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
Origin Information
1997
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
Also In
Time-Based Media
Persistent URL
https://dx.doi.org/10.7916/d8-f9e9-tf81
Related URLs
Available digital content for this interview.