E. M. Palmer

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Biography 1957

E. M. Palmer received his A.B. degree in 1930 from Dartmouth College, where he majored in physics. He was an assistant in the research department of the Leeds & Northrup Company until late in 1931 when he was employed by the Gulf Research and Development Company. Until 1941 he was engaged in seismic field exploration and instrumentation. During the war period he was associated with NDRC instrumentation projects and special weapons development at Gulf. Since 1946 he has been working on general geophysical developments and, more recently, closely associated with improvements in the techniques of utilization of seismic data. He is a member of the Society of Exploration Geophysicists, the American Association for the Advancement of Science, and the American Physical Society.[1]

Best Paper in Geophysics 1957

E. M. Palmer received the Best Paper in Geophysics Award in 1957 for his paper The Gulf seismic profile printer. [2]


  1. Contributors,Geophysics 1957 v. XXII n.2 p.475.
  2. Palmer, E. (1957). ”THE GULF SEISMIC PROFILE PRINTER.” GEOPHYSICS, 22(2), 286–308. http://dx.doi.org/10.1190/1.1438361

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