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Dorman, Henry James, 1928-
Oral history interview with Henry James Dorman, 1997.
Some of the topics discussed include: his childhood; education in geophysics at Columbia/Lamont; research in seismology; early use of computers in seismology and geophysics; influence of the International Geophysical Year on Lamont; international collaborations; Russian seismology; working with NASA and the lunar seismology experiments in the Apollo missions; move to University of Texas (Marine Biomedical Institute) at Galveston; Comparison of Lamont and Texas laboratories under Maurice Ewing; details of staff transfer, set-up of the new laboratory and acquisition of the Ida Green; factors in Lamont's success. Prominently mentioned are: Walter Bucher, Maurice Ewing, Cecil Green, Bruce Heezan, Gary Latham, John Lindberg, Jack Oliver, Walter C. Pitman, Frank Press, Marie Tharp, Joe Worzel.
Geophysicist. Researcher and professor, Lamont-Doherty Geological Observatory, Columbia University from 1960-1972; professor of marine science, University of Texas, Galveston from 1974.
Bucher, Walter H. (Walter Herman), 1888-
Dorman, Henry James, 1928-
Ewing, W. Maurice (William Maurice), 1906-1974
Green, Cecil Howard, 1900-2003
Heezen, Bruce C.
Latham, Gary V., 1935-
Oliver, J. E. (Jack Ertle), 1923-2011-
Pitman, Walter C.
Press, Frank, 1924-
Tharp, Marie.
Worzel, J. Lamar (John Lamar), 1919-2008
Columbia University -- Faculty.
Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory.
University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston.
Apollo (Spacecraft).
Extraterrestrial seismology.
Geophysics -- International cooperation.
Information storage and retrieval systems -- Seismology.
International Geophysical Year, 1957-1958.
Science -- History.
Seismology -- Computer programs.
Seismology -- Research.
Women geologists.
Moon -- Exploration
Oral histories. aat
Interviews. aat
Transcripts. aat
Geophysicists -- Interviews. lcsh
Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory.
Levin, Tanya J. interviewer.
American Institute of Physics. Niels Bohr Library & Archives. One Physics Ellipse, College Park, MD 20740, USA