Tharp is able to go on an Eastward cruise. Describes the ship, conditions on board, and the science performed.
Discusses issues involved with mapping the ocean floors. Describes scientists’ disbelief of the rift valley. Who used the maps.
Discusses her childhood and Tharp family history; her work in seismology and cartography with Lamont Doherty Observatory, National Geographic, and
Family background and upbringing in western Canada, Denmark, and United States; early interest in going to sea; recollections of high school and su
Family background and childhood in Fingerlakes, New York region; recollections of religious influences on family; recollections of undergraduate tr
Childhood and youth in Buenos Aires, Argentina; impressions of importance of the Antarctic to Argentina, Antarctic scientific research, geopolitics
Discusses his childhood in Brooklyn; graduate work at Colunbia; Georg Wust's influence as visiting professor at Lamont and the influence of the Ger
In this interview, Klaus Hasselmann discusses topics such as: his family background and how he became interested in physics; getting his PhD from t