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Garland, George D. (George David), 1926-
Oral history interview with George D. Garland, 1993 February 18.
Topics include his early experiences; study of geophysics at the University of Toronto (1943-1947, M.A. 1948); influence of Arthur Brant, Lachlan Gilchrist, Burton, John Satterly, J. Tuzo Wilson, and Watson. Employment by Dominion Observatory. Doctorate in geophysics at University of St. Louis (1949-1951). Work on magnetic field and gravitational field mapping. Lecturer at Toronto (1949-1952) and Geophysicist at Dominion Observatory (1952-1954). Study of the relation of gravitational and magnetic anomalies in Geophysics; gravimetry. Cratering disputes in geophysics and the work of Carl Beals, Harrision, and Hodgson. Professor at Alberta (1954-1960) and Toronto (1963-199?). Use of seismic studies to measure explosions. Roles of funding agencies. Tenure as Secretary-General of the International Union of Geodesy and Geophysics.
Geophysicist.
Garland, George D. (George David), 1926-
Gilchrist, Lachlan.
Wilson, J. Tuzo (John Tuzo), 1908-1993
Dominion Astrophysical Observatory.
International Union of Geodesy and Geophysics.
Geophysics -- Research.
Geophysics -- Study and teaching.
Geophysicists -- Interviews.
Satterly, John.
Doel, Ronald Edmund interviewer.
AIP-ICOS
American Institute of Physics. Niels Bohr Library & Archives. One Physics Ellipse, College Park, MD 20740, USA
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