TITLE

Revelle, Roger

PUB. DATE
January 2009
SOURCE
World Book Science Dataset;1/1/2009, p1
SOURCE TYPE
Encyclopedia
DOC. TYPE
Reference Entry
ABSTRACT
Revelle, Roger (1900-1991), was an American oceanographer, a scientist who studies the ocean. His pioneering work in deep-sea research contributed to plate tectonics, the modern theory that explains the origin of most of the major features of the earth's surface. Revelle also took an early interest in environmental and population-control issues that remain important concerns today.
ACCESSION #
37309374

 

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