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Biographical entry Horvath, Joseph (1900 - 1976)

Born
18 February 1900
Trofaich, Austria
Died
30 October 1976
Leoben, Austria
Occupation
Geophysicist

Summary

Joseph Horvath was an Austrian geophysicist who worked around the world on many different research and exploration projects. From 1935 to 1937 he explored northern Australia as part of an international aerial geological and geophysical survey. He returned to Australia in 1951 as senior geophysicist for the Commonwealth Bureau of Mineral Resources. He was employed as a private consultant in Melbourne, 1965-1971.

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1925
Education - Dip. Ing. completed at the Mining University in Leoben, Austria
1926 - 1927
Career position - Exploration Geophysicist at ABEM Electrical Prospecting Co., Sweden
1928 - 1929
Career position - Assistant at the Mining University in Leoben
1930 - 1939
Career position - Exploration Geophysicist at ABEM, Sweden
1935 - 1937
Career position - ABEM representative on the Aerial Geological & Geophysical Survey of Northern Australia
1939 - 1945
Career position - Geophysicist at Deutsche Bundesanstalt f├╝r Bergbau und Lagerst├Ąttenforschung, Norway
1942
Education - Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) completed at Mining University in Leoben, Austria
1946 - 1951
Career position - Geologische Landesanstalt in Berlin, (East) Germany
1951 - 1965
Career position - Senior Geophysicist in the Mettaliferous Section of the Commonwealth Bureau of Mineral Resources, Australia
1965 - 1971
Career position - Private Consultant Geophysicist in Melbourne
1971 - 1976
Career position - Lecturer (part-time) at Montan University in Leoben

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