PHYSICS IN AUSTRALIA TO 1945
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THYER, Robert Francis
Born Adelaide 22 September 1908. Education, Adelaide University (B.Sc.Hons. 1932). Cadet in physics, Adelaide University 1926-29. Geophysical assistant, Imperial Geophysical Experimental Survey, 1929-30. Demonstrator in physics, Adelaide University 1930-33. Geophysicist, Western Mining Corporation, 1933-35; Aerial Geological & Geophysical Survey of Northern Australia, 1935-41; Commonwealth Mineral Resources Survey 1941-46. Supervising geophysicist, Commonwealth Bureau of Mineral Resources, Geology & Geophysics, 1946-52; Chief Geophysicist 1952-62; Assistant Director (Operations) 1962-72; Assistant Director (Geophysics) 1972-73. Commonwealth Geological Liaison Officer, London, 1969-71.
- (With J.M. Rayner and P.B. Nye) Geophysical report on the Lolworth area, Charters Towers district. Australia. Aerial, Geological and Geophysical Survey of Northern Australia. Reports., Queensland no. 24, 7pp.
- (With J.M. Rayner and P.B. Nye) Geophysical report on the Wolfram Hill area, Pine Creek district. Australia. Aerial, Geological and Geophysical Survey of Northern Australia. Reports., N.T. no. 34, 11pp.
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