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Shoemaker, E. M. (Eugene Merle), 1928-1997
Oral history interview with Eugene Merle Shoemaker, 1986 January 30, 1987 June 16, 17 and 1988 September 8.
Early career in the United States Geological Survey (USGS); Atomic Energy Commission-sponsored surveys of uranium deposits in the western United States; USGS Grand Junction, Colorado field office; nuclear explosion crater studies; the MICE project; early lunar studies sponsored by NASA. Specific topics include Shoemaker's investigations of the geology of the Colorado plateau; doctoral studies at Princeton University in the mid-1950s; his identification of coesite at the Meteor Crater, Arizona; and the Ries formation in Bavaria, Germany; the development of lunar stratigraphic principles.
Eugene Merl Shoemaker (1928-1997).
Shoemaker, E. M. (Eugene Merle), 1928-1997
Geological Survey (U.S.)
Princeton University.
U.S. Atomic Energy Commission
United States. National Aeronautics and Space Administration.
Coesite (Mineral)
Lunar stratigraphy.
Nuclear excavation.
Uranium ores -- Geology.
Ries (Germany)
Meteor Crater (Ariz.)
Oral histories. aat
Interviews. aat
Transcripts. aat
Sound recordings lcgft
MICE Project.
Doel, Ronald Edmund interviewer.
American Institute of Physics. Niels Bohr Library & Archives. One Physics Ellipse, College Park, MD 20740, USA