Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory. Early Lamont, 2002

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Abstract/Description: Collection of reminiscences by Heirtzler and colleagues who worked at Lamont-Doherty Geological Observatory in its early days, primarily from the 1950s through the 1970s. Includes Contents by authors name and by topic, with introduction by Heirtzler. Topics include research vessels used such as VEMA and the Robert D. Conrad, search for the USS Thresher, Doc Ewing, Bruze Heezen, Marie Tharp, cooperative research with Russia, paleomagnetism, and the history of oceanographic research. Contributors include Tony Amos; Charlie Bentley; Hans Berckhemer; Sam Gerard; Muriel Grim; George Hade; Gordon Hamilton; Ellen Herron; Bob Houtz; Leonard Johnson; Jean Parker Katz; Gary Latham; Tony Laughton; Bill Lowrie; Mike Mayhew; Peter Molnar; Misac Nabighian; Jack Oliver; George Peter; Gleb Udintsev; Fred Vine; and Joe Worzel.
Subject(s): Ewing, W. Maurice (William Maurice), 1906-1974
Heezen, Bruce C
Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory.
Institutional History
Research vessels