Gary Murphy

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Gary Murphy
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Latest company Geophysical System Corporation in Pasadena, Amoco
Membership SEG
BSc Geology
BSc university

California State University

at Los Angeles

Gary E. Murphy and Samuel H. Gray received the 1999 SEG Best Paper in Geophysics Award for their paper Manual seismic reflection tomography[1]

Biography 1999 [2]

Gary E. Murphy received a BS (1978) in geology from the California State University at Los Angeles. He started his professional career with Geophysical Systems Corporation in Pasadena, California where he worked with data acquisitions systems and high-fold 3-D prestack time migration. He went on to Seismograph Service Corporation where he became a seismic programming supervisor. He was a research scientist with Amoco from 1985 until 1999. He is currently consulting. His interests are in multicomponent seismic imaging, anisotropy, velocity analysis, and computer graphics.


  1. Gray, S. H. and G. E. Murphy (1999), Manual seismic reflection tomography, Geophysics 64(5):1546.
  2. Contributors, Geophysics 64(5):1669.