Work with thought leaders and academic experts in geophysics

Companies can greatly benefit from working with Geophysics experts. Their expertise in seismic imaging, geophysical modeling, and data analysis can help improve exploration and production processes, optimize resource management, and mitigate environmental risks. Geophysicists can also provide valuable insights for infrastructure development, such as assessing ground stability and identifying potential geological hazards. Additionally, their knowledge of subsurface characterization can support geotechnical engineering projects and enhance the understanding of geological formations. Collaborating with Geophysics researchers can lead to innovative solutions, cost savings, and improved decision-making.

Experts on NotedSource with backgrounds in geophysics include Ben Bartlett, Tristan Childress, Miguel Ramirez, Peter Reich, Curtis McCoy, Patrick G. Grant, Ph.D., John Dunbar, and Dale Bird.

Tristan Childress

Research Associate at the Bureau of Economic Geology
Most Relevant Research Interests
Geophysics
Other Research Interests (3)
Economic Geology
Geochemistry and Petrology
Geology
About
My experience ranges from Appalachian orogenic gold, to Zn and Pb exploration in Arctic shales, to isotope and trace element geochemistry in volcanic iron oxide deposits, with a solid education in geology. My research is focused on iron oxide-copper-gold and iron oxide-apatite mineralization in the Chilean Iron Belt. I use trace elements and isotopes in iron oxides to test current genetic models. Current sample sites include Mantoverde Mine, Candelaria Mine, El Laco Mine, Cerro Negro Mine, Mariella Ignacia Mine, Carmen Mine, and others. I completed my PhD program in economic geology at the University of Michigan. I completed my B.S. in geology at the University of South Carolina, with courses taken while visiting the University of Olso and Northern Arizona University.
Most Relevant Publications (3+)

3 total publications

Triple Oxygen (δ18O, Δ17O), Hydrogen (δ2H), and Iron (δ56Fe) Stable Isotope Signatures Indicate a Silicate Magma Source and Magmatic-Hydrothermal Genesis for Magnetite Orebodies at El Laco, Chile

Economic Geology / Nov 01, 2020

Childress, T., Simon, A. C., Reich, M., Barra, F., Bilenker, L. D., La Cruz, N. L., Bindeman, I. N., & Ovalle, J. T. (2020). Triple Oxygen (δ18O, Δ17O), Hydrogen (δ2H), and Iron (δ56Fe) Stable Isotope Signatures Indicate a Silicate Magma Source and Magmatic-Hydrothermal Genesis for Magnetite Orebodies at El Laco, Chile. Economic Geology, 115(7), 1519–1536. https://doi.org/10.5382/econgeo.4760

Formation of the Mantoverde iron oxide-copper-gold (IOCG) deposit, Chile: insights from Fe and O stable isotopes and comparisons with iron oxide-apatite (IOA) deposits

Mineralium Deposita / Jan 20, 2020

Childress, T. M., Simon, A. C., Reich, M., Barra, F., Arce, M., Lundstrom, C. C., & Bindeman, I. N. (2020). Formation of the Mantoverde iron oxide-copper-gold (IOCG) deposit, Chile: insights from Fe and O stable isotopes and comparisons with iron oxide-apatite (IOA) deposits. Mineralium Deposita, 55(7), 1489–1504. https://doi.org/10.1007/s00126-019-00936-x

The Geochemistry of Magnetite and Apatite from the El Laco Iron Oxide-Apatite Deposit, Chile: Implications for Ore Genesis

Economic Geology / Nov 01, 2020

La Cruz, N. L., Ovalle, J. T., Simon, A. C., Konecke, B. A., Barra, F., Reich, M., Leisen, M., & Childress, T. M. (2020). The Geochemistry of Magnetite and Apatite from the El Laco Iron Oxide-Apatite Deposit, Chile: Implications for Ore Genesis. Economic Geology, 115(7), 1461–1491. https://doi.org/10.5382/econgeo.4753

