Carey, S. Warren, (Samuel Warren) (1911-2002)

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Carey, S. Warren (1911-2002)
Carey, Samuel Warren, (AO, FAA) (1911-2002)
Carey, Samuel Warren (1911-2002)
Carey, Warren (1911-2002)
Field of activity
Geologist; Academic; Public servant; Soldier
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Biographies

Samuel Carey was Professor of Geology, University of Tasmania 1946-1976. He was an early advocate of the hypothesis of continental drift. His ideas were discounted for about 30 years until his theory, by then called plate tectonics, was supported by the discovery of spreading zones in the middle of the oceans.

  • Career position - Geologist with Oil Search Ltd New Guinea and Papua
  • Career position - Senior Geologist with Australasian Petroleum Company Papua
  • Career position - Paratrooper and Captain in the Australian Imperial Forces in New Guinea
  • Career position - Chief Government Geologist in Tasmania
  • Career position - Professor of Geology at the University of Tasmania
  • Award - Gondwanaland Medal received
  • Award - Clarke Medal received from the Royal Society of New South Wales
  • Education - Doctor of Science (DSc) received from the University of Sydney
  • Award - Johnston Medal received
  • Award - Officer of the Order of Australia (AO)
  • Career position - President of the Geological Society of Australia
  • Career position - Professor Emeritus at the University of Tasmania
  • Award - Fellow of the Australian Academy of Science (FAA)

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Encyclopedia of Australian Science

  1. Carey, Samuel Warren
    Published: The University of Melbourne eScholarship Research Centre
    Series: Encyclopedia of Australian Science
  2. Samuel Warren Carey 1911-2002
    Quilty, Patrick G. and Banks, Maxwell R.
    Published: 2003
    Series: Historical Records of Australian Science, 14, 3, 313-335
  3. Interview with Professor Sam Carey
    Quilty, Pat
    Published: Australian Academy of Science, 2002
    Series: Interviews with Australian scientists
  4. Carey, Samuel Warren
    Le Grand, H. E.
    Published: Charles Scribner's Sons, Detroit, 2008
    Series: New Dictionary of Scientific Biography, Koertge, Noretta, ed., vol. 2, 38-43

