Geophysics

Interviewed by: 
Lynn Visson
Interview date: 
Thursday, 31 July 1997

Family background and early education; military service (1941-1945); Moscow University (1940-1941, 1946-1949); Moscow University graduate school (1

Interviewed by: 
Lynn Visson
Interview date: 
Wednesday, 30 July 1997

Family background and early education; military service (1941-1945); Moscow University (1940-1941, 1946-1949); Moscow University graduate school (1

Interviewed by: 
Ronald Doel
Interview date: 
Thursday, 14 December 1995
Location: 
South Nyack, New York

Discusses the move from Schermerhorn Hall at Columbia University to the Lamont Estate in Palisades, New York.

Interviewed by: 
Ronald Doel
Interview date: 
Wednesday, 18 December 1996
Location: 
South Nyack, New York

Explains why she and Bruce Heezen regarded seismologists as latecomers in turning their attention to continental drift.

Interviewed by: 
Tanya Levin
Interview date: 
Saturday, 24 May 1997
Location: 
South Nyack, New York

Tharp is able to go on an Eastward cruise. Describes the ship, conditions on board, and the science performed.

Interviewed by: 
Tanya Levin
Interview date: 
Saturday, 28 June 1997
Location: 
South Nyack, New York

Discusses issues involved with mapping the ocean floors. Describes scientists’ disbelief of the rift valley. Who used the maps.

Interviewed by: 
Tanya Levin and Mike Sfraga
Interview date: 
Friday, 27 June 1997
Location: 
Palisades, New York

Family background and early education; effects of World War II; University of Tokyo (1950- 1953); Columbia University (1953-1957); Lamont Doherty E

Interviewed by: 
Ron Doel
Interview date: 
Tuesday, 23 December 1997
Location: 
Palisades, New York

Family background and early education; effects of World War II; University of Tokyo (1950- 1953); Columbia University (1953-1957); Lamont Doherty E

Interviewed by: 
Richard Hirsh
Interview date: 
Tuesday, 27 July 1976
Location: 
Center for History of Physics, New York, New York

Topics discussed include: research with x-rays and the moon; American Science and Engineering, Inc. (A.S.

Interviewed by: 
Ronald Doel
Interview date: 
Wednesday, 30 July 1997
Location: 
Falmouth, Massachusetts

Work at the Lamont Geological Observatory (1945-1955), continental shelf, ocean crust, continental drift; UNESCO appointment to install seismograph

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