Records, 1965-1988, bulk 1965-1986.
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Died 2000. From the description of Oral history interview with William Aaron Nierenberg, 1986 February 6 to 30 June. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 79005537 Physicist and oceanographer. Nierenberg received his B.S. from the City College of New York in 1939 and his M.A. and Ph. D. degrees in physics from Columbia in 1942 and 1947. He was a research scientist with the Manhattan Project from 1942 to 1945. He was an instructor in physics at Columbia, 1946-1948, and assistant pro...
As early as 1957 earth scientists discussed the possiblity of drilling a hole through oceanic crust to the Mohorovicic discontinuity. The project became known as the Mohole Project and was supported by the National Science Foundation. The first hole was drilled in 1961. The Mohole Project was terminated in 1966. In 1964, a consortium of oceanographic institutions, the Joint Oceanographic Institutions Deep Earth Sampling (JOIDES) was formed, and in 1965 the group submitted a proposal to NSF to dr...