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Biographical entry Chamberlain, Noel Gordon (1916 - )

MBE

Born
25 December 1916
Gnowangerup, Western Australia, Australia
Occupation
Geophysicist

Summary

Noel Gordon Chamberlain worked as a geophysicist for the Commonwealth Mineral Resources Survey (later Bureau of Mineral Resources, Geology & Geophysics, then Australian Geological Survey Organisation) from 1944-80. He was Chief Geophysicist from 1973-80.

Details

Events

1937
Education - Bachelor of Arts (BA) completed at the University of Western Australia
1937 - 1940
Career position - Assistant at the Watheroo Magnetic Observatory
1940 - 1944
Career position - Research Fellow at Mount Stromlo Observatory
1944 - 1973
Career position - Geophysicist with the Commonwealth Mineral Resources Survey (later Bureau of Mineral Resources, Geology & Geophysics, then Australian Geological Survey Organisation)
1973 - 1980
Career position - Chief Geophysicist with the Commonwealth Mineral Resources Survey / Bureau of Mineral Resources
1979
Award - Member of the Order of the British Empire (MBE)

Published resources

Encyclopedia of Australian Science Exhibitions

Online Resources

See also

McCarthy, G.J.