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Biographical entry Huntington, Jonathan

Born
England, England
Occupation
Geologist and Mineral surveyor

Summary

Jonathan Huntington is an expert in the field of mineral mapping using space-based remote sensor technology. He began his career in the field in the 1970s working with images from NASA's LANDSAT satellite to map fault lines and coal mining areas of New South Wales, contributing great to the safety and productivity of the coal industry. He has worked within the CSIRO since 1974. In 2000 he applied his knowledge of hyperspectral technologies to the field of drill cores and drill chips, the outcome being the HyLogging™ analysis platform.

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1968
Education - Bachelor of Science with Honours, from the Kingston Polytechnic College at the University of London
1972
Education - PhD at the Royal School of Mines, Imperial College, University of London
1974
Career position - Researcher in the Division of Mineral Physics, CSIRO
1995
Award - Australia Prize for Science and Technology Promoting Human Welfare (shared)
1999
Award - Fellow of the Australian Academy of Technological Sciences and Engineering (ATSE)
2001
Award - Centenary Medal - for service to the Australian society in remote sensing and mineral resources

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