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Granelli, Nestor, 1931-
Oral history interview with Captain Nestor Granelli, 1997 August 22.
Discusses childhood and youth in Buenos Aires, Argentina; impressions of importance of the Antarctic to Argentina, Antarctic scientific research, geopolitics; 1955 revolution and subsequent political unrest; the International Geophysical Year, Argentine participation and presence of Lamont Geophysical Observatory in Argentina in late 1950s; impressions of W. Maurice Ewing; perceived differences between Scripps Institution of Oceanography and the Lamont Geological Observation; early reception of continental drift in Argentina; Argentine aid to Lamont expeditions, workers equipment; work on the Vema; comparisons of Argentine naval ships with the Vema; perceptions of map of the Atlantic sea floor by Marie Tharp and Bruce Heezen, and their mapping technique; impressions and contributions to Argentine science of Soviet scientists during the Cold War; W. Maurice Ewing work ethic.
Oceanographer (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
Granelli, Nestor, 1931-
Heezen, Bruce C.
Tharp, Marie.
Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory.
Scripps Institution of Oceanography.
Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution.
Continental drift.
Geopolitics -- Argentina.
International Geophysical Year, 1957-1958.
Research vessels.
Science -- History.
Vema (Ship)
Warships -- Argentina.
Argentina -- History.
Oral histories. aat
Interviews. aat
Transcripts. aat
Oceanographers -- Argentina -- Interviews. lcsh
Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory.
Levin, Tanya J. interviewer.
American Institute of Physics. Niels Bohr Library & Archives. One Physics Ellipse, College Park, MD 20740, USA