Titel: Solar History
Autoren/Herausgeber: Claudio Vita-Finzi
Aus der Reihe: SpringerBriefs in Astronomy
Format: 23,5 x 15,5 cm
Gewicht: 171 g
Claudio Vita-Finzi was educated in Argentina and the UK, where he obtained his MA, PhD and ScD at Cambridge University. He was a Research Fellow at St John’s College, Cambridge, 1961-4, and was then Lecturer, Reader, and Professor (personal Chair in Neotectonics) in Geography, then in Geological Sciences, at University College London 1964-2001, and he has been a Scientific Associate in the Dept. of Mineralogy of the Natural History Museum, London, since 2001. He was awarded the Paul Fourmarier Medal by the Geological Society of Liege, Belgium, in 1992 and the G K Warren Prize of the US Academy of Sciences in 1994. He was elected to the American Philosophical Society in 1997. He has published over 140 papers on geology, geomorphology and planetary science and 7 single-author books of which the latest was The Sun, a User’s Manual (Springer, 2008).