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Jon Claerbout

Cynthia L. Gori
Title:Professor Emeritus
Primary Affiliation:Department of Geophysics
Office Location:Mitchell Bldg  371
Phone:(650) 723-3717
Fax:(650) 723-0683
E-mail:jclaer@stanford.edu

Education

  • 1967 | Ph.D., Geophysics, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
  • 1963 | M.S., Geophysics, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
  • 1960 | B.S., Physics, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Professional Experience

  • 1993 – 1994 | Sabbatical leave to Scripps, Melbourne, Tel Aviv and Milan
  • 1979 – 1980 | Sabbatical leave to the Geophysics Department, Cambridge University
  • 1977 – Present | Professor, Geophysics Department, Stanford University
  • 1973 | Visiting Lecturer, Applied Mathematics Department, Sydney University
  • 1972 – 1973 | Research Geologist, Princeton University
  • 1971 – 1977 | Associate Professor of Geophysics, Stanford University
  • 1967 – 1971 | Assistant Professor, Geophysics Department, Stanford University
  • 1967 – 1973 | Consultant, Chevron Oil Field Research Company
  • 1963 | Scientist, United Electrodynamics, Seismic Data Laboratory, Alexandria, Virginia
  • – Present | Sabbatical leave to the Hawaii Institute of Geophysics, 

Honors & Awards

  • 2000 | Erasmus Award, European Association of Geoscientists and Engineers (EAGE's highest award)
  • 1992 | Maurice Ewing Medal, Society of Exploration Geophysicists' highest award
  • 1991 | Outstanding Teaching Award, School of Earth Sciences
  • 1990 | Best Poster Award (with Steve Cole), Society of Exploration Geophysicists
  • 1988 | Member, National Academy of Engineering
  • 1987 – | Cecil H. and Ida M. Green Professorship in Geophysics
  • 1985 | Honorary Member, Society of Exploration Geophysicists
  • 1977 | Elected Fellow, American Society of Exploration Geophysicists
  • 1973 | Medal Award in recognition of his outstanding and original pioneering work in seismic wave analysis, Society of Exploration Geophysicists
  • 1972 | Best Presentation Award for paper entitled, Exploration of Field Waves, Society of Exploration Geophysicists

University Service

  • 1998 | Committee member for PE faculty search(es)
  • 1998 – 1999 | Coordinator of search committee for research professor in reflection seismology
  • 1997 – 1998 | Coordinator and chief fundraiser for skylight and lounge project on fourth floor of the Mitchell Building

Professional Activities

  • 1993 – Present | Society of Exploration Geophysicists, Electronic Communications Committee
  • 1990 – 1999 | Advisory Board, Colorado School of Mines

