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Quest for consistency, symmetry and simplicity - The legacy of Albert Tarantola

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  • On 6 December 2009
  • The Distinguished Spanish-French Physicist And Geoscientist
  • Albert Tarantola
  • Passed Away At The Age Of 60
  • Born In Barcelona In 1949
  • He Went To Paris Where He Lived Most Of His Life
  • And Worked As A Professor At Institut De Physique Du Globe De Paris
  • His Extensive Scientific Production And Remarkable Achievements In Inverse Problem Theory And Geophy
  • He Became The Father Of Probabilistic Inverse Theory
  • A Theory That He Passionately Defended Against Severe Criticism And Managed To Propagate To A Major
  • Another Major Achievement Was His Contributions To The Theory Of Seismic Waveform Inversion — A Wo
  • Albert’S Contributions Were Not Limited To Geoscience
  • He Started His Career In Astrophysics
  • And Later In His Life He Wrote Several Papers And Books On Physics And Probability
  • Including New Formulations Of Fluid Dynamics
  • Elasticity Theory
  • Global Positioning
  • And Scientific Inference
  • Albert Possessed A Unique Combination Of Exceptional Skills And Remarkable Mental Energy
  • He Was A Veritable Powerhouse With An Unusual Work Ethic
  • And His Passion For Science Will Remain An Ideal For All Those Who Worked With Him

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Quest for consistency, symmetry and simplicity - The legacy of Albert Tarantola - DTU Orbit (18/04/14) Quest for consistency, symmetry and simplicity - The legacy of Albert Tarantola - DTU Orbit (18/04/14) Quest for consistency, symmetry and simplicity - The legacy of Albert Tarantola Mosegaard, K. 2011 In : Geophysics. 76, 5, p. W51-W61 Publication: Research - peer-review › Journal article – Annual report year: 2011

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