Sunday, December 5, 2021
Brian Russell co-founded HampsonRussell Software with Dan Hampson in 1987. HampsonRussell is now a subsidiary of CGG, where Brian is VP GeoSoftware. He is involved in the research of new AVO (amplitude versus offset), rock physics, inversion, and machine learning techniques. He gives presentations on seismic theory and software throughout the world. Brian has a PhD in geophysics and is an adjunct professor in the Department of Geoscience at the University of Calgary.

My Recent Posts

Music, mathematics, and physics

Johann Sebastian Bach Part 1: why 12 notes? Although the picture at the top of this article is of my musical hero, J.S. Bach, I want...

The numbers game – conquering confusing card quizzes and investigating information theory

Several months ago, a friend posted on his Facebook page a math question that he had found on a geophysics blog. I love these...

Member Posts

Taking a critical look at the ‘Great Pacific Garbage Patch’

Message from the Precedent

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I want to set a precedent by posting a link to a story that I believe is a particularly important read. Brad Hayes' piece Taking...

The Human-Machine Partnership

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I wanted to share an article I posted a while ago on LinkedIn. It was mostly relevant to geoscience data, which is what I...

Howdy from CowTown!

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Thanks to Rob Driscoll for roping me into the BIG Media members club! Looking forward to participating in this exciting learning forum. Keeping it...

BIG welcome

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Hello BIG Media members! In this section, I encourage you to share your insights and stories that are relevant and respectful to fellow members....

BIG Exclusives

Climate change – environmental emergency or economic opportunity?

The 2021 UN Climate Change Conference of the Parties (COP26), which started Oct. 31 and runs through Nov. 12 in Glasgow, will see further...

Is flu vaccination important this year?

Health officials and news headlines have announced that it has never been more important to get this year’s flu vaccine. The worry is that...