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Memphis Business Journal: Landmark Grant Latest Prize for Institute

Apr 28, 2003, 09:00 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Michael Sheffield)

"Houston-based Landmark Graphics Corp. has granted $2.6 million in integrated software and services for geosciences research at FedEx Technology Institute at the University of Memphis.

"The grant will support in-depth research and enhance instruction of cross disciplines at the Institute's Center for Spatial Analysis, the Center for Earthquake Research and Information, the Department of Earth Sciences and the Ground Water Institute. This is the first entirely Linux-based exploration and production software grant to be awarded by Landmark and it allows students and researchers at the university to engage in research not previously possible.

"This includes processing and studying seismic reflection data, visualizing the geology and ongoing earthquake activity within the New Madrid seismic zone and visualizing the geology beneath the central Mississippi River Valley..."

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