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Alexander E. Gates's A to Z of Earth Scientists (Notable Scientists) PDF

By Alexander E. Gates

ISBN-10: 0816045801

ISBN-13: 9780816045808

ISBN-10: 1438109199

ISBN-13: 9781438109190

In a single quantity, this authoritative reference covers striking Earth scientists from the 19th century to the current, in components together with weather switch, geophysics, oceanography, paleontology, planetary geology, sedimentology and stratigraphy, and tectonics. John Dewey, Ian Carmichael, Stephen Jay Gould, Carl Sagan, Richard Tuttle, and Heinrich Holland are only some of the many scientists incorporated during this attention-grabbing assortment.

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He is an author or editor of 12 books and volumes. Two of these books, Principles of Stratigraphic Analysis and Growth of a Bethke, Craig M. Prehistoric Time Scale Based on Organismal Evolution, are a widely adopted textbook and a more popular scientific book that have been reprinted several times. Berry was a Guggenheim Fellow in 1967. Berry has performed significant service to the profession and the public. He has served in numerous roles for the International Stratigraphic Commission, the National Research Council, the Geological Society of America, the American Geological Institute, and the American Association for the Advancement of Science.

And Bouma became a senior research associate at Chevron Oil Field Research Company (research and development branch) in Houston, Texas, and La Habra, California. He left Chevron in 1988 to become the Charles T. McCord chaired professor of petroleum-related geology at Louisiana State University in Baton Rouge, where he remains today. He also served as director of the Basin Research Institute and head of the School of Geosciences at Louisiana State University in 1989–1990 and 1990–1992, respectively.

1902–1996) American Structural Geologist When John McPhee contrasted mountain building events from the East Coast of the United States with those from the West Coast in his book In Suspect Terrain, he did so metaphorically by describing geologists. In contrast to the glitzy modern image portrayed for the geologically young mountains of the West Coast, the Appalachians were portrayed as a New England ge- Billings, Marland P. ologist. This gritty, aging New Englander, tough as nails and self-sacrificing yet with a wry sense of humor, is personified by Marland Billings.

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