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Antarctica A History of Science in Antarctica
This exhibit is a historical look at science in Antarctica.
Locations
Crerar Library, 1st Floor
Oct. 18 — Dec. 23, 2004
Subjects
Environmental Science
Ecology & Evolution
Geophysical Sciences
Marie Tharp Marie Tharp: Pioneering Oceanographer
A pioneer in her field, renowned cartographer Marie Tharp created the first scientific maps of the Atlantic Ocean floor with her partner Bruce Heezen. Her observations showed the topography and geographical landscape of the ocean bottom and were crucial to the development of the theories of plate tectonics and continental drift in the earth sciences.
Locations
Crerar Library, 1st Floor
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Subjects
History of Science
Geography
Geophysical Sciences