vacquier]], [[Peter R. Vail]], [[James Vanderford]], [[Eric Verschuur]], [[Charles B. Vogel]], [[Keeva Vozoff]]
 
 
 
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[[James R. Wait]], [[Stanley H. Ward]], [[Ethel Ward-McLemore]], [[Kenneth H. Waters]], [[Paul Weaver]], [[Weng Wenbo]], [[Gordon F. West]], [[Gerald H. Westby]], [[Gerald Westby]], [[Western Geophysical]], [[Jack C. Weyand]],[[ J. E. White]], [[Roy E. White]], [[Moses B. Widess]],[[J. Tuzo Wilson]], [[J. P. Woods]], [[Sam P. Worden]], [[Paul C. Wuenschel]], [[Ralph D. Wyckoff]]
 
 
 
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[[Gu Gong Xu]]
 
 
 
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[[Ozdogan Yilmaz]], [[Terry Young]]
 
 
 
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[[Joseph Zemanek]], [[Kenneth L. Zonge]], [[William J. Zwart]]
 
  
 
==Discussion points==
 
==Discussion points==
* Is there a particular biography we like and can point to as a model biography?
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;Is there a particular biography we like and can point to as a model biography?  
* Do we want a more standard format for names? E.g. Firstname Lastname, or Firstname M. Lastname? Perhaps just 'whatever they were known as'?
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:Yes, the following biographies offer a good overview: [[Robert Sheriff]], [[R. M. Clowes]], [[Joe Dellinger]], [[Heloise Lynn]], [[Sven Treitel]], and [[Elisabeth Stiles]].
* You can handle ambiguities or multiple names with 'aliases', which are called [[Help:Redirect|Redirect]]s in a wiki.
 

Latest revision as of 09:08, 21 September 2017

These pages represent a category, or collection, of biographies of well-known geophysicists or contributors to the field of geophysics. To add a page to this category, add the biography template at the beginning of an article.

{{Infobox biography
| surname = 
| image = [[File:INSERT FILE NAME|180px]]
| Notable works =
| DOI =
| Notable awards = 
| Field = 
| Latest company =
| President year =
| Membership = 
| BSc =
| MSc = 
| PhD =
| BSc university =
| MSc university =
| PhD university = 
}}
  • See also biographies, the general overview page dedicated to biographical information.
  • We have begun to catalog the pioneers in this category by their local or regional society affiliations. The Geophysical Society of Houston is a great starting point. We need your help in building the GSH category and in launching other, regional society affiliations.
  • Women who have made substantial contributions to the geosciences should be included in the [[Category: Women in geoscience]].

Help

QUICK LAYER: SEG Wiki cheat sheet: all the most used wiki markups on one sheet.

Discussion points

Is there a particular biography we like and can point to as a model biography?
Yes, the following biographies offer a good overview: Robert Sheriff, R. M. Clowes, Joe Dellinger, Heloise Lynn, Sven Treitel, and Elisabeth Stiles.

Pages in category "Biographies"

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