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Oral history interview with George Sutton, 1997

Creator: Sutton, George H., 1927-
Project: Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory oral history collection.
(see all project interviews)
Phys. Desc. :Transcript: 142 pages Sound recording: 5 sound cassettes
Location: Columbia Center for Oral History
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Biographical Note

Geophysicist.

Scope and Contents

Childhood: born Chester, New Jersey, son of grocer; Muhlenberg College: B.S., physics, 1944-1950; Merchant Marines, 1945-1947; association with Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory [LDEO]: participation in International Geophysical Year program, seismological research aboard Vema, Caryn in Africa, Strait of Gibralter, Bermuda; research in Belgium; Columbia University: M.S., PhD., geophysics, 1957; formation of Alpine Geophysical Association; seismological research for National Aeronautics and Space Administration [NASA]L Apollo II, Viking I, Surveyor missions; professor, geology and seismology, Columbia University, University of Hawaii; seismological work for Rondout Associates, 1981; 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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