Oral history interview with Gordon Jacoby 1996

 

Name
Jacoby, Gordon (Interviewee)
Doel, Ronald (Interviewer)
Title
Oral history interview with Gordon Jacoby 1996
Abstract
Childhood: born Fitchburg, Massachusetts, son of civil engineer, early education in northern New Jersey; short-term enrollment at Vanderbilt University, 1952; service in Marine Corps, 1953-1956; return to Vanderbilt University, 1956-1958; Massachusetts Institute of Technology: mechanical engineering, 1958-1960; Columbia University [CU]: B.S., geology, 1960-1962; CU, University of Arizona: Ph.D., hy drology; Dartmouth University: visiting professorship, meteorology; tree ring analysis: research in Alaska, Los Angleles, Colorado River Basin, Arizona, 1972-1975; association with Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory [LDEO]: research on tree rings, water and energy, research at sea; controversy between paleohydrology and stochastic schools of thought: gradual acceptance of tree ring theory; development of tree ring instrumentation, facilities at LDEO; reminiscences of colleagues.
Collection Name
Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory oral history collection
Subjects
Tree-rings; Dendrochronology; Jacoby, Gordon; Columbia University; Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory
Format
oral histories; sound recordings
Genre
Interviews
Origin Information
1996
Date
1996
Note (Biographical)
Paleohydrologist.
Note
Interviewed by Ronald Doel on March 12, 1996.
Note (Provenance)
Gordon Jacoby, Gift 1998
Language
English
Library Location
Columbia Center for Oral History, Columbia University
Browse Location’s Digital Content
Catalog Record
13572969
Also In
Time-Based Media
Persistent URL
https://dx.doi.org/10.7916/d8-1hda-fe17
Related URLs
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