Leo Peters

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Leo Peters
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Biography 1949

Geophysics 1949 vol XIV n.3 p.437.

Leo J. Peters was trained at the University of Wisconsin during the period 1915 to 1929. He received the B.S. degree in 1919 and the Ph.D. degree in 1929. During the years 1919 to 1929 he spent short periods with the Chicago Telephone Company, the American Telephone & Telegraph Company, and 15 months in the Geophysica Research Laboratory at Marland Oil Company. He taught at the University of Wisconsin while carrying on graduate work and an Assistant Professor of Electrical Engineering when he left. He joined Gulf Research & Development Company in July of 1929 and is at present Chief of Geophysical Operations Division. He is a member of the American Physical Society, the Institute of Radio Engineers, the American Institute of Electrical Engineers, the Society of Exploration Geophysicists, and the Pittsburgh Geological Society.

Best Paper in Geophysics 1949

Leo J. Peters received the Best Paper in Geophysics Award for his paper The direct approach to magnetic interpretation and its practical application.


Link

Peters, L. (1949). ”THE DIRECT APPROACH TO MAGNETIC INTERPRETATION AND ITS PRACTICAL APPLICATION.” GEOPHYSICS, 14(3), 290–320. doi: 10.1190/1.1437537[1]