Anthony R. Barringer

Geologist, Academic

1925 – 2009

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Who was Anthony R. Barringer?

Anthony R. "Tony" Barringer was a Canadian/American geophysicist. He made numerous contributions to mineral exploration technology. His most famous work was the development of the INPUT airborne electromagnetic system, which has been credited in the discovery of tens of billions of dollars' worth of ore deposits.

Before beginning his university studies, Barringer served with the British Army in World War II. In 1948, he began attending the University of London. In 1951, he obtained a B.Sc. in economic geology from the university's Imperial College of Science and Technology. He obtained a PhD degree in 1954, from the same institution.

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Born
Oct 20, 1925
Also known as
  • Anthony Barringer
Nationality
  • United Kingdom
  • United States of America
  • Canada
Profession
Education
  • Imperial College London
  • University of London
Lived in
  • United States of America
  • Toronto
Died
Aug 15, 2009
Golden

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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