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E.G. Nisbet/C.M.R. Fowler fonds

Media Type: 
Multiple media
Call Number / Archival Reference Number: 
MG 103
STEM Field: 
Geology
Description: 
This fonds contains correspondence, minutes, reports, articles, drafts, notes, and clippings pertaining to the academic and personal lives of Nisbet and Fowler, and the research and findings of their colleagues in the international geological community. Specific topics include komatiities, plate tectonics, global warming, Third World debt, science education in Canada, Zimbabwe, Archaean geology, origin of life, and the environment.
Biography/Administrative History: 
Christine Mary Rutherford Fowler is the third generation in a family of scientists of extraordinarily high international reputation. Her main areas of research include seismic refraction, thermal models, sedimentary basins and continental crust. She is co-author with E.G. Nisbet on several papers: her latest book, 'The Solid Earth', quickly became the standard text in geophysics, and is used at MIT and CalTech, etc.
Date(s): 
1969-1992
Extent: 
4.4 m of textual records and machine readable records
Province: 
SK
Hosting Institution: 
University of Saskatchewan
Collection Contact: 
ua.sc@usask.ca
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