Rodney William Calvert (d. 2007) joined Shell in 1969 after earning a degree in physics from Oxford University and a Ph.D. in geophysics from Imperial College, both in the U. K. He held a variety of jobs in Shell, including chief scientist of geophysics. His research interests were in borehole seismology and 4D. He was the SEG/EAGE Distinguished Instructor Short Course lecturer in 2005. Calvert died at his home in Houston, Texas, on November 22, 2007, after an extended illness.
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