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GRANT, Colin Kerr

Born Adelaide 28 August 1912. Education University of Adelaide (B.Sc. 1933) and Cambridge University (B.A. 1937). Research fellow in geodesy at Cambridge University 1935-38. Assistant at Adelaide Observatory, 1938-40. R.A.A.F. 1940-46. Engineer, General Electric Co., Schenectady, N.Y., U.S.A., 1946-47. Geophysicist, South Australian Department of Mines, 1948-55; Electro-Technical International, 1956-58. Reader in geophysics at Melbourne University 1958-77. M.Sc. Melbourne University 1961. Consulting geophysicist, Pexcon International, Houston, Texas, U.S.A., 1978-79; Law Engineering Testing Co., Atlanta, Georgia, 1979-82. Private consulting geophysicist, U.S.A., 1982-83; Melbourne 1984-.
  1. (With A.L. Reimann) Some high-temperature properties of niobium. Philosophical Magazine, S.7, 22 (1936), 34-48.
  2. (With E.C. Bullard) The design and testing of geophones and their amplifiers. Royal Astronomical Society. Monthly Notices. (Geophysics Supplement), 4 (1938), 341-350.
  3. (With E.C. Bullard, T.F. Gaskell and W.B. Harland) Seismic investigations on the Palaeozoic floor of east England. Royal Society of London. Philosophical Transactions., A, 239 (1940), 29-94.
  4. (With C.J. Magee and C.T. Hansen) Report on the condition of service materiel under tropical conditions in New Guinea. Melbourne: Scientific Liaison Bureau, n.d. [1944]. 92pp.

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