Lamont Geological Observatory

Title:

Lamont Geological Observatory [LGO]

Location:

Palisades, New York

Description:

Organized as part of Columbia University in 1949, following a gift from the Thomas Lamont family; Maurice "Doc" Ewing its founding director; name changed to Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory (LDEO) in 1969, upon new infusion of funds from Doherty family.

Function:

Scientific/Environmental/Educational

Region:

NA/Mid-Atlantic region

Era:

Maritime Nation To 1950 (1921-1950)

Related Vessels:

Vema, RV

Related People:

Ewing, Maurice

Record ID: 70