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Corporate entry CSIR Soil Physics Section (c. 1933 - c. 1943)

Council for Scientific and Industrial Research

c. 1933
Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
c. 1943
Industrial or Scientific Research and Earth Sciences
Melbourne, Victoria


The Soil Physics Section was established in the early 1930s as part of the Division of Soils. Ten years later the Section changed its name, becoming the Soil Physics and Mechanics Section.


 c. 1933 - c. 1943 CSIR Soil Physics Section
       c. 1943 - 1955 CSIRO Soil Physics and Mechanics Section
             1955 - 1967 CSIRO Soil Mechanics Section
                   1967 - 1970 CSIRO Division of Soil Mechanics
                         1970 - 1983 CSIRO Division of Applied Geomechanics
                               1983 - 1993 CSIRO Division of Geomechanics
                                     1993 - CSIRO Division of Petroleum Resources

Published resources


  • Historical Directory of Council for Scientific and Industrial Research and Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organization, 1926-1976, CSIRO, Canberra, 1978, 101 pp. Details

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