Frank Press

Geophysicist and Presidential Science Advisor
1982Winter

Frank Press is an American Geophysicist who authored over 150 scientific papers and co-authored two textbooks about the planet Earth, Earth and Understanding Earth. He was also the co-fonder of the Lamont Geological Observatory in New York. Educated first as an oceanographer under Maurice Ewing at Columbia University, Press received his doctorate studying seismology. He taught at both the California Institute of Technology and at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.

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