Hubbert, M. King (Marion King), 1903-

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Dates:
Birth 1903-10-05
Death 1989-10-18
English

Biographical notes:

Marion King Hubbert (1903-1989) was born in central Texas and studied geology and physics at the University of Chicago. He received a Ph.D. from that institution in 1937. He taught geology and geophysics at Columbia University for ten years beginning in 1931. He served as senior analyst of world mineral resources on the Board of Economic Warfare during World War II. From 1943 to 1964 he worked for Shell Oil in Houston. After leaving Shell he became research geophysicist with the U.S. Geological Survey. He continued to teach, as a visiting professor, at various times at Stanford University and at the University of California, Berkeley. He was also a prolific author of scientific articles.

From the guide to the M. King Hubbert papers, 1847-1990, (University of Wyoming. American Heritage Center.)

Marion King Hubbert (1903-1989) was born in Texas and received a Ph. D. in geology from the University of Chicago in 1937. After teaching at Columbia University until 1941, he served as senior analyst of world mineral resources on the Board of Economic Warfare during World War II. From 1943-1964 he worked for Shell Oil in Houston as a geophysicist and later served in the same capacity with the U.S. Geological Survey. He continued to teach as a visiting professor with Stanford and the University of California, Berkeley.

From the description of M. King Hubbert papers, 1847-1990. (University of Wyoming, American Heritage Center). WorldCat record id: 46837500

Born in central Texas in 1903; studied geology and physics at the University of Chicago, receiving a Ph.D. there in 1937. Taught geology and geophysics at Columbia University for ten years beginning in 1931. He served as senior analyst of world mineral resources on the Board of Economic Warfare during World War II. From 1943 to 1964 he worked for Shell Oil in Houston. After leaving Shell he became research geophysicist with the U.S. Geological Survey. he continued to teach, as a visiting professor, at various times at Stanford University and at the University of California, Berkeley. he was also a prolific author of scientific articles.

From the description of Papers, 1847-1990. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 154306120

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Subjects:

  • Geophysics--Research
  • Geology--Study and teaching (Higher)
  • Faults (Geology)--Research
  • Geology--Research
  • Geophysics--Study and teaching (Higher)
  • Natural gas reserves
  • Research, Industrial--Social aspects
  • Geophysics--Study and teaching
  • Groundwater flow
  • Natural resources--Forecasting
  • Petroleum reserves
  • Strengthening mechanisms in solids--Research

Occupations:

  • Geophysicists
  • Geologists

Places:

  • United States (as recorded)