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Biographical entry Lambeck, Kurt (1941 - )

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Born
20 September 1941
Occupation
Geophysicist

Summary

Kurt Lambeck has been professor of geophysics at the Research School of Earth Sciences, Australian National University since 1977 and Head of the School since 1984. His work is on "glacial rebound" which studies how the sea responds to changing levels, its impact on civilisations and the future. He was educated at the universities of New South Wales (BSurv) and Oxford (DPhil, DSc).

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1964
Career position - Research Associate at the Technical University of Delft, Netherlands
1965
Career position - Research Associate at the National Technical University of Athens, Greece
1967 - 1970
Career position - Geodesist at Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory and Harvard College Observatory, USA
1970 - 1973
Career position - Directeur de Recherches at Observatoire de Paris, France
1973 - 1977
Career position - Professor of Geophysics at the University of Paris
1976
Award - Macelwane Award received
1977 -
Career position - Professor of Geophysics at the Research School of Earth Sciences, Australian National University
1984 -
Award - Fellow of the Australian Academy of Science (FAA)
1984 - 1992
Career position - Director of the Research School of Earth Sciences
1993
Award - Charles A Whitten Medal received from the American Geophysical Union
1993
Career position - Foreign Member of the Royal Netherlands Academy of Arts and Sciences
1994
Career position - Foreign Member of the Norwegian Academy of Science and Arts
1994
Award - Fellow of the Royal Society (FRS)
1996
Award - Jaeger Medal received from the Australian Academy of Science
1997
Award - Alfred Wegener Medal received from the European Union of Geosciences

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