Maurice Ewing
geophysicist and oceanographer
Maurice Ewing
William Maurice "Doc" Ewing was an American geophysicist and oceanographer.
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Union County eyes shifting its tax base - Charlotte Observer
Google News - over 5 years
The partnership itself is in flux, as its president and chief executive officer, Maurice Ewing, announced last week he is retiring as of Feb. 15. Ewing had led the partnership since June 2004. One of the group's most ambitious projects,
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Union economic development chief retiring - Charlotte Observer
Google News - over 5 years
Maurice Ewing, the head of Union County's economic development arm, announced today he is retiring as of Feb. 15. Ewing has been the Union County Partnership for Progress CEO and president since June 2004. He previously ran Cabarrus
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ACS honors Los Angeles general surgeon with 2011 Jacobson Innovation Award - News-Medical.net
Google News - over 5 years
Maurice Ewing at the University of Melbourne. While at the university, he started his studies on recovery of retained biliary duct stones, as well as biliary endoscopy, and imaging in operative cholangiography. His work in endoscopy started in
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How to Reverse-Engineer Criticism - BusinessWeek
Google News - over 5 years
Take Wal-Mart, for example By Maurice Ewing Good companies always strive to be better and a potentially useful way to catalyze such improvement is to consider how analyst and public criticism might be used to institute corporate change
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美国普林斯顿大学Fran?ois Morel教授访问城环所(组图) - 搜狐
Google News - almost 6 years
Fran?ois MM Morel教授为美国科学院院士,普林斯顿大学杰出教授,曾获得地球化学协会CC Patterson 奖章,美国Guggenheim基金学者,美国地球物理联合会Maurice Ewing奖章,欧洲地球化学协会Urey奖章等多项殊荣。Morel教
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Rolling in the deep - The Independent News
Google News - almost 6 years
American geologists Bruce Heezen and Maurice Ewing weren't quite so convinced. If all the cables had failed at the time of the earthquake, the hypothesis would have been acceptable, but why did only some lines snap? And why was there then a systematic
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Grandes personajes de la ciencia: Alfred Wegener (Continentes en movimiento) - TeldeActualidad.com
Google News - almost 6 years
El material fundido ascendía desde el interior de la Tierra a través de las hendiduras oceánicas descubiertas algunos años antes por William Maurice Ewing, presionando a las rocas contiguas en el lecho marino y forzando la separación de los
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Bypass delays concern business leaders - Charlotte Observer
Google News - almost 6 years
In fact, the park in its current form would not work without the bypass, said Maurice Ewing, head of Union County Partnership for Progress, the county's economic development arm. "This highway is absolutely critical to the economic well-being of Union
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J. Lamar Worzel, Expert on Ocean's Depths, Dies at 89
NYTimes - about 8 years
J. Lamar Worzel, an ocean geophysicist and a designer of jury-rigged devices that gave an early view of the peaks and troughs of the deep sea and revealed the way sound flows below the waves, died Dec. 26 at his home in Wilmington, N.C. He was 89. The cause was a heart attack, his daughter, Sandra Browne, said. Over a 40-year career, Dr. Worzel
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Marie Tharp, Oceanographic Cartographer, Dies at 86
NYTimes - over 10 years
Marie Tharp, an oceanographic cartographer whose work in the 1950's, 60's and 70's helped throw into relief -- literally -- the largely uncharted landscape of the world's ocean floor, died on Wednesday in Nyack, N.Y. She was 86 and a resident of South Nyack. The cause was cancer, according to the Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory of Columbia
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Gerard C. Bond, 65, Geologist Who Studied Climate Change
NYTimes - over 11 years
Gerard C. Bond, a marine geologist at Columbia University who conducted novel studies of earth's climate changes by interpreting sediments taken from beneath the seafloor, died last Wednesday at Calvary Hospital in the Bronx. He was 65 and lived in Pearl River, N.Y. The cause was carcinoid cancer, his family said. Dr. Bond had conducted his
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Pirate Militias From Somalia Spill Into the Gulf of Aden
NYTimes - over 15 years
Somalia's political instability has spilled into the surrounding seas, where armed militias have been terrorizing ships in the waters off the Horn of Africa. A research vessel operated by Columbia University that was monitoring ocean currents narrowly escaped capture this month. The crew of a fishing vessel has been held hostage since early August.
