Computers & Geosciences – Best Paper Award (1978 – )

Filippo Bergamasco, Andrea Torsello, Mauro Sclavo, Francesco Barbariol, Alvise Benetazzo
WASS: An open-source pipeline for 3D stereo reconstruction of ocean waves
Volume 107 (2017), Pages 28-36

Rolf J. Lorentzen, Andreas S. Stordal, Neal Hewitt
An auxiliary adaptive Gaussian mixture filter applied to flowrate allocation using real data from a multiphase producer
Volume 102 (2017), Pages 34-44

Xu Zhong, Allison Kealy, Matt Duckham
Stream Kriging: Incremental and recursive ordinary Kriging over spatiotemporal data streams
Volume 90 (2016), 134-143

Ramón Pellitero, Brice R. Rea, Matteo Spagnolo, Jostein Bakke, Susan Ivy-Ochs, Craig R. Frew, Philip Hughes, Adriano Ribolini, Sven Lukas, Hans Renssen
GlaRe, a GIS tool to reconstruct the 3D surface of palaeoglaciersComputers & Geosciences
Volume 94 (2016), 77-85

Gautier Laurent, Guillaume Caumon, Mark Jessell
Interactive editing of 3D geological structures and tectonic history sketching via a rigid element method
Volume 74 (2015), 71–86

Jarosław Jasiewicz, Paweł Netzel, Tomasz Stepinski
GeoPAT: A toolbox for pattern-based information retrieval from large geospatial databases
Volume 80 (2015), 62-73

Jeanne Pellerin, Bruno Lévy, Guillaume Caumon & Arnaud Botella
Automatic surface remeshing of 3D structural models at specified resolution: A method based on Voronoi diagrams.
Volume 62 (2014), 103-116.

Jianming Liang, Jianhua Gong, Wenhang Li & Abdoul Nasser Ibrahim
Visualizing 3D atmospheric data with spherical volume texture on virtual globes.
Volume 68 (2014), 81-91.

Duccio Rocchini, Giles M. Foody, Harini Nagendra, Carlo Ricotta, Madhur Anand, Kate S. He, Valerio Amici, Birgit Kleinschmit, Michael Förster, Sebastian Schmidtlein, Hannes Feilhauer, Anne Ghisla, Markus Metz & Markus Neteler
Uncertainty in ecosystem mapping by remote sensing
Volume 50 (2013), 128-135

J. Florian Wellmann, Stefan Finsterle & Adrian Croucher
Integrating structural geological data into the inverse modelling framework of iTOUGH2
Volume 65 (2014), 95-109.

Chad A. Steed, Daniel M. Ricciuto, Galen Shipman, Brian Smith, Peter E. Thornton, Dali Wang, Xiaoying Shi & Dean N. Williams
Big data visual analytics for exploratory earth system simulation analysis
Volume 61 (2014), 71-82.

John M. McFarland, Alan P. Morris & David A. Ferrill (Southwest Research Institute, San Antonio, TX, USA)
Stress Inversion Using Slip Tendency
Volume 41, April 2012, Pages 40–46

Yi-Hua Weng, Fu-Shing Sun & Jeffrey D. Grigsby (Ball State University, Department of Geological Sciences, Muncie, IN, USA)
GeoTools: An Android Phone Application In Geology
Volume 44, July 2012, Pages 24–30

joint winners of Computational Best Papers:
Hannes Kazianka, Jürgen Pilz (University of Klagenfurt, Austria, Department of Statistics)
Bayesian spatial modeling and interpolation using copulas
37 (3) pp. 310–319
S.J. Melles, G.B.M. Heuvelink (Environmental Sciences Group, Wageningen University),
C.J.W. Twenhöfel, A. van Dijk (National Institute for Public Health and the Environment),
P.H. Hiemstra (University of Utrecht, Department of Physical Geography),
O. Baume (Environmental Sciences Group, Wageningen University),
U. Stöhlker (Federal Office for Radiation Protection, Bundesamt für Strahlenschutz, Germany)
Optimizing the spatial pattern of networks for monitoring radioactive releases
37 (3) pp. 280–288

and winner of Informatics Best Paper:
Matthew Williams, Dan Cornford, Lucy Bastin, Richard Jones, Stephen Parker (Knowledge Engineering Group, Aston University, Birmingham, UK)
Automatic processing, quality assurance and serving of real-time weather data
37 (3) pp. 353-362

H.-J. Vogel and U. Weller and S. Schlüter (UFZ—Helmholtz Center for Environmental Research, Halle, Germany)
Quantification of soil structure based on Minkowski functions
36 (10), pp. 1236-1245

