Carey, Samuel Warren, (AO, FAA) (1911-2002)

Also known as
Carey, S. Warren, (Samuel Warren) (1911-2002)
Carey, S. Warren (1911-2002)
Carey, Samuel Warren (1911-2002)
Carey, Warren (1911-2002)
Field of activity
Geologist; Academic; Public servant; Soldier
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http://nla.gov.au/anbd.aut-an35025847
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https://nla.gov.au/nla.party-459002

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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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    ... , 376 Rudsley Samuel, 85 Ryan James, 280,286 Scotch Mag, 395 Sewer Thomas, alias Tommy, _ alias Chun ... ,209 Ford John, 186 Freeman Jane, 12 Gallant Patrick, 20 Gee TJng (Chinaman), 60 Gibson Samuel, 290 Gleeson ... 44035 words
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