COMPUTERS IN GEOLOGY

Introduction


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Grant L. Jacquier

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          Birth: 7 Mar 1962
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Articles

Grant has written technical articles including:

  1. OVERTURNED: Open Letter to Pete Wendt, Honda R&D https://www.linkedin.com/pulse/open-letter-pete-wendt-from-downunder-grant-jacquier/

  2. ADELAIDE: the Jaimie Sommers of New Space (introduction on LinkedIn with white paper versions:1st, 2nd,latest) https://www.linkedin.com/pulse/adelaide-jaimie-sommers-new-space-grant-jacquier/

  3. IN SITU: driver-less monitors for Maralinga (2nd, 1st)https://www.linkedin.com/pulse/situ-do-you-see-what-i-grant-jacquier/

  4. GEOLOGICAL DATABASES: not set in stone (CORE LIBRARY: Five million insurance for 5 billion a quarter (drafts2nd) https://www.linkedin.com/pulse/core-library-five-million-insurance-5-billion-quarter-grant-jacquier

  5. SAFETY in Numbers: photogrammetry for cliffs (1st) https://www.linkedin.com/today/post/article/safety-numbers-photogrammetry-cliffs-grant-jacquier?trk=prof-post

  6. BIOTURBATION: earthworm rock stars on stage at Ecca https://www.linkedin.com/pulse/bioturbation-earthworm-rock-stars-stage-ecca-grant-jacquier

  7. Geology Supermodels fight FUD with fun https://www.linkedin.com/today/post/article/geology-supermodels-fight-fud-fun-grant-jacquier

  8. Tectonic Uplift of the Photocopier https://www.linkedin.com/today/post/article/tectonic-uplift-photocopier-grant-jacquier

  9. Microsoft 10: a Cloudless bushwalk with 3D printing (draft, 1st edition) https://www.linkedin.com/today/post/article/microsoft-10-cloud-less-bushwalk-3d-printing-grant-jacquier

  10. The geo-computing heritage of the Volante Group and Computers in Geology https://www.grantjacquier/home/aboutus.htm

  11. Still can't work out that klm file http://grantjacquier.info/about.html#q020

  12. What do I do with old computers, printers and mobile phones? http://grantjacquier.info/about.html#q016

  13. Review of the use of Apple iPad for general corporate use undistributed

  14. Review of Golden Software MapViewer and Surfer products https://groups.yahoo.com/neo/groups/geology-issues/conversations/messages/533

  15. Review of AusGeoRef https://groups.yahoo.com/neo/groups/geology-issues/conversations/messages/338

  16. universal serial bus (USB) drive review https://groups.yahoo.com/neo/groups/geology-issues/conversations/messages/262

  17. re: Geology Issues #245 UPS update - Lightening strikes again https://groups.yahoo.com/neo/groups/geology-issues/conversations/messages/253

  18. Uninterruptible Power Supplies https://groups.yahoo.com/neo/groups/geology-issues/conversations/messages/245

  19. Review of Dragon Naturally Speaking 5 https://groups.yahoo.com/neo/groups/geology-issues/conversations/messages/168

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Systems

he has experience with the following systems 16 :
technical bulletins on intranet
automatic land use monitoring
oil spill tracking
disaster management plan
system activity reporting

JACQUIER G. L. - Computers in Geology. 11 AGC Edition"(1992), Autumn 1992, Winter 1992, Spring 1992, Adelaide. Computers in Geology Autumn 1996. republished in Williams A. ed. (1996): PESA News, June/July 1996 pp 31-34, Petroleum Exploration Society of Australia Inc., Perth.

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Documents

he has written technical documents 17 including:

ISO 9001 audit for technical services;
structural mapping standard
well data handling procedure;
call for expressions of interest in mine monitoring;
and geophysical logging services specification

JACQUIER G. L., LEACH, J. and BISHOP, I. D. 2001 Specific characteristics of data used in monitoring images for West Gippsland catchment management, Victoria and the significance for spatial data infrastructure. In (Eds, Rajabifard, A., Feeney, M.-E. and Williamson I.) Proceedings of International Symposium on Spatial Data Infrastructure (SDI)-,Centre for Spatial Data Infrastructure and Land Administration, the University of Melbourne, Parkville, Victoria.

