Maria Matilda Ogilvie Gordon (1864-1939): A Scottish researcher in the Alps

Hdl Handle:
http://hdl.handle.net/10034/71754
Title:
Maria Matilda Ogilvie Gordon (1864-1939): A Scottish researcher in the Alps
Authors:
Wachtler, M.; Burek, Cynthia V.
Abstract:
Maria Ogilvie Gordon was one of the most proilfic researchers ofthe late nineteenth century. Born and bred in Scotland she was the first women to obtain a D.Sc from the University of London and a Ph.D from Munich University. Much of her research was in the Tyrol in the high Alps between Austria and Italy. By 1900 she had published over 19 papers, many of them in German. However it was not until later in life that she received recognition for her work. This book chapter explores her background, context, and the work she undertook and the contribution she made to the advancement of structural geology and palaeontology in the Alps.
Affiliation:
University of Chester (Burek)
Publisher:
The Geological Society of London
Journal:
In C.V. Burek & B. Higgs (Eds.), The role of women in the history of geology (pp. 305--317). London: The Geological Society of London, 2007
Publication Date:
2007
URI:
http://hdl.handle.net/10034/71754
DOI:
10.1144/SP281.20
Additional Links:
http://www.geolsoc.org.uk/index.html
Type:
Book chapter
Language:
en
Description:
This book chapter is not available through ChesterRep.
Series/Report no.:
Geological Society of London special publication; 281
ISSN:
9781862392274
Appears in Collections:
Biological Sciences

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DC FieldValue Language
dc.contributor.authorWachtler, M.en
dc.contributor.authorBurek, Cynthia V.en
dc.date.accessioned2009-06-26T17:42:14Zen
dc.date.available2009-06-26T17:42:14Zen
dc.date.issued2007en
dc.identifier.issn9781862392274en
dc.identifier.doi10.1144/SP281.20en
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10034/71754en
dc.descriptionThis book chapter is not available through ChesterRep.en
dc.description.abstractMaria Ogilvie Gordon was one of the most proilfic researchers ofthe late nineteenth century. Born and bred in Scotland she was the first women to obtain a D.Sc from the University of London and a Ph.D from Munich University. Much of her research was in the Tyrol in the high Alps between Austria and Italy. By 1900 she had published over 19 papers, many of them in German. However it was not until later in life that she received recognition for her work. This book chapter explores her background, context, and the work she undertook and the contribution she made to the advancement of structural geology and palaeontology in the Alps.en
dc.language.isoenen
dc.publisherThe Geological Society of Londonen
dc.relation.ispartofseriesGeological Society of London special publicationen
dc.relation.ispartofseries281en
dc.relation.urlhttp://www.geolsoc.org.uk/index.htmlen
dc.subjectMaria Matilda Ogilvie Gordonen
dc.titleMaria Matilda Ogilvie Gordon (1864-1939): A Scottish researcher in the Alpsen
dc.typeBook chapteren
dc.contributor.departmentUniversity of Chester (Burek)en
dc.identifier.journalIn C.V. Burek & B. Higgs (Eds.), The role of women in the history of geology (pp. 305--317). London: The Geological Society of London, 2007en
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