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== Biography 2012<ref> Contributors, ''Geophysics,''  Vol. 77, No. 1, pp. Z15-Z19.</ref> ==
 
== Biography 2012<ref> Contributors, ''Geophysics,''  Vol. 77, No. 1, pp. Z15-Z19.</ref> ==
  
'''Ronald Clowes'''
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'''Ronald Clowes''' received B.Sc., M.Sc., and Ph.D. degrees from the University of Alberta. He is Professor Emeritus in the Department of Earth & Ocean Sciences, University of British Columbia, where he has worked since joining the faculty in 1970. His research centers on multi-channel seismic reflection, seismic refraction/wide-angle reflection, and other geophysical studies of the earth’s lithosphere on land and at sea; and relation of the geophysical results to geology and tectonics. In 1987, he was appointed Director of Lithoprobe, Canada’s highly successful national geoscience project, and remained as such until the project’s conclusion in 2005. He has received many honors, among them the Order of Canada and many society awards, including honorary membership in the Canadian SEG.
received B.Sc., M.Sc., and Ph.D. degrees
 
from the University of Alberta. He is
 
Professor Emeritus in the Department
 
of Earth & Ocean Sciences, University
 
of British Columbia, where he has
 
worked since joining the faculty in
 
1970. His research centers on multi-
 
channel seismic reflection, seismic refraction/wide-angle reflection, and
 
other geophysical studies of the earth’s
 
lithosphere on land and at sea; and relation of the geophysical results to geology and tectonics. In 1987, he was
 
appointed Director of Lithoprobe, Canada’s highly successful national geoscience project, and remained as such until
 
the project’s conclusion in 2005. He has received many
 
honors, among them the Order of Canada and many
 
society awards, including honorary membership in the
 
Canadian SEG.
 
  
 
== Career, Honors and Awards<ref>[http://www.eos.ubc.ca/about/emeritus/R.Clowes.html Dr. R. M. Clowes Homepage]</ref>==
 
== Career, Honors and Awards<ref>[http://www.eos.ubc.ca/about/emeritus/R.Clowes.html Dr. R. M. Clowes Homepage]</ref>==
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== Biography 1968<ref> Contributors, ''Geophysics'' 33(3):545.</ref> ==
 
== Biography 1968<ref> Contributors, ''Geophysics'' 33(3):545.</ref> ==
  
R. M. Clowes received a B.Sc. degree, honors, in physics from the University
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R. M. Clowes received a B.Sc. degree, honors, in physics from the University of Alberta in 1964. During the years 1960-64, he was the holder of undergraduate scholarships awarded by the Steel Company of Canada Limited and Cominco Limited. In 1966 he received a M.Sc. degree in geophysics from
of Alberta in 1964. During the years 1960-64, he was the holder of  
 
undergraduate scholarships awarded by the Steel Company of Canada Limited
 
and Cominco Limited. In 1966 he received a M.Sc. degree in geophysics from
 
 
the same institution. As the recipient of an International Nickel Graduate
 
the same institution. As the recipient of an International Nickel Graduate
 
Research Fellowship for the terms 1966-67 and 1967-68, he is at present working
 
Research Fellowship for the terms 1966-67 and 1967-68, he is at present working
 
toward a Ph.D. degree in geophysics from the University of Alberta. Mr. Clowes
 
toward a Ph.D. degree in geophysics from the University of Alberta. Mr. Clowes
 
is a student member of the SEG and AGU.
 
is a student member of the SEG and AGU.
 
 
  
 
== References ==
 
== References ==
 
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Ronald Clowes
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Biography 2012[1]

Ronald Clowes received B.Sc., M.Sc., and Ph.D. degrees from the University of Alberta. He is Professor Emeritus in the Department of Earth & Ocean Sciences, University of British Columbia, where he has worked since joining the faculty in 1970. His research centers on multi-channel seismic reflection, seismic refraction/wide-angle reflection, and other geophysical studies of the earth’s lithosphere on land and at sea; and relation of the geophysical results to geology and tectonics. In 1987, he was appointed Director of Lithoprobe, Canada’s highly successful national geoscience project, and remained as such until the project’s conclusion in 2005. He has received many honors, among them the Order of Canada and many society awards, including honorary membership in the Canadian SEG.

Career, Honors and Awards[2]

B.Sc. (1964), M.Sc. (1966), Ph.D. (1969), all from University of Alberta, Edmonton; NRC (now NSERC) Postdoctoral Fellowship, Australian National University, Canberra (1969-70); Faculty Member, UBC, Assistant Professor to Full Professor (1970 - 2007); Emeritus Professor from 2007; Director of LITHOPROBE (1987 - 2005). Awards: Queen's Diamond Jubilee Medal (2012); Canadian Society of Exploration Geophysicists Distinguished Lecturer (2008-09); Logan Medal, Geological Association of Canada (2005); Canada Council Killam Research Fellowship (2004-2006); Visiting Fellowship, Japan Society for the Promotion of Science (2003); Queen's Golden Jubilee Medal (2002); Member, Order of Canada (1998); J. Tuzo Wilson Medal, Canadian Geophysical Union (1998); Distinguished Lecturer Award, The Canadian Institute of Mining, Metallurgy and Petroleum (1997); Honorary Member, Canadian Society of Exploration Geophysicists (1995); Distinguished Fellow, Geological Association of Canada (1995); Fellow, Royal Society of Canada (1994); George P. Woollard Award, Geological Society of America (1993); Past President`s Medal, Geological Association of Canada (1988); Canada Council Killam Research Fellowship (1987-88, declined); Best Paper Award, Canadian Society of Exploration Geophysicists (1966, 1981); Best Paper Award, Geophysics (1968).

"R.M. Clowes 1968"

SEG Best Paper in Geophysics Award 1968

R. M. Clowes, E. R. Kanasewich, and G. L. Cumming received the 1969 SEG Best Paper in Geophysics Award for their paper Deep crustal seismic reflections at near-vertical incidence. [3]

Biography 1968[4]

R. M. Clowes received a B.Sc. degree, honors, in physics from the University of Alberta in 1964. During the years 1960-64, he was the holder of undergraduate scholarships awarded by the Steel Company of Canada Limited and Cominco Limited. In 1966 he received a M.Sc. degree in geophysics from the same institution. As the recipient of an International Nickel Graduate Research Fellowship for the terms 1966-67 and 1967-68, he is at present working toward a Ph.D. degree in geophysics from the University of Alberta. Mr. Clowes is a student member of the SEG and AGU.

References

  1. Contributors, Geophysics, Vol. 77, No. 1, pp. Z15-Z19.
  2. Dr. R. M. Clowes Homepage
  3. Clowes, R. M., E. R. Kanasewich, and G. L. Cumming (1969), Deep crustal seismic reflections at near-vertical incidence, Geophysics 33(3):441.
  4. Contributors, Geophysics 33(3):545.