PHYSICS IN AUSTRALIA TO 1945
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COTTON, Leo Arthur
Born Nymagee, N.S.W., 11 November 1883; died Sydney 12 July 1963. Education Sydney University (B.A. 1906, B.Sc. 1908, M.A. 1916, D.Sc. 1920). Draftsman, N.S.W. Department of Lands, 1902-06. Macleay Fellow, Linnean Society of N.S.W., 1909-11. Demonstrator in geology, Sydney University 1911-20; assistant professor 1920-25; professor 1925-48.
- Some geo-physical observations at Burrinjuck. Royal Society of New South Wales. Journal and Proceedings., 49 (1915), 448-462.
- (With E.F. Pigot) Seismology in Australia. Proceedings of the 1st Pan-Pacific Science Conference, Hawaii, 1920, vol. 2, pp.409-410.
- Earthquake frequency, with special reference to tidal stresses in the lithosphere. Seismological Society of America. Bulletin., 11 (1921), 49-198.
- [Report of committee on the determination of gravity in certain critical localities.] Australasian Association for the Advancement of Science. Report of Meeting., 15 (Hobart, 1921), 294-296.
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