Parker Gay

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Parker Gay
S. Parker Gay Jr. headshot.png
BSc Geology
MSc Geophysics
BSc university MIT
MSc university Stanford


S. Parker Gay Jr. received the 1963 SEG Best Paper in Geophysics Award for his paper Standard curves for interpretation of magnetic anomalies over long tabular bodies.[1]

Biography 1963 [2]

S. Parker Gay, Jr., received his B.S. degree in Geology-Geophysics from MIT in 1952 and an M.S. in Geophysics from Stanford in 1961. From 1952 to 1955, he served as a photo-interpreter in the U.S. Air Force, and following his release was employed as a geologis in the search for uranium in the Southwest. Since 1956, he has carried out geophysical surveys for mineral deposits and groundwater: 1956-57 in Utah and Alaska with Utah Construction Company, 1957-60 in Peru with Marcona Mining Company, and 1961 to the present as an independent geophysical contractor in Lima, Peru, specializing in exploration surveys in South America.

References

  1. Gay Jr., S. P. (1963) Standard curves for interpretation of magnetic anomalies over long tabular bodies, Geophysics 28(2):161.
  2. Contributors, Geophysics