Ola Eiken

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Glenn S. Sasagawa, Wayne C. Crawford, Ola Eiken, Scott Nooner, Torkjell Stenvold, and Mark A. Zumberge received the 2003 SEG Best Paper in Geophysics Award for their paper A new sea-floor gravimiter. [1]

Biography 2003 [2]

Ola Eiken received a graduate degree (1981) and a PhD (1990) in geophysics from the University of Bergen, Norway. he worked with seismic exploration in arctic Norway as a researcher for the University of Bergen. From 1998 to 1990 he had a visiting scholarship at Bundesanstalt fur Geowissenschaften und Rohstoffe in Hanover, Germany. From 1991 to 2013 he was employed by Statoil, where he held various exploration, operation and production positions before working more than a decade on geophysical reservoir monitoring at the research center in Trondheim. Since 2014 he has been CEO of Quad Geometrics Norway. He is a member of SEG, EAGE, AGU, SPE and NGF.


  1. Sasagawa, G.S., et al. (2003) A new sea‐floor gravimeter, Geophysics, 68(2) p. 544.
  2. Contributors, Geophysics vol68 n.2 p.771.