Oral history interview with Dennis E. Hayes 1997

 

Name
Hayes, Dennis E (Interviewee)
Doel, Ronald (Interviewer)
Levin, Tanya (Interviewer)
Title
Oral history interview with Dennis E. Hayes 1997
Abstract
Childhood: born St. Joseph, Missouri, working class background, early education in Denver, rural Kansas; University of Kansas: B.S., geophysics, receipt of Summerfield Scholarship, 1956-1960; Columbia University: M.S., geophysics, 1961; association with Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory [LDEO]: Ph.D., marine geology, 1966, collaboration with international geophysicists on oceanographic research, dev elopment of plate tectonics, continental drift theories; voyages at sea: chief scientist aboard Vema 21, 1965, head of geophysical program aboard Eltanin, 1967; development of international programs at LDEO; involvement in global projects for better data synthesis; LDEO administration: role as associate director of LDEO, changes in leadership, independence from Columbia, acquisition of new ocean-going vessels; role in conception, administration of Earth Instititute; Columbia University: geology department chairman, 1989-1994, Executive Committee of Faculty Arts and Sciences, vice-chairman, chairman; reminiscences of colleagues.
Collection Name
Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory oral history collection
Subjects
Oceanographic research ships; Hayes, Dennis E; Columbia University; Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory; Vema (Ship)
Format
oral histories; sound recordings
Genre
Interviews
Origin Information
1997
Date
1997
Note (Biographical)
Marine geophysicist.
Note
Interviewed by Ronald Doel and Tanya Levin (session #3) on December 22 and December 29, 1995, and June 26, September 24, and December 23, 1997.
Note (Provenance)
Dennis E. Hayes, Gift 1999
Language
English
Library Location
Columbia Center for Oral History, Columbia University
Browse Location’s Digital Content
Catalog Record
13572918
Also In
Time-Based Media
Persistent URL
https://dx.doi.org/10.7916/d8-qfwk-hx76
Related URLs
Available digital content for this interview.