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Databases

he has designed and built the following geoscience databases 18:

palynology laboratory database
groundwater monitoring database
open cut structural mapping database
computer network activity reporting
cartographic consumables inventory
tapes (geophysical wireline logs) database
and on-line geophysical wireline log database

JACQUIER G. L. 1997 Enigmatic, long and skinny tables increase comprehensiveness in the ELASTIC data model for an electronic field book. The Great Australian Byte, ISSN 1325-3700, October 1997 Volume 3, Part 4, pp 2-6. Australian Geoscience Information Association, Adelaide.


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Guides

Grant has written technical guides 19 including:

step by step log processing tip sheet
Intranet for software manuals
in-house software documentation
geoscience IT newsletter
wireline log encyclopaedia
geological information systems workshop
fact sheets

Grant JACQUIER (2007) Grimoire of Geological Computing. Computers in Geology, Parkside, South Australia

  1. Preface;
  2. Chapter 1 - Introduction;
  3. Chapter 2 - Background, the earth model;
  4. Chapter 3 - Background, ore system;
  5. Chapter 4 - Methods, improving your capability;
  6. Chapter 5 - Results, statistical distributions;
  7. Chapter 6 - Discussion, further reading;
  8. Chapter 7 - Conclusion, more scripting and future purchases;
  9. Appendix - scripts;
  10. Appendix - glossary;
  11. Appendix - Reference;
  12. Index.
[The cover of 'Grimoire of Geological Computing']

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Software

he has written technical software including:

pre-processor for reservoir models
ternary diagram
computer monitoring
dewatering diagram
frequency distribution,
field data logger
frequency distribution,
communication scripts for data transfers

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Tools

Grant has selected, used and optimised the following sales administration tools:


help-desk software
drilling schedule software
asset databases
desktop publishing
customer relationship management software
purchasing spreadsheets
asset spreadsheets

All suitable for when looking at new technology, systems or techniques



M. Jolivet

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• M. Was listed as co-author in the review of Martin C. Schodlok 2016: HyLogger-3, a visible to shortwave and thermal infrared reflectance spectrometer system for drill core logging: functional description. 2


Jeremy B. Joseph

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• Has had a review of "Environmental Science and Engineering Series":

Jeremy B. JOSEPH
Environmental Science and Engineering Series Environmental Engineering and Public Health, Spon Press.



Eugenia Kalnay

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• Has had a review of "Atmospheric Modeling, Data Assimilation and Predictability" 20:



[The cover of 'Atmospheric Modeling, Data Assimilation and Predictability']

Eugenia Kalnay (2003) Atmospheric Modeling, Data Assimilation and Predictability. Cambridge University Press ISBN-10: 0521529522



  1. Historical overview;
  2. The continuous equations;
  3. Discretization of the equations;
  4. Introduction to the parameterizations of subgrid-scale physical processes;
  5. Data assimilation;
  6. Atmospheric predictability and ensemble forecasting;
  7. References;
  8. Appendix A. The early history of numerical weather prediction;
  9. Appendix B. List of acronyms;
  10. Appendix C. Coding and checking the linear tangent and adjoint models;
  11. Appendix D. Post processing of numerical model output to obtain station weather forecasts.




T. V. Loudon

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• Has had a review of "systems geology scenario" 21:

Loudon, T V. 2012. A scenario for systems geology: Suggestions concerning the emerging geosciences knowledge system and the future geological map. British Geological Survey Research Report RR/11/05. 373 pp. ISBN: 978 0 85272 710 2.
www.bgs.ac.uk/systemsgeology/scenario.pdf
which is referenced in these documents from the BGS systems geology discussion page www.bgs.ac.uk/systemsgeology/ :
The basics of systems geology
Suggestions for information architecture in systems geology
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T. Lovas

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• T. Was listed as co-author in the review of B. Palancz: Cylinder prediction gives general value for geoscience. 1



Sources


1. B. Palancz and J. L. Awange et. al., A robust cylindrical fitting to point cloud data, volume 63 (Parkville, Victoria: Australian Journal of Earth Sciences, 2016), number 5, July 2016: page 665.

2. Martin C, Schodlok and L. Whitbourn et. al., HyLogger-3, a visible to shortwave and thermal infrared reflectance spectrometer system for drill core logging: functional description (Sydney, New South Wales: Australian Journal of Earth Sciences, 2016), 63: 929-940.

