By Alexander E. Gates
In a single quantity, this authoritative reference covers amazing Earth scientists from the 19th century to the current, in parts together with weather swap, geophysics, oceanography, paleontology, planetary geology, sedimentology and stratigraphy, and tectonics. John Dewey, Ian Carmichael, Stephen Jay Gould, Carl Sagan, Richard Tuttle, and Heinrich Holland are only some of the many scientists incorporated during this attention-grabbing assortment.
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Craig Bethke was born on June 6, 1957, in Rolla, Missouri. He attended Dartmouth College, New Hampshire, where he earned a bachelor of arts degree in Earth sciences with distinction in 1979. D. in 1985. During his graduate study, he worked as an exploration geologist at ARCO Oil and Gas Co. and at Exxon Production Research Co. and Exxon Minerals Co. Bethke joined the faculty at University of Illinois in 1985, and he remains there today. Bethke has been a visiting professor at both the Académie des Sciences in Paris, France, and École Nationale Supérieure des Mines de Paris in Fontainebleau, France.
1925), both in geology. Upon graduation, Bally accepted a post-doctoral fellowship at the Lamont-Doherty Geological Observatory of Columbia University, New York, where he remained for one year. In 1954, Bally was offered a position with Shell Oil Company where he remained until he retired in 1981. He began with Shell Canada in Alberta where he explored for prospects in the Rocky Mountain overthrust belt. He moved to Houston, Texas, in 1966 as a manager of Geological Research at the Shell Bellaire Research and Development Laboratory.
He has also been a marine scientist in the Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory since 1989. William Berry has been married to Suzanne Spaulding since 1961; they have one child. William Berry has led a very productive career. He is an author on some 165 articles and reports in international journals, professional books and volumes, governmental reports, and conference proceedings. Many of these papers are benchmark studies on graptolites, paleo-oceanography, and biostratigraphy that appear in journals such as Nature and Science.