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Marcus Langseth, 64, Geologist Who Studied Earth's Heat Flow
NYTimes - about 20 years
Marcus Gerhardt Langseth, a pioneering earth scientist at Columbia University's Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory for 40 years, died on Saturday at his home in Palisades, N.Y. He was 64. The cause was lung cancer, said his wife, Lillian Langseth. In the late 1950's and early 1960's, Mr. Langseth, working with Robert Gerard and Maurice Ewing,
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Wreckage in the Desert Was Odd but Not Alien
NYTimes - over 22 years
A mysterious 1947 crash in the New Mexico desert that became legendary among flying-saucer fans and cover-up theorists turns out to have involved something nearly as strange as an alien spaceship. The wreckage, quickly whisked away by the Air Force, was part of an airborne system for atomic-age spying that was invented by a leading geophysicist and
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Allyn Vine, 79, Dies; Proponent of Submersibles
NYTimes - about 23 years
Allyn C. Vine, an oceanographer who was a leader in developing manned submersible vessels to explore the deep sea, died on Tuesday at his home in Woods Hole, Mass. He was 79. The cause was heart failure, said Shelley Lauzon, a spokeswoman at the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution. Mr. Vine was a physicist, physical oceanographer and senior
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CHRONICLE
NYTimes - about 24 years
Dr. WALTER H. MUNK, a geophysicist whose research has led to new understanding of the oceans, waves and tides and the rotation of the earth, will receive the Vetlesen Prize at Columbia University tomorrow evening. The $50,000 award, which has been called the Nobel Prize of earth sciences, was last given in 1987. It is awarded by the trustees of
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COLUMBIA RECEIVES $1 MILLION IN GIFTS
NYTimes - about 32 years
Donations totaling $1 million to Columbia University's School of Engineering and Applied Sciences will be used to establish a professorship in geophysics, the university has announced. The Maurice Ewing and J. Lamar Worzel Professorship, named for two scientists who conducted research at Columbia, was created by a $500,000 gift from the Palisades
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    LATE_ADULTHOOD
  • 1974
    Age 67
    Died in 1974.
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  • 1972
    Age 65
    In 1972 he joined the University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston, and was named the head of the Division of Earth and Planetary Sciences of the Marine Biomedical Institute.
    More Details Hide Details During his career he published over 340 scientific papers. He served as president of the American Geophysical Union and the Seismological Society of America. He led over 50 oceanic expeditions. He made many contributions to oceanography, including the discovery of the SOFAR Channel, the invention of the sofar bomb, and did much work fundamental on plate tectonics. He was the chief scientist on board the Glomar Challenger. He came up with the idea behind Project Mogul.
  • FIFTIES
  • 1965
    Age 58
    He divorced a second time, and married Harriet Greene Bassett in 1965.
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  • 1959
    Age 52
    In 1959 he was named the Higgins Professor of Geology at Columbia.
    More Details Hide Details Dr. Ewing (often simply called 'Doc' by those who worked with him) was the founder (established in 1949) and first director of Lamont Geological Observatory (now known as Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory (LDEO) in Palisades, New York) where he worked with J. Lamar Worzel (gravity specialist), Dr. Frank Press (seismologist), Jack Nafe, and Jack Oliver. The former LDEO research vessel R/V Maurice Ewing was named in his honor.
  • FORTIES
  • 1947
    Age 40
    He moved to Columbia University, becoming a professor of geology in 1947.
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  • TWENTIES
  • 1928
    Age 21
    In 1928 he was married to Avarilla Hildenbrand, and the couple had a son.
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  • 1927
    Age 20
    He completing his graduate studies at the same institution, earning an M.A. in 1927 and being awarded his Ph.D. in 1931.
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  • TEENAGE
  • 1926
    Age 19
    He was born in Lockney, Texas, where he was the eldest child of a large farm family. He won a scholarship to attend Rice University, earning a B.A. with honors in 1926.
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  • CHILDHOOD
  • 1906
    Born
    Born in 1906.
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