2007 GSA Denver Annual Meeting (28–31 October 2007)
Session No. 141 Tuesday, 30 October 2007
8:00 AM-12:00 PM, Colorado Convention Center: 702

T147. Exemplars and Exceptions: Using Individual and Group Biography to Understand Critical Issues in the History of Geology (GSA History and Philosophy of Geology Division; GSA Geology and Society Division; History of Earth Sciences Society)

Julie R. Newell and Stephen M. Rowland, Presiding
 Paper #Start Time
 8:00 AM Introductory Remarks
141-18:05 AM EXPLORING EARLY GEOLOGY'S DEVELOPMENT THROUGH BIOGRAPHY: THE CASE OF FRANCE IN THE LATE 18TH CENTURY: TAYLOR, Kenneth L., History of Science, University of Oklahoma, 601 Elm Street, Room 625, Norman, OK 73019, ktaylor@ou.edu
 8:25 AM Discussion
141-28:35 AM RICHARD KIRWAN (1733-1812): GEOLOGICAL GADFLY: NEWCOMB, Sally, retired, 13120 Two Farm Drive, Silver Spring, MD MD 20904, senewcomb@earthlink.net
141-38:50 AM EDWARD HITCHCOCK AS EXEMPLAR AND EXCEPTION IN THE RECEPTION OF THE GLACIAL THEORY: MARCHÉ, Jordan D. II, Physical Sciences, Kutztown University, P.O. Box 730, Kutztown, PA 19530, marche@kutztown.edu
141-49:05 AM MICHAEL TUOMEY AS EXEMPLAR AND EXCEPTION: CAREER PATTERNS AMONG ANTEBELLUM AMERICAN GEOLOGISTS: NEWELL, Julie, Social and International Studies, Southern Polytechnic State University, 1100 S. Marietta Parkway, Marietta, GA 30060, jnewell@spsu.edu
141-59:20 AM MURCHISON IN POLAND: AN EXAMPLE OF 19TH CENTURY FIELDWORK METHODOLOGY: DIEMER, John A., Department of Geography and Earth Sciences, University of North Carolina at Charlotte, 9201 University City Blvd, Charlotte, NC 28223, jadiemer@uncc.edu and KRZYWIEC, Piotr, Polish Geological Institute, ul. Rakowiecka 4, Warsaw, 00-975, Poland
141-69:35 AM MAKING IT PAY: THE STRANGE (?) CAREER OF DAVID T. ANSTED: VAN RIPER, A. Bowdoin, Department of Social and International Studies, Southern Polytechnic State University, 1100 South Marietta Parkway, Marietta, GA 30060, bvanriper@bellsouth.net
 9:50 AM Break
141-710:05 AM THE DEVELOPMENT OF FRANK TAYLOR'S GEOLOGICAL THEORIES AS ILLUSTRATED FROM HIS LETTERS -- AN EXAMPLE OF BIOGRAPHY AND CRITICAL ISSUES: BACLAWSKI, Diane K., Division of Science & Math Ed, Michigan State University, 102 North Kedzie Lab, East Lansing, MI 48824-1031, baclaws2@msu.edu
141-810:20 AM RELIGIOUS ASSUMPTIONS IN LORD KELVIN'S ESTIMATES OF THE EARTH'S AGE: WILSON, Leonard G., Saint Paul, MN 55105, wilso004@umn.edu
141-910:35 AM THE LEGACY OF ARTHUR LAKES: SIMMONS, Beth, Earth & Atmospheric Sciences, Metropolitan State College of Denver, P.O. Box 173362, CB 22, Denver, CO 80217-3362, simmonse@mscd.edu and HONDA, Katherine, A.M. Bailey Library, Denver Museum of Nature & Science, 2001 Colorado Blvd, Denver, CO 80205-5798
141-1010:50 AM THE CAREER OF JAMES E. THURSTON AND THE EXTINCTION OF THE PROFESSIONAL FIELD COLLECTOR IN NORTH AMERICAN VERTEBRATE PALEONTOLOGY: ROWLAND, Stephen M., Department of Geoscience, University of Nevada Las Vegas, Box 454010, Las Vegas, NV 89154-4010, steve.rowland@unlv.edu and TANKE, Darren, Royal Tyrrell Museum of Paleontology, Drumheller, AB T0J 0Y0, Canada
 11:05 AM Break
141-1111:15 AM IRISH GEOLOGISTS AND ENGINEERS IN NINETEENTH CENTURY INDIA: INTERTWINED PROFESSIONAL AND PERSONAL LIVES: WYSE JACKSON, Patrick N., Department of Geology, Trinity College, Dublin, 2 Ireland, wysjcknp@tcd.ie
141-1211:30 AM GEOLOGY AND GEOLOGISTS AT THE CALIFORNIA ACADEMY OF SCIENCES, 1853-1906: A COLLECTIVE BIOGRAPHY: LEVITON, Alan E.1, ALDRICH, Michele L.2, and WILLIAMS, Gary C.1, (1) California Academy of Sciences, 875 Howard Street, San Francisco, CA 94103, aleviton@catalacemy.org, (2) California Academy of Sciences, 24 Elm Street, Hatfield, MA 01038
141-1311:45 AM THE 100TH ANNIVERSARY OF THE ASSOCIATION OF AMERICAN STATE GEOLOGISTS: 1908-2008: COBB, James C., Kentucky Geological Survey, 228 MMRB, University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY 40506-0107, cobb@uky.edu

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