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; Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution
Format
oral histories; sound recordings
Genre
Interviews
Origin Information
1995
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
Also In
Time-Based Media
Persistent URL
https://dx.doi.org/10.7916/d8-t6z2-ce11
Related URLs
Available digital content for this interview.