Oral history interview with Marcus G. Langseth 1996

 

Name
Langseth, Marcus G (Interviewee)
Doel, Ronald (Interviewer)
Title
Oral history interview with Marcus G. Langseth 1996
Abstract
Childhood: born Lebanon, New Jersey, son of civil engineer, early education in Tennessee, New York; Waynesburg College: B. S., geology, 1950-1954; Columbia University: M. S., geology, 1954-1956, PH.D., geology, 1965; association with Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory [LDEO]: seismological research at sea aboard Vema as chief scientist, collaboration with Spanish geophysicists, development of seismological instrumentation, publication of papers on sea-floor spreading, funding and voyages of LDEO sea-going vessels; National Aeronautics and Space Administration [NASA]: heat flow research for Apollo missions, recovery of Apollo 13; reminiscences of colleagues.
Collection Name
Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory oral history collection
Subjects
Langseth, Marcus G; Columbia University; Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory; Vema (Ship); United States. National Aeronautics and Space Administration
Format
oral histories; sound recordings
Genre
Interviews
Date
1996
Note (Biographical)
Geologist.
Note
Interviewed by Ronald Doel on December 13 and December 21, 1995, and June 3 and December 19, 1996.
Note (Provenance)
Marcus G. Langseth, Gift 1998
Language
English
Library Location
Columbia Center for Oral History, Columbia University
Browse Location’s Digital Content
Catalog Record
13573589
Also In
Oral History Archives at Columbia
Time-Based Media
Time-Based Media
Persistent URL
https://dx.doi.org/10.7916/d8-s9ea-r119
Related URLs
Available digital content for this interview.