Oral history interview with Dennis E. Hayes 1997

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, development 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
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
Digital Project:
Time Based Media
Persistent URL:
https://dx.doi.org/10.7916/d8-qfwk-hx76