Event Summary

Harry Hess and Robert S. Dietz link notion of sea-floor spreading to mantle convection currents

Date

1962

Description

Princeton geologists Harry Hess and Robert S. Dietz separately publish papers on �The History of Ocean Basins� in which they link notion of sea-floor spreading to mantle convection currents

Timeline 1

Oceanography & Marine Sciences, 1492 � to present

Record ID

610