Oral history interview with Alberto Lonardi 1997

Oral history interview with Alberto Lonardi 1997

 

Name:
Lonardi, Alberto G., 1930- (Interviewee); Doel, Ronald (Interviewer)
Title:
Oral history interview with Alberto Lonardi 1997
Abstract:
Childhood: born Buenos Aires, Argentina, son of naval officer, early education at Naval Academy; University of Buenos Aires: telecommunications engineering, 1954-1958; service in Argentine Naval Forces: engineer of Electronic Bureau, commander of small naval reserve ship, 1958-1961; Columbia University: PhD., geophysics, 1961-1965; association with Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory [LDEO]: repair of Vema ships, geophysical research at sea, Puerto Rico trench, development of continental drift theory, publication of Physics and Chemistry of the Earth; move to Bahia Blanca, Argentina: development of new oceanographic institutes, 1969-1976; status of oceanography as field of study; environmental consciousness in Argentina, LDEO; conditions of voyages aboard LDEO vessels; reminiscences of colleagues.
Collection Name:
Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory oral history collection
Subjects:
Lonardi, Alberto G., 1930-; Columbia University; Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory
Format:
oral histories; sound recordings
Genre:
Interviews
Date:
1997
Note (Biographical):
Oceanographer.
Note:
Interviewed by Ronald Doel on August 27, 1997.
Note (Provenance):
Alberto Lonardi, Gift 1998
Language:
English
Library Location:
Columbia Center for Oral History, Columbia University
Browse Location’s Digital Content
Catalog Record:
13573609
Digital Project:
Time Based Media
Persistent URL:
https://dx.doi.org/10.7916/d8-f9e9-tf81