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Carter, William E.

CARTER, William E.

CARTER, William E. American, b. 1939. Genres: Earth sciences. Career: Research geodesist, civil engineer. U.S. Air Force, 1965-72, Cheyenne, WY, geodetic officer, 1965-67, Great Falls, MT, missile launch officer; 1967-69, Tucson, AZ, research geodesist, 1969-72; University of Hawaii, Maui, research geodesist, 1972-76; National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, Silver Springs, MD, 1976-96, chief of geodetic research and development laboratory, 1992-96; University of Florida, Gainesville, adjunct professor of engineering, 1996-. Publications: (with M.S. Carter) Latitude: How American Astronomers Solved the Mystery of Variation, 2002. Author of scientific papers and articles; contributor to journals and periodicals. Address: 5154 Medoras Ave., St. Augustine, FL 32080, U.S.A. Online address: [email protected]

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