Thomas HessResearch Engineering/ Scientist Associate IV, Department of Geological Sciences -- Research Science Associate IV, Institute for Geophysics -- Research Science Associate IV, Department of Geological Sciences
Jackson School knowledge resource for geoscientific software. Research Scientist developing resources for geoscience applications such as GeoFrame, Openworks, Seisworks, Petrel, Kingdom Suite, Hampson Russell, Paradigm’s GeoDepth, Focus, Promax and Open source alternatives such as OpenDtect.
Assisting graduate students in using software, testing validity of data and quality control on acquired data, primarily 3 component OBS data, VSP, well logs, 2D,3D, and 4D seismic.
Dual role in Marine Geophysics developing techniques for velocity refinement for pre-stack depth migration for enhanced depth imaging. Anisotropic migrations, sub-seismic imaging, velocity models, reverse time migration. Multi-processor parallel processes and optimization
Areas of Expertise
Geoscience software, anisotropic imaging, seismic processing, seismic geometry, deconvolution, problem solving.