geophysics

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Synonyms for geophysics

geology that uses physical principles to study properties of the earth

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For 25 years, geophysicists have pinned the chain's origin on a so-called hot spot-a place in the mantle where a plume of molten rock rises from deep in the planet's interior.
in geology granted by the University of Calgary, and has the designation of Professional Geologist and Professional Geophysicist as granted by the Association of Petroleum Engineers, Geologists and Geophysicists of Alberta (APEGGA).
Prior to joining Hunt Oil Company, he was Chief Geophysicist for Columbia Gas Development Corporation from 1975 to 1979.
Crouch joined Kerr-McGee in 1974 as a senior geophysicist and has held positions of increasing responsibility including managing director of exploration for London-based Kerr-McGee Oil (U.
That suggestion, however, runs counter to the prevailing view among geophysicists, who believe that a deformable layer called the asthenosphere separates the surface plates from deep mantle flow.
The addition of such an experienced interpreter to our first rate team of processors will enable us to quickly demonstrate how the Coherence Cube process has removed the barriers that historically have separated geophysicists and geologists.
Either the continents must return again and again to characteristic locations, or the basic continental blocks do not drift as much as geophysicists now presume.
Geophysicists correlate the waves' velocities with the densities of underground materials, Minkoff says.
Clarence Karcher Award, given annually by the Society of Exploration Geophysicists (SEG) to the most promising young geophysicist in the oil and gas industry.
Litchenberg, 56, is a member of the Society of Exploration Geophysicists, the Geophysical Society of Houston, and the European Association of Exploration Geophysicists.
Geophysicists can agree on that general picture, but arguments break out when they discuss how deep the mixing goes.
April 22, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Society of Exploration Geophysicists (SEG) announced today the appointment of their 2014 SEG International Exposition to the prestigious Top 250 U.
While innovative companies like Hue develop technology that promises to exponentially improve geophysicists discovery capabilities, underperforming computing technology continues to slow these applications, extending exploration projects by hours, days and even weeks.
Four geophysicists report on joint research results of the Russian Academy of Sciences Institute of Geophysics in Novosibirsk and the Norsk Hydro Research Centre in Bergen, Norway.