Glenn Thompson

Geosciences

University of South Florida

Assistant Professor in Geosciences at the University of South Florida since August 2013.

Research in volcano-seismology.

Teaching: MATLAB Programming, Digital Time Series Analysis & Seismic Data Analysis.

Background: real-time volcano and earthquake monitoring, seismic network management, software systems development, research support. 

Workshop Participant, Website Contributor

Website Content Contributions

Activity (1)

Teaching Seismic Data Analysis with the GISMO toolbox for MATLAB part of Teaching Computation in the Sciences Using MATLAB:Teaching with MATLAB 2015:Teaching Activities
GISMO is an object-oriented toolbox for seismic data analysis, and a set of tutorials are being built around this. Students learn how to read seismic waveform and event catalog data either from local files or ...

Essay (1)

30 years on: Is the current generation of students learning programming too late? part of Teaching Computation in the Sciences:Teaching with MATLAB 2015:Essays
Glenn Thompson, Geosciences, University of South Florida I was lucky. In 1984 I was part of a wave of British schoolkids who learned to program in BBC BASIC. I was 13. The BBC had made an ambitious decision to ...