This is Geophysics' 75th year. In celebration, Vladimir Grechka, Tamas Nemeth, Enders Robinson, Sven Treitel, and Kees Wapenaar coordinated and compiled a commemorative special section in Geophysics. They asked each associate editor to write an overview, or suggest an expert or experts to write the overview, covering the associate editor's discipline within Geophysics. The response was wonderful. Seventeen papers were accepted; some are historical and others are tutorial. Since Kees worked so hard he deserves the credit: he wrote this month's Bright Spots column. In his words, “What follows is a discussion of … some bright spots between the bright spots.”

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