Morton J. Canty  (Institute for Chemistry and Dynamics of the Geosphere, Jülich Research Center, Germany)
Boosting a fast neural network for supervised land cover classification
35 (6), pp. 1280-1295

T. M. Hansen and K. Mosegaard (Niels Bohr Institute, København, Denmark)
VISIM: Sequential simulation for linear inverse problems by
34 (1), pp. 53-76

James D. Brown and Gerard B.M. Heuvelink (Institute for Biodiversity and Ecosystem Dynamics, Universiteit van Amsterdam, The Netherlands & Environmental Sciences Group, Wageningen University and Research Centre, The Netherlands)
“The Data Uncertainty Engine (DUE): A software tool for assessing and simulating uncertain environmental variables” ,
volume 33, no. 2, pages 172-190 .

Tomislav Hengl (European Commission, Institute for Environment and Sustainability, Soil and Waste Unit, Ispra (VA), Italy)
“Choosing the right pixel size”,
volume 32, no. 9, pages 1283-1298 .

2005 (joint winners)
P. Kaltwasser (Ecole Polytechnique, Paris), F. Boschetti and P. Hornby (CSIRO, Exploration and Mining, Australia)
Measure of similarity between geological sections accounting for subjective criteria
Vol. 31, no, 1, pp. 29-34 ,
Nick Martin and Steven M. Gorelick (Department of Geological and Environmental Sciences, Stanford University)
MOD_FreeSurf2D: A MATLAB surface fluid flow model for rivers and streams
Vol. 31, no. 7, pp. 929-946 .

Edzer J. Pebesma (University of Utrecht)
Multivariable geostatistics in S: the gstat package
vol. 30, no. 7, pp. 683-691

A. Witten (School of Geology and Geophysics, University of Oklahoma, USA)
Geophysica: MATLAB-based software for the simulation, display and processing of nearsurface geophysical data
v. 28, no. 6, pp. 751-762 .

2001 (joint winners)
R.R. Moore, S.E. Johnson
Three-dimensional reconstruction and modelling of complexly folded
surfaces using Mathematica
v. 27, no.4, pp. 401-418 .
J. Cookman, P.B. Flemings (Department of Geosciences, Pennsylvania State University, USA)
STORMSED1.0: hydrodynamics and sediment transport in a 2-D steady-state, wind-and wave-driven, coastal circulation model
v. 27, no.6, pp. 647-674 .

Eric de Kemp (Sciences de la Terre, Université du Québec a Chicoutimi, Canada)
3-D visualization of structural field data: examples from the Archean Caopatina Formation, Abitibi greenstone belt, Quebec, Canada
v. 26, no. 5, pp 509-530

K.L. Feigl, E. Dupré (Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique, Toulouse, France)
RNGCHN: a program to calculate displacement components from dislocations in an elastic half-space with applications for modeling geodetic measurements of crustal deformation.
v. 25, no.6, pp. 695-704

JPM Syvitski a, K.I. Skene b, M.K. Nicholson c, M.D. Morehead a
a Institute of Arctic and Alpine Research, University of Colorado, Boulder, CO 80309-0450.USA
b Department of Oceanography, Dalhousie University, Halifax, NS, Canada B3H 4J1
c Meridian Software Inc., 282 Grant Road, Paradise, NS, Canada
Plume1.1: deposition of sediment from a fluvial plume
v.24, no.2, p.159-171 .

T R Smith, B Birnir, G E Merchant (Department of Computer Science & Department of Geography & Department of Mathematics, University of California at Santa Barbara, U.S.A.)
Towards an elementary theory of drainage basin evolution: I. The theoretical basis II. A computational evaluation.
v.23, no.8 p. 811-822 , 823-849

Boudreau, Bernard P. (Department of Oceanography, Dalhousie University, Halifax, Canada)
A method-of-lines code for carbon and nutrient diagenesis in aquatic sediments
v.22, no. 5, p. 479-496 .

Brunsdon, Chris (Department of Town and Country Planning, University of Newcastle upon Tyne, U.K.)
Estimating probability surfaces for geographical point data–an adaptive kernel algorithm
v.21, no. 7, p. 877-894 .

Pardo-Iguzquiza, E., Chica-Olmo, M., and Rodriguez-Tovar, F.J. (Departamento de Geodinámica/IAGM, Granada, Spain)
CYSTRATI–a computer program for spectral analysis of stratigraphic successions
v.20, no.4, p.511-584 .