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  1. S. Warren Carey interviewed by Ann Moyal
    Carey, S. Warren (Samuel Warren), 1911-2002
    [ Sound : 1994 ]
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    S. Warren Carey interviewed by Ann Moyal
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  2. Theories of the earth and universe : a history of dogma in the earth sciences / S. Warren Carey
    Carey, S. Warren (Samuel Warren), 1911-2002
    [ Book : 1988 ]
    At 22 libraries
    Theories of the earth and universe : a history of dogma in the earth sciences / S. Warren Carey
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  3. La terra in espansione / S. Warren Carey , introduzione di Forese-Carlo Wezel , postfazione di Giancarlo Scalera
    Carey, S. Warren (Samuel Warren), 1911-2002
    [ Book : 1986 ]
    Languages: Italian
    At Uni of TAS Library
    La terra in espansione / S. Warren Carey , introduzione di Forese-Carlo Wezel , postfazione di Giancarlo Scalera
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  4. The geoflex concept in geotectonics / by S. Warren Carey
    Carey, S. Warren (Samuel Warren), 1911-2002
    [ Book : 1953 ]
    At UQ Library
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  5. Continental drift : a symposium on the present states of the continental drift hypothesis. / Convenor: S. Warren Carey
    University of Tasmania. Geology Dept
    [ Book : 1963 ]
    Languages: Undetermined
    At ANU Library
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  6. Continental drift : a symposium : being a symposium on the present status of the continental drift hypothesis, held in the Geology Department of the University of Tasmania, in March, 1956 / convenor, S. Warren Carey
    [ Conference Proceedings : 1956 ]
    At 8 libraries
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  7. The tectonic approach to continental drift / by S. Warren Carey
    Carey, S. Warren (Samuel Warren), 1911-2002
    [ Book : 1900 ]
    At Uni of TAS Library
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  8. 2000 A.D., prognosis / S. Warren Carey
    Carey, S. Warren (Samuel Warren), 1911-2002
    [ Book : 1967 ]
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  9. The tectonic evolution of New Guinea and Melanesia
    Carey, S. Warren (Samuel Warren), 1911-2002
    [ Thesis, Book : 1938-1939 ]
    At 2 libraries
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  10. Non-uniformitarianism : fourth Bertrand Russell memorial lecture, Monday, September 17th, 1973, Flinders University of South Australia
    Carey, S. Warren (Samuel Warren), 1911-2002
    [ Book : 1973 ]
    At UNSW Library
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  1. S. Warren Carey interviewed by Ann Moyal
    Carey, S. Warren (Samuel Warren), 1911-2002
    [ Sound : 1994 ]
    View online
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    S. Warren Carey interviewed by Ann Moyal
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  2. The origin of rocks and mineral deposits : using current physical chemistry of small particle systems / John Elliston ; forword, Thomas W. Healy
    Elliston, John N. W.
    [ Book : 2007 ]
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    At Libraries Tas
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  1. LAND APPLICATION AT WARREN.
    The Daily Telegraph (Sydney, NSW : 1883 - 1930) Saturday 16 February 1901 p 11 Article
    ... only last weolc Mr. Carey was a large sufferer by a bush lire. ARMIDALE. Friday. Mr. Samuel Newell, an ... LAND APPLICATION AT WARREN. WARREN, Friday. — Botweon 60 and 70 appli cations wero lodged yesterday ... 1773 words
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  2. Family Notices
    The Mercury (Hobart, Tas. : 1860 - 1954) Saturday 21 April 1945 p 14 Family Notices
    ... . BIRTHS CAREY (nee Robson). — On April 20, 1945, at Calvary Hospital, to Aus-tral, wife of Dr S. Warren ... Mrs T. Hilder, Butlers Gorge, to Marnes John, eldest son of Mr and Mrs S. J. Bailey, Butlers Gorge ... 1489 words
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  3. LOCAL COURT—GAWLER. FRIDAY, JANUARY 22. [Before His Worship the Mayor, and Mr. G. Warren.] CRIMINAL.
    South Australian Weekly Chronicle (Adelaide, SA : 1858 - 1867) Saturday 23 January 1864 p 7 Article
    ... ? *-. ? LOCAL COURT— GrAWLBE. Friday, January 22. [Before His Worship the Mayor, and Mr. G. Warren ... .] CRIMINAL. . Jq-m Carey was charged with-attemptingtoset fire to the out-offices of the Criterion Hotel on ... 256 words
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  1. No. 18. LIST OF LETTERS RETURNED FROM THE COUNTRY, AND NOW LYING AT THIS OFFICE UNCLAIMED.
    New South Wales Government Gazette (Sydney, NSW : 1832 - 1900) Friday 22 July 1887 [Issue No.415 (SUPPLEMENT)] p 4825

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    ... 72 BowdenF. J., Yasa 73,Bowden W, S., Botany ,. 74 Boyd Rev. J. S., Cootamuudra 75 Boundy Jos ... ., Canterbury 28 Charles Evan, Silverton 29 Charles P. Silverton 30 Cherry S. W., Silverton 31 Chestwood John ... 39730 words
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    New South Wales Government Gazette (Sydney, NSW : 1832 - 1900) Monday 31 October 1892 [INDEX Sep 1892-Oct 1892] p i

    Government Gazette Index And Contents

    ... Whitton R. .........8445, 8729 Warren H 8669 Whipps J 8669 YongS. H. .... 7110 Yates H 7374, 7930 Yorath P ... .Sydney 7741 Alexander C. S,— Appointed to act as P.M. at Maitland, &c 759S Appointed Deputy Licensing ... 3710 words
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    ... lines No. 28 West, and 81 North. SAMUEL MAUGER, Postmaster-General. Western Roads. To and From— 1 ... , ^24 ";s. 14. Merrygoen and Coolah, via Queensborough Flat, Bothero, Digilah, and Dunikimini, once a ... 6682 words
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  2. Sir Edgeworth David memorial oration / by S. Warren Carey
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