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Kausel, E.
Oral history interview with Edgar Kausel, 1997 September 3 and 5.
Discusses his youth and education in Chile; studying mining engineering in college; the affects of the International Geophysical Year and the Antarctica research on his career development; seismological stations in Chile; his decision to study geophysics at Columbia University; his experiences there as a foreign student and his impressions of Lamont; his return to Chile to continue his work in seismology with Cinna Lomnitz; the effects of the political situation in Chile on science in the late 1960s and early 1970s. Also prominently mentioned are Maurice Ewing, Leon Knopoff, Mark Talwani.
Geophysicist (seismology) in Chile. Completed graduate work at Lamont Doherty Earth Observatory at Columbia University.
Ewing, W. Maurice (William Maurice), 1906-1974
Kausel, E.
Knopoff, Leon, 1925-
Lomnitz, Cinna.
Talwani, Manik.
Columbia University -- Graduate work.
Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory
International Geophysical Year, 1957-1958.
Seismology -- Chile.
Science -- History.
Science and state -- Chile.
Oral histories. aat
Interviews. aat
Transcripts. aat
Seismologists -- Chile -- Interviews. lcsh
Seismologists -- Interviews.
Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory
Levin, Tanya J. interviewer.
American Institute of Physics. Niels Bohr Library & Archives. One Physics Ellipse, College Park, MD 20740, USA