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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 <nowiki>{{Infobox biography}}</nowiki> at the beginning of an article. See [[Sally G. Zinke]] 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.
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{{Infobox biography
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* See also [[biographies]], the general overview page dedicated to biographical information.
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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==
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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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==Discussion points==
 
==Discussion points==
* Is there a particular biography we like and can point to as a model biography? A: Yes, the biographies of [[Robert Sheriff]] and [[R. M. Clowes]] are particularly strong.
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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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