Friday, September 30, 2022
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

The ubiquitous exponential and its many applications

Do we ever use the mathematics we learn in school? Does it matter? These questions are pondered by most students at one time or...

Music, mathematics, and physics Part 3 – harmony and chords

Brian Russell (middle) jamming in Plaza Santa Ana, Madrid, in 2018. (Photo by Natasha Hunt) In the first part of this series – Music, mathematics,...

Member Posts

“New Zealand Prime Minister Calls for a Global Censorship System”

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New Zealand Prime Minister Calls for a Global Censorship System jonathanturley C-Span screengrab New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern is the latest liberal leader to call for...

The misuse of climate denier is an outrage

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The misuse of climate denier is an outrage to the civil discourse community who don’t believe the climate science is settled. …………… World Bank president says...

In Switzerland, Heating Rooms Above 19C May Be Legally Punishable

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In Switzerland, Heating Rooms Above 19C May Be Legally Punishable Maybe 3 years in the slammer. “Switzerland considers JAILING anyone who heats rooms above 19C...

A big win for nuclear: Palisades plant may reopen in Michigan

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A big win for nuclear: Palisades plant may reopen in Michigan BY ROBERT BRYCE, OPINION CONTRIBUTOR 09/13/22 03:00 PM ET Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer, shown in...

Cow mask designed to reduce methane and slow climate change

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Cow mask designed to reduce methane and slow climate change A prestigious design award has been bestowed upon an innovative cow face mask designed to...

Francis Menton challenges California and New York

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Hear ye, here ye, here ye! Francis Menton challenges California and New York to prove the large and broad concept of “The All-Renewable Energy...

What is the Proper Role of the International Monetary Fund?

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Should the IMF be apart of the environment debate or above it? There is something so wrong about the International Monetary Fund producing the following...

Censorship abounds

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Most of you are likely aware that the large media companies, including the social media giants, have taken certain positions on issues such as...

Numbers are shifting

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This chart featured at the top of Lee Hunt's latest article shows very interesting data coming out of Ontario. If the VE for severe...
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...

BIG Exclusives

Rule of law wins in pastor’s successful appeal against pandemic protest contempt charges

On Friday, July 22, the Alberta Court of Appeal overturned Calgary Pastor Artur Pawlowski’s conviction for contempt of court after he held church services...

The demise of Roe v. Wade – breaking down the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision in the Dobbs case

The Supreme Court of the United States recently released its much-anticipated decision (anticipated due in no small part to the leak of a draft...