It’s a Golden Oldies weekend, with a Geoscientist of the Week I first described back in 2014. The US Geological Survey has said almost everything
William Smith made the first national geological map.
American geomorphologist Marie Morisawa affected geoscience much like a little creek affects the meadow and hillside it’s flowing through–in a big way, but quietly, slowly, efficiently over the years, drop by drop, paper by paper, student by student.
Scientists go farther into the actual wonders of life, the universe, and everything by using their imagination as well as training their minds to observe and understand the most minute details of everything around them. We have Jacobus Van’t Hoff and others like him to thank for that.
“Women in the field, getting their hands dirty…” Oh, I identify with that so much – it brings back my forestry training back in the
Here is the final repost from 2014 on prominent geoscientists of the past. Inge Lehmann was a Danish mathematician and Earth scientist who discovered Earth’s