3. C. H. C. Brunton and et. al., editors, Guidelines for the curation of geological materials; PDF download, Geological Curators' Group (http://www.geocurator.org/pubs/images%20and%20docs/Guidelines.pdf : downloaded 8 Dec 2016).

4. Greg Corbett, Epithermal gold for explorationists, AIG Journal (Melbourne, Australia: Australian Institute of Geoscientists, 2002), Paper 2002-1.

5. M. G. Tetley and N. R. Daczko, Virtual Petrographic Microscope: a multi-platform education and research software tool to analyse rock thin-sections, Australian Journal of Earth Sciences (Sydney, New South Wales: Geological Society of Australia, 2014), Volume 61, Issue 4: Pages 631-637.

6. John C Davis et. al., editor, Computers in Geology: 25 years of progress (New York, New York: International Association of Mathematical Geology, 1993).

7. M. C Garthwaite and others, A regional geodetic network to monitor ground surface response to resource extraction in the northern Surat Basin, Queensland, Australian Journal of Earth Sciences (Parkside, Victoria: Geological Society of Australia, 2015), Vol 62, No. 4.

8. Gary Mavko and others, The Rock Physics Handbook, tools for seismic analysis of porous media, second ed. (N.p.: Cambridge University Press, 2009).

9. Kenneth Field, Cartography: a journey into the art and science of mapmaking (Redlands, Esri Corporation, 2018.).

10. William H. P Press and Saul A. Teukolsky et. al., Numerical Recipes with Source Code CD-ROM, The Art of Scientific Computing, CD-ROM, third revised edition;  (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2007).

11. D. J. Gray, Integration of historic groundwater data into the Continent Scale Geochemistry Initiative, Australian Journal of Earth Sciences (Parkville, Victoria: Geological Society of Australia, 2016), Vol. 63 No. 4: pp 427-451.

12. Ken Grubb, Coal Castle and Choirs, the story of Blackstone in Queensland (Ipswich, Queensland: Willis Haenke Historical Foundation, 2016).

13. Clifford J. Hearn, The Dynamics of Coastal Models (Cambridge,Cambridge University Press, 2003).

14. Daniel Hillel, Introduction to soil physics (N.p.: Academic Press, 2004).

15. M. Rexer and C. Hirt, Comparison of free high resolution digital elevation data sets (ASTER GDEM2, SRTM v2.1/v4.1) and validation against accurate heights from the Australian National Gravity Database, Vol. 61 (Parkville, Victoria: Australian Journal of Earth Sciences, 2014), Issue 2: Pages 213-226.

16. A. Williams, editor, Computers in Geology, PESA News (Perth: Petroleum Exploration Society of Australia Inc., 1996), June/July 1996 : pp 31-34.

17. G. L. Jacquier and J. Leach et.al., Specific characteristics of data used in monitoring images for West Gippsland catchment management, Victoria and the significance for spatial data infrastructure., Proceedings of International Symposium on Spatial Data Infrastructure (SDI) (Parkville, Victoria: Centre for Spatial Data Infrastructure and Land Administration, the University of Melbourne, 2001).

18. G. L. Jacquier, Enigmatic, long and skinny tables increase comprehensiveness in the ELASTIC data model for an electronic field book. , The Great Australian Byte (Adelaide: Australian Geoscience Information Association, 1997), ISSN 1325-3700, October 1997 Volume 3: Part 4 pp 2-6.

19. G L Jacquier, Grimoire of Geological Computing (Computers in Geology, Parkside South Australia).

20. Eugenia Kalnay, Atmospheric Modeling, Data Assimilation and Predictability (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2006).

21. T. V. Loudon, A scenario for systems geology: Suggestions concerning the emerging geosciences knowledge system and the future geological map, Research Report (N.p.: British Geological Survey, 2011), RR/11/05. ISBN: 978 0 85272 710 2.


The Computers in Geology web-site is compiled by Grant Jacquier as a free service for individuals and organisations interested in computer application for practical geoscience.
Material on the Computers in Geology web-site may be freely published provided acknowledgement of the source is given. All statements and analysis contained in these pages are opinion only based on information from various sources. The Editor accepts no responsibility for persons acting solely on this information for any purpose. All readers are advised to get independent advice tailored to their individual circumstances.
This page was first created on 31st of January 1998.
© Grant Jacquier, 2013


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