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Ewing, J. I. (John I.)
Oral history interview with John and Betty Ewing, 1996-1997.
Topics include a discussion about the Ewing family and John's brother, Maurice Ewing; the development of underwater photography; his education at Harvard and Maurice's influence on his studies; the research vessels at Lamont and his experiences aboard them; trips to the Soviet Union and the Soviet earth scientists who came to Lamont, the development of the air gun, the Mohole drilling project; the Industrial Associates program at Lamont and its impact on funding; the relationships between Woods Hole, Scripps Institute and Lamont; Maurice Ewing's arguments against plate tectonics; Maurice's departure from Lamont to the University of Texas; deep sea drilling. Prominently mentioned are: Vladimir Belousov, Francis Birch, Bruce Heezen, Karl Hinz, Columbus Iselin, Xavier LePichon, Angelo Ludas, Frank Press, Manik Talwani, Gleb Udintsev, Joe Worzel.
John I. Ewing (1924- ). Geophysicist, Lamont-Doherty Geophysical Observatory through the 1970s; Woods Hole Oceanographic Institute from 1982.
Belousov, V. V. (Vladimir Vladimirovich), 1907-1990
Birch, Francis, 1903-1992
Bucher, Walter H. (Walter Herman), 1888-
Ewing, J. I. (John I.)
Ewing, W. Maurice (William Maurice), 1906-1974
Ewing family.
Heezen, Bruce C.
Hinz, Karl H. F.
Iselin, Columbus
Kohler, Henry Conrad.
Le Pichon, Xavier.
Ludas, Angelo
Press, Frank, 1924-
Talwani, Manik.
Udint s ev, G. B. (Gleb Borisovich)
Worzel, J. Lamar (John Lamar), 1919-2008
Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory.
Scripps Institution of Oceanography.
Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution.
Air guns.
Earth sciences -- Soviet Union.
Plate tectonics.
Research vessels.
Science -- History.
Underwater photography.
Vema (Ship)
Oral histories. aat
Interviews. aat
Transcripts. aat
Geophysicists -- Soviet Union.
Geophysicists -- Interviews. lcsh
Doel, Ronald Edmund interviewer.
Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory.
American Institute of Physics. Niels Bohr Library & Archives. One Physics Ellipse, College Park, MD 20740, USA