Fonds F0056 - Sven Treitel and Enders Robinson fonds.
- 1962-1977 (Creation)
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Fonds consists of correspondence between geophysicists Dr Sven Treitel and Dr Enders Robinson which resulted in the publication of the Robinson-Treitel Reader and several other publications pertaining to seismic processing as applied in the oil industry. The Robinson-Treitel Reader is the third most highly ranked geophysics book by the Society of Exploration Geophysicists (SEG).
The records extend over two separate time periods --the first from 1962-1965, the second from 1974-1977, Dr Treitel explains. "They represent our joint research in geophysical signal processing, much of which subsequently led to the publication of a series of technical papers and books. The records are in the form of dated and page-numbered handwritten notes. These we exchanged by snail mail over both time periods (this all happened pre Internet!); they form a running description of some ideas that evolved into successful applications in the oil industry, as well as others that produced nothing more than dead ends."