Wednesday, October 27, 2021
Laurie Weston is a co-founder and scientific strategist for BIG Media, with a Bachelor of Science degree with honours in Physics and Astronomy from the University of Victoria in Canada. Laurie has more than 35 years of experience as a geophysicist in the oil and gas industry. She is president of Sound QI Solutions Ltd., a data analysis software and services company she founded in 2007.

My Recent Posts

Putting global emissions in perspective

Every activity, natural or manmade, from breathing to driving, generates emissions of some kind. Certain emissions are worse than others, causing pollution or, in...

Manipulating science – activism and advocacy

In a court of law, witnesses swear to tell the truth, the whole truth, and nothing but the truth. This means they promise not...

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

Funeral for a glacier

The Icelandic glacier by the name of Okjökull – affectionately known as “Ok” – was declared dead in August of 2019. Allegedly killed by anthropogenic (human-caused)...

Face the facts – diving into the science of masks

As COVID progresses, mutates, and continues to be a dominating presence in our lives, one might begin to focus increasingly on the role of...