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Louis Agassiz

Jean Louis Rodolphe Agassiz was a Swiss-born and European-trained biologist and geologist. His work on natural history in Europe and the Americas was important. His reputation now is less good, because he fought against the theory of evolution, and held wrong ideas about human races. He thought the different human races were of different origins. This idea is called "polygenism". Darwins comment at the end is interesting: ".when the principle of evolution is generally accepted, as it surely will be before long, the dispute between the monogenists and the polygenists will die a silent and u ...


Charles Doolittle Walcott

Charles Doolittle Walcott was an American geologist and invertebrate paleontologist. He became known for his discovery in 1909 of well-preserved fossils in the Burgess Shale of British Columbia, Canada. Walcott became Director of the U.S. Geological Survey 1894–1907, and Secretary of the Smithsonian Institution, 1907–1927. He discovered a number of important fossil sites. At the Walcott Quarry, the lowest earliest of the Burgess Shale deposits, Walcott collected 65.000 specimens between 1910 and 1924. The site dates to the Middle Cambrian, and is in the Canadian Rockies. The Walcott-Rust q ...


ⓘ American geologists

  • Robert Bob Dolan April 5, 1929 April 24, 2016 was an American marine geologist He was a professor of Coastal Geology at the University of Virginia
  • Ursula Bailey Marvin August 20, 1921 February 12, 2018 was an American planetary geologist and author. She worked for the Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory
  • April 28, 1928  July 18, 1997 also known as Gene Shoemaker, was an American geologist He was one of the founders of the field of planetary science. He
  • Representatives for Wyoming from 1969 to 1971. He was also a business person and geologist Wold was born in East Orange, New Jersey. He grew up in Watertown, Connecticut
  • ˈɡiːoʊ GEE - oh September 28, 1807  February 8, 1884 was a Swiss - American geologist and geographer. The guyot was named after him. Guyot was born on September
  • Ruth Anna Marie Schmidt April 22, 1916 March 29, 2014 was an American geologist and paleontologist. She created a United States Geological Survey USGS
  • Mississippian and Pennsylvanian are used in North America because they match the strata there. Geologists from elsewhere mostly use just Carboniferous
  • Scientists that study biology are biologists Scientists that study rocks are geologists Scientists that study plants are botanists Scientists that study minds
  • Center. USGS. She s Looking Out for Us Explorer. American Association of Petroleum Geologists May 2001. Biography for Carolyn S. Shoemaker on IMDb