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Marie Tharp

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Presented by:
Cheyenne Acree, Nicolle Bernard and Sara Flint
Emporia State University, GO 521 History of Geology Marie Tharp Google Maps Education Early Life Childhood Timeline Video Contributions Collections Additional Resources: Later Life University http://www.nytimes.com/2006/12/31/magazine/31Tharp.t.html?pagewanted=all&_r=0 http://www.codex99.com/cartography/images/berann/atlantic_lg.jpg Pioneering Geologist & Cartographer http://c250.columbia.edu/c250_celebrates/remarkable_columbians/marie_tharp.html http://www.loc.gov/item/2006629258 Ohio University in 1943 with bachelor's degrees in English and music and four additional minors Master's degree in geology from the University of Michigan Degree in mathematics from the University of Tulsa while working as a geologist for the Stanolind Oil company http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Marie_Tharp http://www.huffingtonpost.com/hali-felt/marie-tharp-map-ocean_b_1826410.html?ncid=edlinkusaolp00000009 http://1.usa.gov/10IfTth http://neptunesneedle.wikischolars.columbia.edu/Vema,+RV The Vema Sailing Ship http://video.on.nytimes.com/video/2006/12/28/magazine/1194817114284/marie-tharp--b-1920.html?smid=pl-share New York Times Video http://courses.washington.edu/ocean200/Readings/Tharp.pdf "Marie's research led to a revolutionary discovery: there was a rift valley running down the center of the Atlantic Ocean." http://www.huffingtonpost.com/hali-felt/marie-tharp-map-ocean_b_1826410.html?ncid=edlinkusaolp00000009 - Hali Felt, Author, Soundings: The Story of the Remarkable Woman Who Mapped the Ocean Floor "Three-masted schooner of the Lamont Geological Observatory (now the Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory [LDEO]), a research unit of Columbia University. The 202 ft (62 m). vessel, with her almost indestructible Swedish steel hull, became renowned as one of the world’s most productive oceanographic research vessels. The ship had been first sailed for pleasure under the name Hussar, and after its career as a research vessel entered a new career as the cruising yacht Mandalay." http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/RV_Vema Marie Tharp Maps, LLC: Maps of the Ocean Floor, updated 2009. http://www.marietharp.com/wordpress/[retrieved 4 April 2013]. http://lifeinlegacy.com/display.php?weekof=2006-08-26#P4053 Interview of Marie Tharp, Niels Bohr Library & Archives, American Institute of Physics,College Park, MD USA Interview of Marie Tharp, Niels Bohr Library & Archives, American Institute of Physics,College Park, MD USA Interview of Marie Tharp, Niels Bohr Library & Archives, American Institute of Physics,College Park, MD USA Interview of Marie Tharp, Niels Bohr Library & Archives, American Institute of Physics,College Park, MD USA http://www.ohio.edu/ohiotoday/upload/OT09-Think.pdf flickr pic here ? http://www.flickr.com/photos/marietharpmaps/with/537479651/#photo_537479651 Photos from: Marie's "Skull Collection" Marie's Art Collection Marie's Map Collection A Collection of Marie's Publicatons "[Marie was] one of the greatest cartographers in our business of marine geophysics that ever lived"

- Dr. Michael Purdy, Dir. Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory
http://www.nytimes.com/2006/12/31/magazine/31Tharp.t.html?pagewanted=all&_r=0 She was "ecclectic"and a "nonconformist"
- Dr. William Ryan, Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory
Colleague and Research Scientist http://www.nytimes.com/2006/12/31/magazine/31Tharp.t.html?pagewanted=all&_r=0 Marie "conjured fabulous images"of the ocean floor through her work...
- Dr. Michael Purdy, Dir. Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory http://www.nytimes.com/2006/12/31/magazine/31Tharp.t.html?pagewanted=all&_r=0 On August 23, 2006 Tharp died of cancer in Nyack, New York April 2013
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