Miguel Ramirez

Ward S. Curran Distinguished Professor of Economics, Trinity College
Most Relevant Research Interests
Geophysics
Other Research Interests (56)
Foreign Direct Investment
Latin American Economics
Public investment
Marxian economics.
Development
And 51 more
About
Professor Ramirez is a native of Chile and a naturalized U.S. citizen since 1990. He received his Ph.D. in economics from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign in 1984 and has been at Trinity College since 1985. He has held visiting positions at the University of Illinois at Champaign-Urbana (Summer 1991 and 1992), Haverford College (Spring 1992), Vanderbilt University (Spring 1999), and Yale University (Spring 2006). His teaching interests are primarily in the areas of Latin American economic development and international finance and open economy macroeconomics. At the College he usually offers Latin American economic development and Structural Reform in Latin America during the fall term, while international finance and open economy macroeconomics is taught during the spring term. He also teaches a course in Time-Series Analysis every other spring term, with particular emphasis on unit root and cointegration analysis, error correction modeling, and forecasting. Insofar as his research is concerned, it is primarily dedicated to analyzing the challenges and opportunities that Latin American nations face as they attempt to stabilize and reform their economies in an increasingly globalized world. In particular, his work has reviewed and analyzed the impact of IMF-sponsored adjustment and stabilization measures in Argentina, Chile, and Mexico, as well as the mixed success of structural reform programs such as privatization of state-owned firms, deregulation of economic activity, and liberalization of trade and finance. His research has also focused on the economic and institutional determinants of foreign direct investment in Argentina, Chile, and Mexico, as well as the impact of these flows on private capital formation and labor productivity growth in Latin America. Another important focus of his work in recent years has been the growing role of remittance flows in financing private investment spending and boosting economic growth in countries such as Ecuador, the Dominican Republic, El Salvador, Jamaica, and Mexico. Finally, he has published work in the history of economic thought relating to Marx's important analysis of wages and cyclical crises, his theory of absolute and differential ground rent, his analysis of the falling rate of profit, Marx's controversial writings on the so-called Asiatic mode of production, and his conception of capital as a social process.
Most Relevant Publications (1+)

90 total publications

Do Remittances Promote Labor Productivity in Mexico? A DOLS and FMOLS Analysis, 1970-2017

Bulletin of Applied Economics / Feb 16, 2023

Ramirez, M. D. (2023). Do Remittances Promote Labor Productivity in Mexico? A DOLS and FMOLS Analysis, 1970-2017. Bulletin of Applied Economics, 115–131. https://doi.org/10.47260/bae/1016

Peter Reich

Director of the Institute for Global Change Biology (IGCB)
Most Relevant Research Interests
Geophysics
Other Research Interests (44)
Multidisciplinary
General Earth and Planetary Sciences
Ecology
Ecology, Evolution, Behavior and Systematics
General Environmental Science
And 39 more
About
Dr. Peter Reich, a renowned expert in forest ecology and climate change science, is the Director of the Institute for Global Change Biology (IGCB) at the University of Michigan. Reich, who has conducted global change research on plants, soils, and ecosystems across a range of scales, will maintain a joint affiliation at the University of Minnesota, where he is a Regents Professor. Previously, Reich was the Chief Scientist at the Hawkesbury Institute for the Environment at Western Sydney University in Australia from 2011 to 2021. He is a member of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States and the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, a fellow of the Ecological Society of America, and a BBVA Prize Laureate (BBVA Foundation Frontiers of Knowledge Award in Ecology and Conservation Biology). He also helped launch the science education channel, MinuteEarth, which has more than 400 million views on YouTube and other platforms. According to Research.com, Reich is the #1 scientist in the world in the field of ecology and evolution.
Most Relevant Publications (1+)

509 total publications

Correlations among leaf traits provide a significant constraint on the estimate of global gross primary production

Geophysical Research Letters / Oct 10, 2012

Wang, Y. P., Lu, X. J., Wright, I. J., Dai, Y. J., Rayner, P. J., & Reich, P. B. (2012). Correlations among leaf traits provide a significant constraint on the estimate of global gross primary production. Geophysical Research Letters, 39(19), n/a-n/a. Portico. https://doi.org/10.1029/2012gl053461

Patrick G. Grant, Ph.D.

