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Christian Fritz Oelsner

Christian Fritz Oelsner, German geophysics educator. Geophysics diplomate. Member Society Exploration Geophysics, Australian Society Exploration Geeophysics, European Association of Geoscientists and Engineers.

Background

  • Oelsner, Christian Fritz was born on February 25, 1934 in Freiberg, Saxony, Germany. Son of Oscar Walter and Hildegard Elfriede (Kanis) Oelsner.

  • Education

    • Diploma, Technology University Freiberg, Germany, 1957. Doctor of Philosophy, Technology University Freiberg, Germany, 1964.

    Career

    • Team leader Geophysics Company, Leipzig, Germany, 1957-1960. Science assistant Technology University Freiberg, 1960-1964. Science coworker Institute Geodynamics, Jena, Germany, 1964-1966, Technology University Freiberg, 1966-1977, assistant professor, 1978-1992, professor, 1992-1999.

      Retired, 1999

      Director institute Technology University Freiberg, 1990-1999, dean faculty geoscience, 1990-1994.

    Major achievements

    • Geophysics diplomate.

    Works

    • Author: (book) Grundlagen der Geothermik, 1982, (monograph chapters) Terrestrial Heat Flow and the Lithosphere Structure, 1991, Physik der Erdkrusta, 1977. Co-editor: (monograph) Geoelectric and Geothermal Studies, 1976.

    Membership

    Member Society Exploration Geophysics, Australian Society Exploration Geeophysics, European Association of Geoscientists and Engineers.

    Personality

    Interests

    Skiing, mountain climbing, classical music, being a grandfather.

    Connections

    • Married Karin Margarete Porstendorfer, February 6, 1965. Children: Cornelia, Friederike.
    • father: Oscar Walter Oelsner
    • mother: Hildegard Elfriede (Kanis) Oelsner
    • spouse: Karin Margarete Porstendorfer
    • children: Cornelia Oelsner
    • Friederike Oelsner
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    • 1957
      Technology University Freiberg
    • 1964
      Technology University Freiberg
    • 1957 - 1960
      Team leader, Geophysics Company
      Leipzig, Sachsen, Germany, Sachsen, Germany
    • 1960 - 1964
      science assistant, Technology University Freiberg
    • 1964 - 1966
      science coworker, Institute Geodynamics
      Jena, Louisiana, United States
    • 1966 - 1977
      science coworker, Institute Geodynamics
    • 1999
      retired
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