History articles in Preview

The following table lists all items of historical interest in Preview from the first digitised issue (#53 in August, 1988) to the latest issue (#184 in October, 2016). As well as Feature articles, it includes Obituaries which often contain historical information.

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Roger Henderson, Chair, Historical Committee.

Preview # Title Type Pages
53 A fortunate life in seismic - Part I (an interview by Bob Sheriff) Interview 35-
54 A fortunate life in seismic - Part II (an interview by Bob Sheriff) Interview 30-34
54 Reg Sprigg Obituary 12
61 William (Bill) Stuart Obituary 35
87 Eric Blazey 1906-2000 (by Bill Langron) Obituary 8
87 Dave Dekker 1951-2000 (by Sharyn Dawson) Obituary 8
89 Geoff Dickson 1938-2000 (by Peter Dalhous) Obituary 12
95 Adelmo Agostini 1941-2001 (by Steve Webster) Obituary 15
96 Wilfred Parkinson 1919-2001 (by Charles Barton & Max Banks) Obituary 11
97 Samuel Carey 1911-2002 (by Patrick Quilty) Obituary 12-13
98 Geological Survey of Victoria celebrates 150 years of achievement Article 23
99 Fifty Years Of Potential Field Modelling Article 16-19
100 Norm Uren retires Article 11-12
100 Stanley Ward 1923-2002 (by Phil Wannamaker) Obituary 12
100 The History of Preview Article 6-8
107 Hugh Doyle 1927-2003 (by John Glover) Obituary 10
108 Rodney Tuson 1941-2003 (by Bob Richardson) Obituary 9
109 Geophysical Anniversaries - 200 years ago, 60 years ago (Doug Morrison) Article 14
110 The magnetic shoal near Bezout Island (Doug Morrison) Feature 15-16
111 Geophysical Anniversaries - 140 years ago - Neumeyer (Doug Morrison) Article 52
111 James Dooley 1919-2004 (by Barry Drummond) Obituary 45-46
111 Bernie Milton 1920-2004 (by Nick Dunston, Reg Nelson & Dave Cockshell) Obituary 47
112 Geophysical Anniversaries - 175 years ago - R W Fox (Doug Morrison) Article 28-29
113 Geophysical Anniversaries - 101 years ago on the island of Mauritius (Doug Morrison) Feature 18-19
114 Geophysics at Newmont - a history of innovation and development (Part I, 1946-1975) Feature 23-24
114 Geophysical Anniversaries - 70 years ago -'Southern Cross' (Doug Morrison) Feature 21-22
115 90 years ago - some pioneering field trips (Part I) (Doug Morrison) Feature 16-18
115 Geophysics at Newmont - a history of innovation and development (Part II, 1975-2005) Feature 19-21
116 90 years ago - some pioneering field trips (Part II) (Doug Morrison) Feature 20-23
116 Willem Verhoeff 1930-2005 (by Norm Uren) Obituary 12
116 Keiiti Aki 1930-2005 (by Dave Denham, Koya Suto & John McDonald) Obituary 13
117 90 years ago - some pioneering field trips (Part III) (Doug Morrison) Feature 17-20
118 Farewell to WMC (Lisa Vella) Feature 19-21
119 Some old books - late 19th C (Doug Morrison) Feature 29-30, 32
120 Paul Passalsky: a young man's legacy to geophysics (Doug Morrison) Feature 18-19, 25
120 Anita Heath 1955-2005 (by Craig Dempsey) Obituary 9-10
121 Neumayer: pioneer exploration geophysicist (Part 1) (Doug Morrison) Feature 21-24
122 Neumayer: pioneer exploration geophysicist (Part 2) (Doug Morrison) Feature 12-15
123 Neumayer: pioneer exploration geophysicist (Part 3) (Doug Morrison) Feature 17-20
123 Edward Burnside 1919-2006 (by Ian Pontifx, Keith Yates & Chris Haslam) Obituary 14
