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Langseth, Marcus G.
Oral history interview with Marcus G. Langseth, 1995 December 13, 21, and 1996 June 3, December 19.
Discusses his youth and education; graduate study at Lamont; his first cruises on the research vessels Vema; being drafted into the army during graduate school and doing ballistic research at Aberdeen Proving Ground; his first year-long cruise aboard the Vema after his military service; the instruments used for research in heat flow and sea-floor spreading; his dissertation on heat flow in the Indian Ocean;*Prominently mentioned are Sir Edward Bullard, Charles Drake, Maurice Ewing, Bruce Heezen, Henry Kohler, Xavier Le Pichon, Jack Nafe, Jack Oliver, Frank Press, Manik Talwani, J. Lamar Worzel.
(1932-1997) Geophysicist and oceanographer, Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory, senior research scientist and an adjunct professor of earth and environmental sciences at Columbia University.
Bullard, Edward Crisp, Sir, 1907-1980
Drake, Charles L.
Ewing, W. Maurice (William Maurice), 1906-1974
Heezen, Bruce C.
Le Pichon, Xavier.
Oliver, J. E. (Jack Ertle), 1923-2011
Press, Frank, 1924-
Talwani, Manik.
Worzel, J. Lamar (John Lamar), 1919-2008
Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory
Geophysics
Geophysics -- Instruments.
Oceanography
Oceanography -- Instruments.
Plate tectonics
Research vessels.
Science -- History.
Sea-floor spreading.
Terrestrial heat flow -- Research.
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Vema (Ship)
Kohler, Henry Conrad.
Doel, Ronald Edmund interviewer.
Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory
AIP-ICOS
American Institute of Physics. Niels Bohr Library & Archives. One Physics Ellipse, College Park, MD 20740, USA
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