Event Summary

Maurice Ewing oversees the opening of Columbia University�s Lamont Geological Observatory

Date

1949

Description

Maurice Ewing oversees the opening of Columbia University�s Lamont Geological Observatory in Palisades, New Jersey; soon competing with Scripps and Woods Hole as the leading American oceanographic research center

Timeline 1

Oceanography & Marine Sciences, 1492 � to present

Record ID

605