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

By Waldo E. Smith(eds.)

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Published through the yank Geophysical Union as a part of the Geophysical Monograph Series.

This quantity, which all started as a memorial to a pioneering scientist of one other age, has turn 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 realizing of Antarctica. In his earlier actions as leader Scientist for the U.S.-IGY Antarctic software, Harry Wexler served as an inspirational strength via his all?]encompassing clinical curiosity and his nice love for Antarctica. He constantly under pressure the vast view and the interdisciplinary points 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 whole dialogue of the numerous fascinating matters stated during this quantity. Ed Thiel, via his devoted and thorough exploration of Antarctica, has left his stamp not just in this quantity, yet in his many different works within which Antarctica has been unveiled and defined.


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