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John Clements Davis

John C. Davis
Davis in Leoben in 2009
Born October 21, 1938
Neodesha, Kansas, USA
Residence Baldwin City, Kansas, USA
Institutions Kansas Geological Survey
Montanuniversität Leoben
Heinemann Oil GmbH
Alma mater University of Kansas
University of Wyoming
Known for Quantitative modeling in geology
Notable awards Krumbein Medal
Haidinger Medal

John Clements Davis is an American geologist best known for his research in the application of statistics to geology. He spent almost his entire professional career with the Kansas Geological Survey, being an Emeritus Scientist since 2003.[1] He then served as Univ-Prof of Reservoir Characterization at the Montanuniversität in Leoben, Austria and is now Chief Geologist for Heinemann Oil GmbH in Austria.[2]
Davis has been a member of several professional societies, most active in the Krumbein Medal.[3] Davis also received the Haidinger Medal from the Geologische Bundesanstalt for his contributions to mathematical geology[4][5]


  • Education 1
  • Books 2
  • References 3
  • External links 4



  • John C. Davis (2002). Statistics and Data Analysis in Geology. Wiley & Sons, 3rd edition, 638 p.[6]
  • John W. Harbaugh, John C. Davis, Johannes Wendebourg (1995). Computing Risk for Oil Prospects: Principles and Programs. Pergamon, 452 p.[7]
  • John C. Davis, Ute C. Herzfeld, eds., (1993). Computers in Geology—25 Years of Progress. Oxford University Press, 298 p.[8]
  • John W. Harbaugh, John C. Davis, John Doveton (1977). Probability Methods in Oil Exploration. John Wiley & Sons, 284 p.[9]
  • John C. Davis, Michael J. McCullagh, eds., (1975). Display & Analysis of Spatial Data. Wiley & Sons, 378 p.[10]


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