Robert Y. Elphick earned a bachelor's degree in applied physics from Harris College, University of Central Lancashire, and a master's degree in geophysics and planetary physics from the University of Newcastle. He became a field engineer with Schlumberger in 1975 and later worked as a petrophysicist for Canadian Superior and Shohio. He became manager of petrophysics for Cities Service in 1984. He has been with Scientific Software-Intercomp since 1990 and now heads its reservoir description consulting group.
Bob A. Hardage, David L. Carr, David E. Lancaster, James L. Simmons Jr., Robert Y. Elphick, Virginia M. Pendleton, and Ronald A. Johns received 1996 Honorable Mention (Geophysics) for their paper 3-D seismic evidence of the effects of carbonate karst collapse on overlying clastic stratigraphy and reservoir compartmentalization.
- Contributors, GEOPHYSICS 61(5):1562.
- Hardage, R. A. et al. (1996) 3-D seismic evidence of the effects of carbonate karst collapse on overlying clastic stratigraphy and reservoir compartmentalization, GEOPHYSICS 61(5):1336.