Kirk bryan (jr) (born 1929, son of kirk bryan,sr(geologist,1888-1950) is an american oceanographer who is considered to be the founder of numerical ocean modeling starting in the 1960s at the geophysical fluid dynamics laboratory, then located in washington, dc, bryan worked with a series of colleagues to develop numerical schemes for solving the equations of motion describing flow on. William maurice doc ewing (may 12, 1906 - may 4, 1974) was an american geophysicist and oceanographer ewing has been described as a pioneering geophysicist who worked on the research of seismic reflection and refraction in ocean basins, ocean bottom photography, submarine sound transmission. Abramson, harold alexander - [20 pages, 99 mb] - harold alexander abramson (november 27, 1899 - september 1980) was an american physician (allergist and pediatrician) noted as an early advocate of therapeutic lsd he played a significant role in cia's mkultra program to investigate the. Maurice ewing was a driving force in marine geology for nearly 40 years until his death at age 67 in 1974 during the extraordinary expansion of marine geol. In 1948 photo courtesy columbia university born may 12 maurice ewing in 1948 photo courtesy columbia university.
Ewing, william maurice (b, lockney, texas, 12 may 1906dgalveston, texas, 4 may 1974) geophysics, oceanography, seismology ewing hardly ever used the name request to remove adlai ewing stevenson (1900-1965) facts, information, pictures. Ewing, dr maurice - [15 pages, 54mb] - william maurice doc ewing (may 12, 1906 - may 4, 1974) was an american geophysicist and oceanographer ewing has been described as a pioneering geophysicist who worked on the research of seismic reflection and refraction in ocean basins, ocean bottom photography, submarine sound transmission. A biography of william maurice ewing (609 words, 1 pages) ewing, william maurice (1906-1974) william maurice ewing, geophysicist and oceanographer, was born on may 12, 1906, in lockney, texas, the son of floyd ford and hope (hamilton) ewing. But that same year, a brilliant, entrepreneurial, relentlessly driven young professor named william maurice ewing came to columbia with little patience for traditional geologists annoying fellows, he called them, who spend their time poking around trying to explain this or that little detail.
The maurice ewing medal is awarded by the american geophysical union for significant original contributions to the understanding of physical, geophysical, and geological processes in the ocean to those who advance oceanographic engineering, technology, and instrumentation and to those who perform. Ewing, william maurice (1906-1974) william maurice ewing, geophysicist and oceanographer, was born on may 12, 1906, in lockney, texas, the son of floyd ford and hope (hamilton) ewing. William maurice ewing, geophysicist and oceanographer, was born on may 12, 1906, in lockney, texas, the son of floyd ford and hope (hamilton) ewing he received three degrees from rice institute (now rice university)-a ba in 1926, an ma in 1927, and a phd in 1931. 0 down votes, mark as not useful derechos de la madre tierra uploaded by horacio.
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. The former ldeo research vessel r/v maurice ewing was named in his honor he divorced a second time, and married harriet greene bassett in 1965 in 1972 he joined the university of texas medical branch at galveston , and was named the head of the division of earth and planetary sciences of the marine biomedical institute. During world war ii, oceanographer william maurice ewing began mapping the complex ocean bottom with sophisticated instruments such as sonar depth finders and underwater cameras that helped trace the contours of the ocean bottom ewing set out to measure and record a massive chain of undersea mountains called the midatlantic ridge. Index of articles on geology and oceanography: biographies.
William maurice ewing the american oceanographer william maurice ewing (1906-1974) was a leader in modern earth science research, especially in the applications of geophysics to oceanography maurice ewing was born in lockney, texas, on may 12, 1906. The maurice ewing series presents the proceedings of symposiums held in honor of the late maurice ewing, who throughout his academic life did extraordinary amounts of originial research and study that constantly involved young scientists and students in a wide area of oceanographic research--title screen of series website. 14 william maurice ewing (1906 - 1974), geophysicist ew ing started his career at woods hole oceanographic ew ing started his career at woods hole oceanographic institution (whoi) in 1935 and founded the lamont geological observatory at columbia university in 1946.
Ewing, william maurice, 1906-74, american oceanographer and geologist, b lackney, tex, grad rice institute, now rice univ (bs, 1926 ma, 1927 phd, 1931. Geophysicist and oceanographer this page was last edited on 18 august 2018, at 22:35 all structured data from the main, property and lexeme namespaces is available under the creative commons cc0 license text in the other namespaces is available under the creative commons attribution-sharealike license additional terms may apply. Caption: maurice ewing portrait of william maurice ewing (1906-74), american geologist who discovered the thickness of the earth's crust beneath the oceans using marine seismic techniques, ewing showed that the crust beneath the oceans was only 5-8 km thick as compared with the 40 km beneath. Note: citations are based on reference standards however, formatting rules can vary widely between applications and fields of interest or study the specific requirements or preferences of your reviewing publisher, classroom teacher, institution or organization should be applied.
Media in category maurice ewing the following 2 files are in this category, out of 2 total. Rv maurice ewing was a research vessel operated by the lamont-doherty earth observatory of columbia university it was retired in 2005 and replaced by rv marcus langseth in 2008 although a multipurpose vessel, maurice ewing ' s notable capability was to collect multichannel seismic data. William maurice ewing was a texas farmboy from the state's desert panhandle somehow he became one of america's greatest oceanographers today we remember his birthday (may 12, 1906) and remember a bit about what he did for the study of the earth. William maurice ewing 127 when oceanographer returned to port, ewing set about the observations on the land section of the line this was a task that his previous experience hac made familiar meanwhile field exercised his persuasive powers on henry bigelow, the director of the woocis hole oceanographic institution.
The challenger and other oceanographic expeditions have shown that on the bottom of the deep sea concretions of phosphate are now gathering around the dead bodies of fishes lying in the oozes consequently the formation of the concretions may have been carried on simultaneously with the deposition of the strata in which they occur. (1906-1974) american oceanographer ewing was born at lockney in texas and educated at the rice institute, houston, obtaining his phd in 1931 he taught at lehigh university, pennsylvania, from 1934 until moving in 1944 to columbia university, new.