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Fifty years of oceanography in the Department of Mineralogy, British Museum

D. R. C. Kempe

Fifty years of oceanography in the Department of Mineralogy, British Museum

by D. R. C. Kempe

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Published by British Museum (Natural History) in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Murray, John, -- Sir, -- 1841-1914.,
  • British Museum (Natural History). -- Dept. of Mineralogy.,
  • Oceanography -- Research -- Great Britain.,
  • Oceanography -- Study and teaching -- Great Britain.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementD.R.C. Kempe & H.A. Buckley.
    SeriesBulletin of the British Museum (Natural History) -- v. 15, no. 2
    ContributionsBuckley, H. A.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQH15 .B73 v.15 no.2, QH70G72 L664 1987
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. 59-97 :
    Number of Pages97
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL21572183M
    ISBN 100565090062

    awarded a Ph.D. in Fritz joined the University of Hawaii that year, first as member of the General Science Department, then in the History Department, and rose through the ranks to become a full Professor in His first book, The Philosophical Naturalists (), broke new ground in showing the complexity of early 19 th century British. Historical instruments in oceanography: Background to the oceanography collection at the Science Museum Paperback – January 1, by Anita McConnell (Author) › Visit Amazon's Anita McConnell Page. Find all the books, read about the author, and more. See search Author: Anita McConnell.

    the Oceanography Department. In , Andrew Carey, Herb Curl, Jim McCauley, Larry Small (all in Biological Oceanography), Kilho Park (Chemical) and Joe Berg (Geophysical) joined the group. At the end of ten years, in , there were thirty-one faculty members and a . René-Just Haüy, French mineralogist and one of the founders of the science of crystallography. After studying theology, Haüy became an abbé and for 21 years served as professor at the Collège de Navarre. In he became professor of mineralogy at the Museum of .

    A guide to the mineral gallery: British Museum (Natural Home / Our science / Science departments and staff / Earth Sciences Department / Mineral and planetary sciences. Museum research is revealing the effects of atomic-scale phenomena on mineral properties. We are investigating the effects of atomic scale phenomena on the properties of minerals.


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