Antarctic Research: The Matthew Fontaine Maury Memorial by Waldo E. Smith(eds.)

By Waldo E. Smith(eds.)

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Published by means of the yankee Geophysical Union as a part of the Geophysical Monograph Series.

This quantity, which begun as a memorial to a pioneering scientist of one other age, has develop into a memorial additionally to 2 scientists of our personal day, Harry Wexler and Edward C. Thiel, every one of whom has made major contributions to our elevated knowing of Antarctica. In his previous actions as leader Scientist for the U.S.-IGY Antarctic application, Harry Wexler served as an inspirational strength via his all?]encompassing medical curiosity and his nice love for Antarctica. He always under pressure the extensive view and the interdisciplinary facets of this system; this used to be his consultant in organizing the Symposium. As Convener and as Chairman of the periods on meteorology, oceanography, and glaciology, Harry Wexler inspired a whole and entire dialogue of the various attention-grabbing topics mentioned during this quantity. Ed Thiel, via his committed and thorough exploration of Antarctica, has left his stamp not just in this quantity, yet in his many different works during which Antarctica has been unveiled and defined.


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