Episode 42: Exploring publishing trends in Geophysics

In this episode, host Andrew Geary speaks with Ioan Vlad on his article in The Leading Edge analyzing over 80 years of affiliation information for articles published in Geophyisics.  Mr. Vlad examines long-term publishing trends in Geophyisics, including affiliation information and geographic trends. Using Python, statistics, and visual analysis, he explores how understanding these trends could be valuable both for institutional decision making and for individual career planning.

Biography

Ioan Vlad works as a Senior Scientific Programmer in Albuquerque, New Mexico, USA. His expertise includes software engineering and database administration, data analysis, scientific and High Performance Computing software development, and interfacing between research and production. He has worked for Halliburton, TGS, and Statoil ASA. He holds a M.Sc. in Geophysics from Stanford University.

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Credits

Interview: Ioan Vlad

Original music by Zach Bridges. 

This episode was hosted, edited, and produced by Andrew Geary. Special thanks to the SEG podcast team: Jennifer Crockett, Ally McGinnis, Theresa Reichard, and Mick Swiney. 

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