California
Multi Discipline Experience with Multiple Open Inovation Solutions
Most Relevant Research Interests
Geophysics
Other Research Interests (42)
Multidisciplinary
General Agricultural and Biological Sciences
General Chemistry
Toxicology
Mechanical Engineering
And 37 more
Most Relevant Publications (3+)

41 total publications

Aerogel keystones: Extraction of complete hypervelocity impact events from aerogel collectors

Meteoritics & Planetary Science / Aug 01, 2004

Westphal, A. J., Snead, C., Butterworth, A., Graham, G. A., Bradley, J. P., Bajt, S., Grant, P. G., Bench, G., Brennan, S., & Pianetta, P. (2004). Aerogel keystones: Extraction of complete hypervelocity impact events from aerogel collectors. Meteoritics & Planetary Science, 39(8), 1375–1386. https://doi.org/10.1111/j.1945-5100.2004.tb00952.x

Investigation of ion beam techniques for the analysis and exposure of particles encapsulated by silica aerogel: Applicability for Stardust

Meteoritics & Planetary Science / Sep 01, 2004

GRAHAM, G. A., GRANT, P. G., CHATER, R. J., WESTPHAL, A. J., KEARSLEY, A. T., SNEAD, C., DOMÍNGUEZ, G., BUTTERWORTH, A. L., McPHAIL, D. S., BENCH, G., & BRADLEY, J. P. (2004). Investigation of ion beam techniques for the analysis and exposure of particles encapsulated by silica aerogel: Applicability for Stardust. Meteoritics & Planetary Science, 39(9), 1461–1473. https://doi.org/10.1111/j.1945-5100.2004.tb00122.x

Rapid extraction of dust impact tracks from silica aerogel by ultrasonic microblades

Meteoritics & Planetary Science / Nov 01, 2005

Ishii, H. A., Graham, G. A., Kearsley, A. T., Grant, P. G., Snead, C. J., & Bradley, J. P. (2005). Rapid extraction of dust impact tracks from silica aerogel by ultrasonic microblades. Meteoritics & Planetary Science, 40(11), 1741–1747. https://doi.org/10.1111/j.1945-5100.2005.tb00141.x

Example geophysics projects

How can companies collaborate more effectively with researchers, experts, and thought leaders to make progress on geophysics?

Optimizing Oil and Gas Exploration

A Geophysics expert can utilize advanced seismic imaging techniques to accurately map subsurface structures and identify potential hydrocarbon reservoirs. This can significantly improve the success rate of exploration activities and reduce drilling costs.

Monitoring Groundwater Resources

By applying geophysical methods, companies can assess the quantity and quality of groundwater resources. Geophysicists can provide valuable insights into aquifer properties, recharge rates, and potential contamination risks, enabling effective water resource management.

Assessing Geohazards for Infrastructure Projects

Geophysics experts can conduct detailed surveys to assess the stability of the ground and identify potential geohazards, such as landslides, sinkholes, or subsidence. This information is crucial for infrastructure development, ensuring the safety and longevity of projects.

Optimizing Renewable Energy Site Selection

Geophysical surveys can help identify suitable locations for renewable energy projects, such as wind farms or geothermal power plants. Geophysicists can assess subsurface conditions, such as rock properties and geothermal gradients, to optimize energy production and minimize risks.

Understanding Earthquake Hazards

Geophysics researchers can analyze seismic data and conduct geophysical modeling to better understand earthquake hazards. This knowledge can support the development of effective mitigation strategies, improve building codes, and enhance disaster preparedness.