124 Neumayer: pioneer exploration geophysicist (Part 4) (Doug Morrison) Feature 32-34
124 Desmond Rowston 1923-2006 (by Stewart Gunson) Obituary 10
125 Neumayer: pioneer exploration geophysicist (Part 5 - final) (Doug Morrison) Feature 34-36, 38-39
126 Jack Rayner and the Imperial Geophysical Experimental Survey (John Rayner) Feature 39-42
126 Anton Hales 1911-2006 (by Ted Lilley) Obituary 9, 14
126 Satoru Ohya 1932-2006 (by Koya Suto) Obituary 14
127 Jack Rayner in America, 1945 (John Rayney) Feature 33-38
128 Jack Rayner and AGGSNA (John Rayner) Feature 34-39
129 Geophysicists at war: mines, magnetism and memories - Part 1 (John Rayner) Feature 36-38
129 Lawrence Drake 1931-2007 (by Keeva Vozoff, Jim Tayton & Edward Bowen) Obituary 8
130 Geophysicist at war: mines, magnetism and memories - Part 2 (John Rayner) Feature 32-34
137 Paleomagnetiam 1958 revisited: a Golden Anniversary (Ted Lilley) Article 35-36
142 Tony Barringer 1925-2009 (by Roger Henderson) Obituary 8-9
145 Turhan Taner 1928-2010 (by Roy and Judy Farrell) Obituary 12-13
145 Ken Seedsman 1929-2010 (by Keith Johns) Obituary 11
148 My first shot (seismic refraction) (Peter Gunn) Article 45
148 Shanti Rajagopalan 1960-2010 (by David Boyd) Obituary 10-11
150 History of Preview -25 years and 150 issues (Ann-Marie Anderson Mayes) Article 9-10
150 History of seismic resolution (John Denham & Les Denham) Feature 33-36
150 Rembering Grahame Sands Memorial Tribute 6
150 Craig Hoffman 1961-2010 (by Mike Harch & Kelly Keates) Obituary 7
152 Duncan Crone 1929-2011 (by ?) Obituary 11
152 Len Collett 1922-2011 (by ?) Obituary 11
154 Harold O Seigel 1924-2011 (by Chris Nind et al) Obituary 7
157 Stewart Gunson 1925-2012 (by Norm Uren) Obituary 13
158 George Keller 1927-2012 (by Roger Henderson & Charles Stoyer) Obituary 11
160 Peter Elliott 1954-2012 (by Kim Frankcombe) Obituary 9
161 Jodie Gillespie 1972-2012 (by ?) Obituary 8
163 Geophysical instruments in the National Historical Collection (Denis Shephard) Feature 21-27
164 Three magnetometers from Australia's Historical Collection (Denis Shephard) Feature 22-29
166 First official recommendation to establish exploration geophysics in institutions in Aust. (R. Henderson) Feature 39-47
169 Kenneth Zonge 1936-2013 (by Larry Hughes et al.) Obituary 12
171 Hugh Rutter 1941-2014 (by Kim Frankcombe, Bob Smith, Jim Lalor & Phil Schmidt) Obituary 17
172 Alan Appleton 1934-2014 (by Dave Cockshell) Obituary 22
172 SIROTEM - Australia's first locally invented TEM system (Roger Henderson) Feature 39-46
173 Don Gray 1931-2014 (by Alla Metlenko) Obituary 18
173 Trevor Jones 1949-2014 (by Marina Costelloe) Obituary 18
174 Robert Sheriff 1922-2014 (by Norm Uren) Obituary 13
175 Peter Gunn remembers his life as a geophysicist Feature 34-43
176 Alex Copeland 1950-2015 (by Kim Frankcombe et al.) Obituary 14
176 Dave Hutchins 1948-2015 (by Bob Timmins) Obituary 17
177 Christopher Wiles 1947- 2014 (by Mike Sexon et al.) Obituary 14
179 The first gravity meter in Australia in 1890s (Roger Henderson) Feature 53-61
180 The first lecturer in exploration geophysics in Australia (Roger Henderson) Feature 40-46
181 Lewis Albert Richardson: a pioneer of exploration geophysics in Australia (Bob Richardson) Feature 38-41
184 High productivity vibroseis techniqes: a review (Tim Dean) Feature 36-40