Doveton.96GriffithsJohn H. Doveton, the Griffiths Award winner, received his MA degree from Oxford and PhD from Edinburgh University, both in geology. Following work as an exploration geologist for Mobil Oil Canada, he has been a research associate at the Kansas Geological Survey and Adjunct Professor in Geology at Kansas, Kansas State, and Wichita State universities, with publications in the area of computer applications to geology and petro-physics. He has taught over 70 log analysis courses and workshops for universities and industry in the United States, Canada, Europe, South America, and the Middle East since 1975. Doveton is an author of the widely-used KOALA/TERRALOG interactive computer log analysis system. He received the 1981 Best Paper Award from “The Log Analyst” and has been a Distinguished Speaker for the SPWLA. He is the author of the textbooks, “Log Analysis of Subsurface Geology: Concepts and Computer Methods” (Wiley-Interscience, 1986), “Geologic Log Interpretation” (SEPM, 1994), and “Geological Log Analysis Using Computer Methods” (AAPG, 1994).

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