Fowler, A.D., and Roach, D.E. (Ottawa Carleton Geoscience Centre and Department of Geology, The University of Ottawa, Canada)
Dimensionality analysis of time series data–nonlinear methods
v.19, no.1, p.41-52 .

Johnson, James W. 1, Oelkers, Eric H 2., and Helgeson, Harold C. 2
1 Earth Sciences Department, L-219, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, Livermore, CA 94550, USA
2 Department of Geology and Geophysics, University of California, Berkeley, CA 94720, U.S.A.
SUPCRT92–a software package for calculating the standard modal thermodynamic properties of minerals, gases, aqueous species, and reactions from 1 to 5000 bars and and 0 to 1000 °
v.18, no. 7, p.899-947 .

1991 (joint winners)
Moran, C.J., and McBratney, A.B. (CSIRO Division of Soils, Canberra  & Soil Science, School of Crop Sciences, University of Sydney,  Australia)
STRUCTURA: a C program for estimating attributes of two-phase, heterogeneous structures digitized from planar specimens
v.17, no.3, p.335-350 .
Tipper, J.C. (University of Freiburg, Germany)
Fortran program to construct the planar Voronoi diagram
v.17, no.5, p.597-632/a> .

Hanna, M.S., and Chang, T. (Department of Mathematics, University of Kansas & Kansas Geological Survey and Department of Mathematics, University of Kansas, Lawrence, U.S.A.)
On graphically representing the confidence region for an unknown rotation in three dimensions
v.16, no.2, p.163-194 .

Engi, D. (Energy Systems. Sandia National Laboratories, Albuquerque, U.S.A.)
A spherical-stochastic methodology for microseismic event location
v.15, no.7, p.1037-1052 .

Delaney, P.T. (U.S. Geological Survey, Hawaiian Volcano Observatory,  U.S.A.)
Fortan 77 programs for conductive cooling of dikes with temperature-dependent thermal properties and heat of crystallization
v.14, no. 2, p. 181-212 .

Rock, N.M.S. (Department of Geology, University of Western Australia)
ROBUST: An interactive FORTRAN-77 package for exploratory data analysis using parametric, robust and nonparametric location and scale estimates, data transformations, normality tests and outlier assessment.
v.13, no. 5 p. 463-494

Burgess, T.M., and Webster, R. (Schlumberger Cambridge Research, Cambridge & Rothamsted Experimental Station, Harpenden, Hertfordshire, England)
A computer program for evaluating risks in constructing chloropleth maps by point sampling along transects.
v.12, no.2, p.107-127 .

Carr, J.R., Myers, D.E., and Glass, C.E. (Department of Geological Engineering, University of Missouri, Rolla, U.S.A. & Department of Mathematics & Department of Mining and Geological Engineering, University of Arizona, Tucson, U.S.A.
Cokriging – a computer program
v.11, no.2, p.111-127 .

Belbin, L. (CSIRO Division of Water and Land Resources, Canberra, Australia)
FUSE: a FORTRAN IV program for agglomerative fusion for minicomputers
v.10, no.4, p.361-384 .

Ghiorso, M.S. (Department of Geological Sciences, University of Washington, Seattle, U.S.A.)
LSEQIEQ: a Fortran IV subroutine package for the analysis of multiple linear regressionproblems with possibly pseudorank and linear equality and inequality constraints
v.9, no.3, p. 391-416 .

Agterberg, F.P. and Nel, L.D. (Geological Survey of Canada, Ottawa, Canada)
Algorithms for the ranking of stratigraphic events
v. 8, no. 1, p. 69-90 .

A.B.McBratney and R. Webster (Department of Soil Science, University of Aberdeen, Scotland & Rothamsted Experimental Station, Harpenden, Hertfordshire, England)
The design of optimal sampling schemes for local estimation and mapping of
regionalized variables–II.
v.7, no.4 p. 335-365 .

Craig, R.G. (The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, U.S.A.)
A computer program for simulation of landform erosion
v.6, no.2, p.111-142 .

1979 (joint winners)
Sneath, P.H.A. (Department of Microbiology, Leicester University, England UK)
Numerical taxonomy and automated identification: some implications for geology
v.5, no.1, p.41-46 .

Agterberg, F.P. (Geological Survey of Canada, Ottawa, Canada)
Algorithm to estimate the frequency values of rose diagrams for boundaries of map features
v.5, no.2, p.215-230 .

Agterberg, F.P. and Fabbri, A.G. (Geological Survey of Canada, Ottawa, Canada)
Spatial correlation of stratigraphic units quantified from geological maps
v. 4, no. 3, p. 285-294