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dc.contributor.authorWachtler, M.*
dc.contributor.authorBurek, Cynthia V.*
dc.date.accessioned2009-06-26T17:42:14Z
dc.date.available2009-06-26T17:42:14Z
dc.date.issued2007-08-01
dc.identifier.issn9781862392274en
dc.identifier.doi10.1144/SP281.20
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10034/71754
dc.descriptionThis book chapter is not available through ChesterRep.
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.
dc.language.isoenen
dc.publisherThe Geological Society of London
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)
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
html.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.


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