Menard, Henry W. (Henry William), 1920-1986

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Marine geology professor at Scripps Institution of Oceanography from 1955 until his death. He served on several committees of the National Academy of Sciences relating to environmental issues during the 1970's. A very active field geologist, Menard made over 1,000 aqua-lung dives and participated in 20 oceanographic expeditions. He wrote text books about oceanographic expedtion, the sociology of science, and also wrote popular accounts of marine geology. He was a vociferous and early proponent of plate tectonics. Menard served as director of the United States Geological Survey from 1978 to 1981.

From the description of Papers, 1938-1986 (bulk 1960-1986) (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 154302998

Marine geologist and professor at Scripps Institution of Oceanography, 1955-1986, Menard was an active field geologist and oceanographer who made over 1,000 aqua-lung dives and participated in 20 oceanographic expeditions. He served on committees of the National Academy of Sciences related to environmental issues during the 1970's. He wrote text books on oceanography, the sociology of science, and popular accounts of marine geology. He was an early proponent of plate tectonics. Menard served as director of the U.S. Geological Survey from 1978-1981.

From the description of Papers, 1938-1986, bulk 1960-1986. (University of California, San Diego). WorldCat record id: 26268757

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creatorOf Bascom, Willard N., 1916-. Oceans 1968-A New World [sound recording] : the University of California Centennial Symposium on Oceanography. University of California, San Diego, UC San Diego Library; UCSD Library
referencedIn Scripps Institution of Oceanography. Library. Archives. Northern Holiday, 1951 [motion picture]. University of California, San Diego, UC San Diego Library; UCSD Library
referencedIn Scripps Institution of Oceanography. Henry William Menard Memorial Service Committee. Records, February 27, 1986. University of California, San Diego, UC San Diego Library; UCSD Library
referencedIn Udintsev, G. B. (Gleb Borisovich). Oral history interview with Gleb Udinetisev, 1997, July 30 and August 1. American Institute of Physics, Niels Bohr Library
creatorOf Menard, Henry W. (Henry William), 1920-1986. Memorial service, February 27, 1986 [sound recording]. University of California, San Diego, UC San Diego Library; UCSD Library
creatorOf Jones, Alan Churchill, 1927-. Photographs, 1952-1972. University of California, San Diego, UC San Diego Library; UCSD Library
creatorOf Bullard, Edward Crisp, Sir, 1907-1980. Memorial service, 1980 April 16 [sound recording]. University of California, San Diego, UC San Diego Library; UCSD Library
referencedIn William B. Provine collection of evolutionary biology reprints, 20th century. Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library.
creatorOf Willoughby, David Franklin, 1946-. Photographs, 1973-1990. University of California, San Diego, UC San Diego Library; UCSD Library
creatorOf Revelle, Roger, 1909-1991. Papers, 1929-1991, bulk 1978-1990. University of California, San Diego, UC San Diego Library; UCSD Library
creatorOf Menard, Henry W. (Henry William), 1920-1986. Papers, 1938-1986, bulk 1960-1986. University of California, San Diego, UC San Diego Library; UCSD Library
creatorOf Hamilton, Edwin L. (Edwin Lee), 1914-. Papers, 1933-1995. University of California, San Diego, UC San Diego Library; UCSD Library
creatorOf Downwind Expedition, 1957-1958. Film, 1958 [motion picture]. University of California, San Diego, UC San Diego Library; UCSD Library
referencedIn Wooster, Warren S. (Warren Scriver), 1921-. Photographs, 1960-1989. University of California, San Diego, UC San Diego Library; UCSD Library
referencedIn MidPac Expedition. Slides, 1950. University of California, San Diego, UC San Diego Library; UCSD Library
creatorOf Menard, Henry W. (Henry William), 1920-1986. Papers, 1938-1986 (bulk 1960-1986) American Institute of Physics, Niels Bohr Library
referencedIn Wallace, R. E. (Robert Earl), 1916-2007. Earthquakes, minerals and me with the USGS, 1942-1995: an oral history interview with Robert E. Wallace, 1995. American Institute of Physics, Niels Bohr Library
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associatedWith American Association for the Advancement of Science. corporateBody
associatedWith Atwater, Tanya Maria, 1942- person
associatedWith Atwater, Tanya Marie, 1942- person
associatedWith Buffington, Edward. person
associatedWith Bullard, Edward Crisp, Sir, 1907-1980, person
associatedWith California Institute of Technology corporateBody
associatedWith Dietz, Robert S. (Robert Sinclair), 1914-1995, person
associatedWith Downwind Expedition, 1957-1958. corporateBody
associatedWith Ewing, W. Maurice (William Maurice), 1906-1974, person
associatedWith Geological Survey (U.S.) corporateBody
associatedWith Hamilton, Edwin L. (Edwin Lee), 1914- person
associatedWith Hamilton, Edwin Lee. person
associatedWith Harvard University corporateBody
associatedWith Heezen, Bruce C., person
associatedWith Hess, Harry Hammond, 1906-1969, person
associatedWith Hey, Richard. person
associatedWith Jones, Alan Churchill, 1927- person
associatedWith Jordan, Tom. person
associatedWith McNutt, Marcia Kemper, 1952- person
associatedWith MidPac Expedition. corporateBody
associatedWith National Academy of Sciences (U.S.) corporateBody
associatedWith National Research Council (U.S.) corporateBody
associatedWith Nierenberg, William Aaron, 1919-2000. person
associatedWith Orcutt, John Arthur, 1943- person
correspondedWith Provine, William B. person
associatedWith Revelle, Roger, 1909-1991. person
associatedWith Scripps Institution of Oceanography. corporateBody
associatedWith Scripps Institution of Oceanography. Henry William Menard Memorial Service Committee. corporateBody
associatedWith Scripps Institution of Oceanography. Library. Archives. corporateBody
associatedWith Scripps Institution of Oceanography. Library. Archives. corporateBody
associatedWith Udintsev, G. B. (Gleb Borisovich) person
associatedWith Wallace, R. E. (Robert Earl), 1916-2007. person
associatedWith Wasserburg, Gerald. person
associatedWith Willoughby, David Franklin, 1946- person
associatedWith Wooster, Warren S. (Warren Scriver), 1921- person
Place Name Admin Code Country
California--Santa Barbara
California
Africa
Pacific Ocean
Oceania
Everglades (Fla.)
Pacific Ocean
Subject
Submarine geology--Congresses
Marine sciences
Scientific expeditions
Geology--Study and teaching
Continental drift--Research
Oil spills--History--Sources
Memorial service
Ocean bottom--Publishing
Plate tectonics--History--Sources
Submarine geology--Study and teaching
Petroleum engineers--Congresses
Oil spills
Oil spills--Environmental aspects
Oceanography--Study and teaching--History--Sources
Ocean bottom--Research
Earth sciences--History--Sources
Geologists--Travel
Underwater exploration
Submarine geology--History--Sources
Submarine geology
Plate tectonics--Research
Plate tectonics--Publishing
Oceanography--Research--History--Sources
Volcanology--Research
World War, 1939-1945--Naval operations, American
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Geologists
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Birth 1920-12-10

Death 1986-02-09

Americans

English

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