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Alfred WegenerJan 6, 1912

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Geophysicist - Historical Events
Date Event
1912-01-06

Alfred Wegener, geophysicist and meteorologist, presents his controversial theory of continental drift in a lecture at a the Geological Association (Geologischen Vereinigung) at the Senckenberg-Museum, Frankfurt.

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Geophysicist - Birthdays
Date Event
1678-11-26

Jean Jacques d'Ortous de Mairan, French geophysicist (d. 1771)

1887-07-30

Felix A Vening Meinesz, Dutch geophysicist (gravity)

1900-08-06

Cecil H. Green, American geophysicist (d. 2003)

1903-10-05

M. King Hubbert, American geophysicist (d. 1989)

1906-05-12

William M Ewing, US geologist/geophysicist

1909-04-13

Jan Veldkamp, Dutch geophysicist/director (KNMI)

1914-09-14

Robert S. Dietz, Westfield New Jersey, American Geophysicist who proposed a theory of seafloor spreading in 1961

1922-11-19

Stanley K Runcorn, British geophysicist (Doctor of Utrecht)

1929-05-17

Raymond Hide, geophysicist

Geophysicist - Deaths
Date Event
1771-02-20

Jean Jacques d'Ortous de Mairan, French geophysicist (b. 1678)

1949-01-10

Erich von Drygalski, German geographer, geophysicist, and polar scientist (b. 1865)

1966-08-10

Felix A Vening Meinesz, geophysicist (black force), dies at 79

1989-10-11

M. King Hubbert, American geophysicist (b. 1904)

1991-06-03

Takeshi Nagata, Japanese geophysicist (b. 1913)

1994-02-04

Jan Veldkamp, Dutch geophysicist/director (KNMI), dies at 84

1995-05-19

Robert S. Dietz, American Geophysicist who proposed a theory of seafloor spreading in 1961, dies at 80

1995-12-05

Stanley K Runcorn, British Geophysicist (reversals of earth's magnetic field), dies at 73

2003-04-11

Cecil Howard Green, British geophysicist and businessman (b. 1900)


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