b'PeopleNewssouthern hemisphere. This scholarship, and an Australian Public Service Board award, allowed him to commence his PhD studies at Macquarie University, under the supervision of the late Professor Keeva Vozoff.In the 1970s the quest was really on across Australia to establish how mineral explorers could apply the latest geophysical exploration technologieselectrical, electromagnetics, magnetics, gravity, radiometrics and seismic to direct discovery of economic metal-rich ore bodies.The discoveries at this time in New South Wales of the Elura Massive Sulphide Lead-Zinc-Copper Orebody in the northern Cobar region and of the Woodlawn Massive Sulphide Lead-Zinc-Copper Orebody near Goulburn, provided unique opportunities for researchers and practitioners of the latest exploration geophysical methods to quantify the geophysical signature of these orebodies and to test, develop and further refine the application of geophysics to uncover new economic metal orebodies.Brian enthusiastically led the BMR TEM field trials over the Elura and the Woodlawn orebodies and followed with new interpretative scale model studies, presenting and publishing influential findings including:Scale model studies of the Elura Deposit (BMR J. Aust, Geol. Geophys, 1980, 5, 77-85)Interpretation and Design of TEM Surveys in Areas of Conductive Overburden (Bull Aust. Soc. Explor. Geophys., 11:4, 130-139)One-loop and two-loop TEM responses of the Elura Deposit, Cobar NSW (Bull Aust. Soc. Explor. Geophys., 11:4, 140-146)Results of experimental and test TEM surveys, Elura Deposit, Cobar NSWElectromagnetic surveying at the Elura Deposit, NSW Australia(Bull Aust. Soc. Explor. Geophys., 11:4, 147-152)Brian presented much of this work atcountries despite a great interest in This BMR research under Briansthe 1st ASEG Biennial Conference andthem. Brian visited the Ministry of leadership helped to further establishExhibition in Adelaide in 1979, and wasGeology in Moscow and Novosibirsk Transient Electromagnetics as a practicalawarded the ASEG Best Paper at theand the Academy of Sciences in exploration method for metallic oreConference. Novosibirsk.deposits in Australias conductive terrains. Brian is responsible for theseIn 1979, Brian undertook a majorBrians seminal paper, Recent and a number of other developmentsinternational research study, supporteddevelopments in the use of surface in the TEM technique in Australia,by the Australian Government underelectrical methods for oil and gas which was transferred to the mineralsthe Australia-USSR Agreement onexploration in the Soviet Union exploration industry in a campaign ofScientific Cooperation, focussed on(Geophysics, 1983, 48, 1102-1112) field demonstrations, presentationsuse of the electrical methods MT, TEMexplained the latest methods, many of and publicationsTEM is now anand IP for petroleum prospecting. Untilthem revealed for the first time, and indispensable geophysical technique inthat time, few technical details of theseincluded case-study examples from the Australian mineral exploration. techniques were available in WesternSoviet Union.9 PREVIEW APRIL 2020'