Computer Applications in the Earth Sciences

An International Symposium Proceedings of a conference on the state of the art held on campus at The University of Kansas, Lawrence on 16–18 June 1969. Sponsored by the Kansas Geological Survey, International Association for Mathematical Geology, and University of Kansas Extension

  • Daniel F. Merriam
Conference proceedings

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xi
  2. L. I. Briggs, D. Z. Briggs
    Pages 13-39
  3. James M. Forgotson Jr., John L. Stout
    Pages 61-72
  4. J. C. Griffiths, C. W. Ondrick
    Pages 73-97
  5. George S. Koch Jr.
    Pages 121-140
  6. A. T. Miesch
    Pages 161-176
  7. David M. Raup
    Pages 189-203
  8. Melvin A. Rosenfeld, Carl O. Bowin
    Pages 205-222
  9. E. H. Timothy Whitten
    Pages 223-249
  10. W. C. Krumbein
    Pages 251-275
  11. Back Matter
    Pages 277-281

About these proceedings


It has been evident for several years that a summary of where we came from, where we are, and where we are going with computer-oriented research was not only desir­ able but necessary. The application of computers by earth scientists is numerous and the methods have proved of val­ ue in problem solving as well as data processing. Many methods unknown or unavailable just a few years ago now are used routinely. An overall appraisal of the methods at this time is deemed more than appropriate. Preface to the program was stated as Computer applications in the earth sciences is the subject of this International Symposium held on campus at The University of Kansas at Lawrence on 16, 17, and 18 June 1969. The symposium, the sixth in a series, is sponsored by the Kansas Geological Survey, International As­ sociation for Mathematical Geology, and University Extension. Papers by leading experts in their field stress the "status-of-the-art." Speakers will discuss the use of computers in the earth sciences, past, present, and future. The meeting is planned for those not acquainted with the tremendous ad­ vancements made in quantitative methods in recent years and those who are interested in future pos­ sibilities.


geology geoscience information system research stratigraphy

Editors and affiliations

  • Daniel F. Merriam
    • 1
  1. 1.Kansas Geological SurveyThe University of KansasUSA

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