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Opdyke, Neil D.
Oral history interview with Neil D. Opdyke, 1997 March 17 and July 11.
Discusses his youth and education in New Jersey; working his way through Columbia University; his graduate work at Cambridge University in geology; his work in paleomagnetism and paleoclimatology; his early impressions of Lamont; the arguments about continental drift and plate tectonics; his move to the University of Florida. Prominently mentioned are Wallace Broecker, Walter Bucher, Maurice Ewing, James Hays, Bruce Heezen, Ted Irving, Henry Kohler, Marcus Langseth, Jack Oliver, Walter Pitman, Keith Runcorn, and Manik Talwani.
Geologist, geophysicist, Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory and University of Florida.
Broecker, Wallace S., 1931-
Bucher, Walter H. (Walter Herman), 1888-
Ewing, W. Maurice (William Maurice), 1906-1974
Hays, James D., 1926-
Heezen, Bruce C.
Irving, E. (Edward)
Kohler, Henry Conrad.
Langseth, Marcus G.
Oliver, J. E. (Jack Ertle), 1923-2011-
Opdyke, Neil D.
Pitman, Walter C.
Runcorn, S. K.
Talwani, Manik.
Columbia University -- Faculty.
Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory.
Plate tectonics.
Science -- History.
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Interviews. aat
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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