PHYSICS IN AUSTRALIA TO 1945
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WALLIS, William Fisher
Born Baltimore, Maryland, U.S.A., 5 June 1874; died U.S.A. 23 June 1963. Education, Johns Hopkins University (A.B. 1899) and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (B.S. 1913). Magnetic observer, U.S. Coast & Geodetic Survey 1900-10. Magnetician, Department Terrestrial Magnetism, Carnegie Institution of Washington, 1913-46; Observer-in-charge, Watheroo Magnetic Observatory, 1919.
- The magnetic storm of August 11-12, 1919 as observed at the Watheroo Magnetic Observatory. Terrestrial Magnetism and Atmospheric Electricity, 24 (1919), 135.
- Earthquake of April 30, 1919, as recorded on the magnetogram at Watheroo Observatory. Terrestrial Magnetism and Atmospheric Electricity, 24 (1919), 174.
- (With J.A. Fleming) The construction and equipment of the Watheroo Magnetic Observatory in Western Australia. Terrestrial Magnetism and Atmospheric Electricity, 25 (1920), 1-6.
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