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Oral history interview with Arnold L. Gordon, 1997

Creator: Gordon, Arnold L.
Project: Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory oral history collection.
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Phys. Desc. :Transcript: 106 pages Sound recording: 2 sound cassettes
Location: Columbia Center for Oral History
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Biographical Note


Scope and Contents

Childhood: Brooklyn, New York, son of retail salesman; Hunter College, geology, 1957-1961; Columbia University, doctoral degree, oceanography, 1961-1965; association with Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory [LDEO]: assistant to Georg Wust, physical oceanographer; cruises to Indian Ocean, Antarctic, Carribean, research, physical oceanography; lectures, oceanography, Institutes of Kiel and Hamburg, Germany; chairman, Department of Geological Sciences, LDEO, 1976; reminiscences of colleagues.


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Copyright by the Trustees of Columbia University in the City of New York, 1998

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