Courses Taught

  • 2009 (Spring) | GP385A Reflection Seismology (with Biondi) [Enrolled 5]
  • 2009 (Winter) | GP385A Reflection Seismology (with Biondi) [Enrolled 7]
  • 2009 (Winter) | GP211 Environmental Soundings Image Estimation [Enrolled 4]
  • 2009 (Fall) | GP385A Reflection Seismology (with Biondi) [Enrolled 9]
  • 2009 (Fall) | GP210 Basic Earth Imaging [Enrolled 6]
  • 2008 (Winter) | GP385A Reflection Seismology (with Biondi) [Enrolled 7]
  • 2008 (Winter) | GP211 Environmental Soundings Image Estimation [Enrolled 4]
  • 2008 (Fall) | GP385A Reflection Seismology (with Biondi) [Enrolled 9]
  • 2008 (Fall) | GP210 Basic Earth Imaging [Enrolled 6]
  • 2007 (Winter) | GP385A Reflection Seismology (with Biondi) [Enrolled 7]
  • 2007 (Winter) | GP211 Environmental Soundings Image Estimation [Enrolled 6]
  • 2007 (Fall) | GP210 Basic Earth Imaging [Enrolled 7]
  • 2007 (Fall) | GP385A Reflection Seismology (with Biondi) [Enrolled 8]
  • 2006 (Fall) | GP385A Reflection Seismology (with Biondi) [Enrolled 6]
  • 2006 (Fall) | GP210 Basic Earth Imaging [Enrolled 6]
  • 2006 (Winter) | GP385A Reflection Seismology (with Biondi) [Enrolled 4]
  • 2006 (Winter) | GP211 Environmental Soundings Image Estimation [Enrolled 4]
  • 2005 (Winter) | GP385A Reflection Seismology (with Biondi) [Enrolled 3]
  • 2005 (Winter) | GP211 Environmental Soundings Image Estimation [Enrolled 6]
  • 2005 (Fall) | GP385A Reflection Seismology (with Biondi) [Enrolled 6]
  • 2005 (Fall) | GP210 Basic Earth Imaging [Enrolled 8]
  • 2004 | GP400 Geophysics Research [Enrolled 3]
  • 2004 | GP399 Teaching Experience [Enrolled 2]
  • 2004 | GP385A Reflections Seismology (with Biondi) [Enrolled 18]
  • 2004 | GP211 Environmental Soundings Image Estimation [Enrolled 4]
  • 2004 | GP210 Basic Earth Imaging [Enrolled 3]
  • 2004 | GP185A Reflection Seismology (with Biondi) [Enrolled 1]
  • 2003 | GP185A Reflection Seismology (with Biondi) [Enrolled 1]
  • 2003 | GP210 Basic Earth Imaging [Enrolled 3]
  • 2003 | GP211 Environmental Soundings Image Estimation [Enrolled 4]
  • 2003 | GP385A Reflections Seismology (with Biondi) [Enrolled 18]
  • 2003 | GP399 Teaching Experience [Enrolled 2]
  • 2003 | GP400 Geophysics Research [Enrolled 3]
  • 2002 | GP400 Geophysics Research [Enrolled 17]
  • 2002 | GP399 Teaching Experience [Enrolled 4]
  • 2002 | GP385A Reflections Seismology (with Biondi) [Enrolled 24]
  • 2002 | GP211 Environmental Soundings Image Estimation [Enrolled 6]
  • 2002 | GP160 Waves-Wave Propagation (with Beroza, Harris) [Enrolled 5]
  • 2002 | GP210 Basic Earth Imaging [Enrolled 4]
  • 2002 | GP185A Reflection Seismology (with Biondi) [Enrolled 4]
  • 2001 | GP400 Research [Enrolled 1]
  • 2001 | GP385 Reflection Seismology [Enrolled 5]
  • 2001 | GP802 TGR Dissertation [Enrolled 1]
  • 2001 | GP400 Research [Enrolled 2]
  • 2001 | GP385 Relection Seismology (with Biondi) [Enrolled 4]
  • 2001 | GP185 Reflection Seismology [Enrolled 4]
  • 2001 | GP802 TGR Dissertation [Enrolled 1]
  • 2001 | GP400 Research [Enrolled 2]
  • 2001 | GP399 Teaching Experience [Enrolled 1]
  • 2001 | GP385 Reflection Seismology (with Biondi) [Enrolled 3]
  • 2001 | GP211 Environmental Soundings Image Enhancement [Enrolled 9]
  • 2001 | GP160 Wave Propagation (with Beroza and Harris) [Enrolled 10]
  • 2001 | GP400 Research [Enrolled 3]
  • 2001 | GP385 Reflection Seismology (with Biondi) [Enrolled 3]
  • 2001 | GP210 Basic Earth Imagings [Enrolled 2]
  • 2000 | GP400 Research [Enrolled 19]
  • 2000 | GP385 Reflection Seismology (with Biondi) [Enrolled 15]
  • 2000 | GP255 Energy Industrial Training [Enrolled 1]
  • 2000 | GP211 Environmental Sounds Imaging Enhancement [Enrolled 2]
  • 2000 | GP185 Reflection Seismology (with Biondi) [Enrolled 2]
  • 2000 | GP160 Waves-Wave Propagation (with Harris, Beroza) [Enrolled 9]
  • 1999 | GP400 Research [Enrolled 29]
  • 1999 | GP385 Reflection Seismology (with Biondi) [Enrolled 12]
  • 1999 | GP211 Environmental Soundings Image Enhancement [Enrolled 5]
  • 1999 | GP210 Basic Earth Imaging [Enrolled 6]
  • 1999 | GP160 Waves-Wave Propagation (with Harris, Beroza) [Enrolled 9]
  • 1998 | GP400 Research [Enrolled 18]
  • 1998 | GP385 Geophysical Computations [Enrolled 10]
  • 1998 | GP211 Geophysical Mapping [Enrolled 3]
  • 1998 | GP385 Reflection Seismology [Enrolled 2]
  • 1998 | GP210 Basic Earth Imaging [Enrolled 7]

Publications

  • 2004* | Clapp, R.G., B.L. Biondi, and J.F. Claerbout. Incorporating geologic information into reflection tomography. Geophysics, v. 69, pp. 533-546.
  • 2004* | Guitton, A., and J. Claerbout. Interpolation of bathymetry data from the Sea of Galilee: A noise attenuation problem. Geophysics, v. 69, pp. 608-616.
  • 2003* | Fomel, S., P. Sava, J. Rickett, and J. Claerbout. The Wilson-Burg method of spectral factorization with application to helical filtering. Geophysical Prospecting, v. 51, pp. 409-420.
  • 2000* | Schwab, M., M. Karrenbach, and J. Claerbout. Making scientific computations reproducible. Computing in Science and Engineering, v. 2, no. 6, pp. 61-67.
  • 2000* | Rickett, J., and J. Claerbout. Calculation of the acoustic solar impulse response by multi-dimensional spectral factorization. Solar Physics, v. 92, no. 1/2, pp. 203-210.
  • 1999 | Rickett, J., and J. Claerbout. Acoustic daylight imaging via spectral factorization: Helioseismology and reservoir monitoring. The Leading Edge, v. 18, pp. 957-960.
  • 1998* | Claerbout, J. Multidimensional recursive filters via a helix. Geophysics, v. 63, no. 5, pp. 1532-1541.

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