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Vacquier, Victor
Oral history interview with Victor Vacquier, 1988 February 17 and 1989 January 24.
In this interview Victor Vacquier discusses subjects such as: Scripps Institution of Oceanography; S. W. Carey; paleomagnetism and geomagnetism; University of Wisconsin; Charles Mendenhall; Gulf Oil Company; Columbia University Airborne Instruments Laboratory; Sperry Gyroscope Inc.; magnetometer; Seiya Uyeda; Louis Neel; Carnegie Institution Department of Terrestrial Magnetism (DTM); gyroscopes; geophysics; E. J. Workman; Merle Tuve; Walter Munk; Charles Slichter; Roger Revelle; United States Navy; Harry Hess; J. R. Heirtzler; American Geophysical Union (AGU); United States Geological Survey (USGS); Nelson Steenland; W. Maurice Ewing; gyrocompasses; New Mexico Institute of Mining and Technology; John Tuzo Wilson; George Backus; S. K. Runcorn; Manik Talwani; winning Fleming Award from AGU.
(1907-2009) B.S. in electrical engineering, University of Wisconsin (1927) and M.S. in physics, University of Wisconsin (1929). Professor of geophysics at the Scripps Institution of Oceanography at the University of California, San Diego.
Backus, George.
Carey, S. Warren (Samuel Warren)
Ewing, W. Maurice (William Maurice), 1906-1974
Heirtzler, J. R. (James R.)
Hess, Harry Hammond, 1906-1969
Mendenhall, Charles E. (Charles Elwood), 1872-1935
Munk, Walter H. (Walter Heinrich), 1917-
Něl, Louis, 1904-
Revelle, Roger, 1909-1991
Runcorn, S. K.
Slichter, Charles P.
Steenland, Nelson
Talwani, Manik.
Tuve, Merle Antony, 1901-1982
Uyeda, Seiya, 1929-
Vacquier, Victor
Wilson, J. Tuzo (John Tuzo), 1908-1993
Workman, E. J. (Everly John), 1899-
American Geophysical Union
Carnegie Institution of Washington. Department of Terrestrial Magnetism
Columbia University
Geological Survey (U.S.)
Gulf Oil Company.
New Mexico Institute of Mining and Technology
Scripps Institution of Oceanography
Sperry Gyroscope Company, inc.
United States. Navy
University of Wisconsin.
Gyro compass.
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LeGrand, H. E. (Homer Eugene), 1944-, interviewer.
American Institute of Physics. Niels Bohr Library & Archives. One Physics Ellipse, College Park, MD 20740, USA