Parkinson, Wilfred Charles (1884-1964)

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Magnetic observer
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Wilfred Parkinson is author of over forty articles on magnetic phenomena. He was a magnetic observer at the Carnegie Institute from 1913 to 1951 and also worked at the Watheroo Magnetic Observatory in Western Australia, and in Brazil, Scotland and England.

  • Career position - Computer at the Greenwich Observatory, UK
  • Career position - Assistant at the Eskdalemuir Observatory in Scotland
  • Career position - Magnetic Observer with the Department of Terrestrial Magnetism at the Carnegie Institution of Washington, USA
  • Career position - Assistant at the Watheroo Magnetic Observatory in Western Australia
  • Career position - Officer-in-charge at Watheroo Magnetic Observatory
  • Career position - Officer-in-charge at Watheroo Magnetic Observatory
  • Career position - Officer-in-charge at Watheroo Magnetic Observatory
  • Career position - Officer-in-charge at Watheroo Magnetic Observatory
  • Career position - UNESCO consultant at the Tatuoca Magnetic Observatory in Brazil

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Encyclopedia of Australian Science

  1. Parkinson, Wilfred Charles
    Published: The University of Melbourne eScholarship Research Centre
    Series: Encyclopedia of Australian Science
  2. Parkinson, Wilfred Charles
    Published: Australian Science Archives Project, 1995
    Series: Physics in Australia to 1945

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  1. University of Melbourne (1853-)
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