4. Francis S. Johnson, "Lloyd Viel Berkner and His Research," memorial lecture, XVIth General Assembly of the International Union of Radio Science in Ottawa, Canada, 1969.

5. C. Arthur Booth, "Lloyd Viel Berkner—A Man of Distinction," unpublished essay, 1978. A copy of this essay by Berkner's grandson is available in the NAS archives in Washington, D.C.

6. Lloyd V. Berkner, "Some Studies of Radio Transmission Over Long Paths Made on the Byrd Antarctic Expedition," U.S. Bureau of Standards Journal of Research 8(1932):265-78.

7. Tuve, "Berkner," Yearb. Am. Philos. Soc., 1967, p. 110.

8. Henry G. Booker, Berkner Hall dedication, University of Texas at Dallas, 1973.

9. The first of these was L. V. Berkner and H. W. Wells, "Report of Ionosphere Investigations at the Huancaljo Observatory (Peru) during 1933," Proc. Inst. Radio Eng. 22(1933):1102-1123.

10. See Milton Lomask, A Minor Miracle, National Science Foundation, p. 43. "Science—the Endless Frontier" was a report Vannevar Bush prepared at the request of President Franklin D. Roosevelt and submitted to President Harry Truman.

11. G. B. H. Hall, Berkner Hall dedication, University of Texas at Dallas, 1973.

12. The Department of Defense was not created until 1947.

13. Tuve, "Berkner," Yearb. Am. Philos. Soc., 1967, p. 111.

14. Lloyd V. Berkner, part B, in Proceedings of the Conference on Ionospheric Physics, eds. L. Katz and N. C. Gerson (Cambridge, Mass.: Geophysics Research Division, Air Force Cambridge Research Center, 1952), p. 14.

15. Hugh Odishaw, Berkner Hall dedication, University of Texas at Dallas, 1973.

16. Seitz, Berkner Hall dedication, University of Texas at Dallas, 1973.

17. Odishaw, Berkner Hall dedication speech, University of Texas at Dallas, 1973.

18. Abelson, Berkner Hall dedication, University of Texas at Dallas, 1973.

19. Philip M. Abelson, Berkner Hall dedication, University of Texas at Dallas, 1973.

20. At the suggestion of the State Department, a panel of distinguished seismologists was named by the Special Assistant to the President.



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