Magnetic methods are often one of the first study areas in geophysics due to:
With these thoughts in mind, we invited students from universities, colleges and technical schools to participate in the Student Essay Awards in Magnetics.
Three (3) financial / software recipients were selected by an internationally acclaimed panel of teaching professionals.
The aims of the Student Essay Awards in Magnetics were to:
GEM and the other sponsors of the award program would like to congratulate the following students for their submissions:
Each of the top three essayists also received a one-year license of Profile Analyst – Encom’s expert geophysical analysis tool for potential field and other data.
In addition, there were three runner-up prizes comprising a copy of Richard J. Blakely’s text, “Potential Theory in Gravity & Magnetic Applications” awarded to the following recipients:
Following is a list of winning essays.
The essay competition was a unique experience that generated a variety of very polished and high-quality papers. The organizers would like to extend a special thank-you to the participants, judges and sponsors who made this event possible.
Entries were judged by an independent group of reviewers, comprising well known, international experts in the fields of magnetics and potential field methods. Judges included:
The following donated funds for awards and / or software to facilitate the Essay Awards in Magnetics: