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Vila, Fernando.
Oral history interview with Fernando Vila, 1997 August 23.
Discusses childhood and youth in Argentina; his path to becoming a geologist; the International Geophysical Year; his work on the vessel Vema; his work with gravimeters; his work with Bruce Heezen on mapping; Lamont Geophysical Observatory's presence in Argentina in late 1950s; impressions of W. Maurice Ewing; his work at Lamont; his return to Argentina and his work there in oceanography.
Geophysicist (Argentine). Studied at Columbia University and worked aboard the Vema, a research vessel of Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory.
Ewing, W. Maurice (William Maurice), 1906-1974
Heezen, Bruce C.
International Geophysical Year, 1957-1958.
Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory
Geological mapping.
Geophysics -- International cooperation.
Gravimeters (Geophysical instruments)
Research vessels
Science and state -- Argentina.
Science -- History.
Argentina -- History.
Oral histories. aat
Interviews. aat
Transcripts. aat
Oceanographers -- Argentina -- Interviews.
Vema (Ship)
Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory
Levin, Tanya J. interviewer.
American Institute of Physics. Niels Bohr Library & Archives. One Physics Ellipse, College Park, MD 20740, USA