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Tharp, Marie.
Oral history interview with Marie Tharp, 1995 December 14, 1996 December 18, 1997 May 24 and June 28.
Some of the topics of discussion include: her transfer to Columbia University; the Lamont estate being transferred to Columbia; early impressions of Lamont Geological Observatory; impressions of relations between Laurence Kulp and W. Maurice Ewing; recollections of Heezen-Ewing tensions and Heezen presentations at 1965 meeting of the Second International Oceanographic Congress (Moscow); relations with Ewing involving promotion and tenure and impressions of Ewing's intellectual domination at Lamont; role as faculty senate member at Columbia University; recollections of proposed relocation of LGO; impressions of funding shifts involving oceanographic research, 1960s-1970s; the effects on her career of not being able to go to sea because of her gender; recollections of experiences onboard Verma and other research vessels; recollections of Henry C. Kohler; mapping the oceans; Ewing's feelings about women scientists and women on ships; the contributions of the research vessel, Vema. Prominently mentioned are: Heinrich Berann, Wallace Broecker, Charles Drake, Maurice Ewing, Bruce Heezen, C.D. Hollister, Angelo Ludas, National Geographic Society, Woods Hole Oceanographic Institute.
Geologist (ocean cartographer).
Berann, Heinrich C.
Broecker, Wallace S., 1931-
Drake, Charles L.
Ewing, W. Maurice (William Maurice), 1906-1974
Heezen, Bruce C.
Hollister, C. D.
Kohler, Henry Conrad.
Kulp, J. Laurence (John Laurence), 1921-
Ludas, Angelo
Tharp, Marie
Columbia University -- Faculty.
Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory.
National Geographic Society (U.S.).
Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution.
International Oceanographic Congress (2nd: Moscow)
Geological mapping.
Research vessels.
Science -- History.
Vema (Ship)
Women in science
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Doel, Ronald Edmund interviewer.
Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory.
American Institute of Physics. Niels Bohr Library & Archives. One Physics Ellipse, College Park, MD 20740, USA