Oral history interview with Charles and Trixie Officer 1995

Oral history interview with Charles and Trixie Officer 1995

 

 

Name:
Officer, Charles B (Interviewee), Doel, Ronald (Interviewer), Officer, Trixie (Interviewee)
Title:
Oral history interview with Charles and Trixie Officer 1995
Abstract:
Childhood: born Evanston, Illinois, son of machinery manufacturer; United States Navy, 1944-1946; Williams College; Brown University, physics; Wesleyan University, master’s degree, physics, 1947-1948; Yale University: master’s degree, atomic physics, 1948-1949; geophysics research, Woods Hole Oceanographic Institute [WHOI], summer 1949; Columbia University, doctorate, geophysics, 1949-1951; seismic research, western Atlantic Ocean, summer 1950; association with Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory; continuation of research at WHOI, 1951; Rice University, professor, geophysics, structural geology, 1955-1959; publication of Introduction to the Theory of Sound Transmission, 1958; president, Marine Geophysical Services; president, Marine Mining, 1966-1968; decision to run for Congress, New Hampshire, 1964, 1972; Dartmouth University, research professor, geophysics, 1975; interest in environmental science; reminiscences of colleagues.
Collection Name:
Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory oral history collection
Subjects:
Officer, Charles B, Officer, Trixie, Columbia University, Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory, and Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution
Format:
oral histories and sound recordings
Genre:
Interviews
Date:
1995
Note (Biographical):
Professor, geophysicist.
Note:
Interviewed by Ronald Doel on November 29, 1995.
Note (Provenance):
Charles Officer, Gift 1996
Language:
English
Library Location:
Columbia Center for Oral History, Columbia University
Browse Location’s Digital Content
Catalog Record:
13573829
Digital Project:
Time Based Media
Persistent URL:
https://dx.doi.org/10.7916/d8-t6z2-ce11