ENV. History of Natural Science and the Environment
Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:
Overview The materials in this collection were collected by the National Snow and Ice Data Center. The NSIDC supports research into the cryosphere, or the earth’s frozen places, by managing and distributing scientific data. The collection includes many of the analog materials archived by the World Data Center and NSIDC on glaciology from a period of 1860 to 2012 and consists of photographs, data sheets, ice charts, maps, reports, and obersvations regarding ice and glaciers from around the world.
Dates: 1860 - 2012
Overview John W. Marr, a professor in the biology department at the University of Colorado 1944-1982, was a major contributor to arctic and alpine ecology, and a primary facilitator of ecological research in alpine tundra in the U.S. He established the Institute of Arctic and Alpine Research (IAAR) at C.U. in 1951, and researched the forest-tundra ecotone in northern Canada. His papers consist of his research materials, photographs, professional papers, oversize maps and correspondence among other...
Dates: 1932 - 2001
Overview The Robert Godfrey collection contains papers, correspondence, films, drafts, course materials, publications and photographs on mountaineering, environmentalism and local political issues. Over his career, 1968 to 1988, Godfrey was a staff member of the Outward Bound Mountain School in Colorado, an adjunct professor at the University of Colorado and a documentary filmmaker.
Dates: 1969 - 1988
Overview This collection contains the papers of internationally celebrated solar astronomer Walter Orr Roberts (1915-1990), a principal figure in many scientific developments in Colorado. Superintendent of the High Altitude Observatory in Climax, Colorado from 1940 to 1957, Roberts was named founding director of the National Center for Atmospheric Research (NCAR) in Boulder, Colorado in 1960. He served as director of NCAR from 1960 to 1968, as well as President and CEO of the University Corporation for...
Dates: 1940 - 1990