Norman L. Bowen

Geochemistry and Geochronology

A founding father of experimental petrology.

Family Members
  • Wife: Mary Lamont, a medical student in Boston

Title
Geologist

Office
Geophysical Laboratory, Washington, DC, USA

Status
Deceased

Degrees
  • BSc, Queen's University School of Mining, Kingston, Ontario
  • PhD, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1912

Awards
  • Medal in Chemistry, Medal in Mineralogy, Queen's University, 1907
  • Exhibition Scholar, Queen's University, 1910
  • Bigsby Medal, Geological Society of London, 1931
  • Penrose Medal, Geological Society of America, 1941
  • Miller Medal, Royal Society of Canada, 1943
  • Roebling Medal, Mineralogical Society of America, 1950
  • Wollaston Medal, Geological Society of London, 1950
  • Hayden Medal, Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia, 1953
  • Bakhuis Roozeboom Medal, Netherlands Academy, 1954

Last Updated
October 25, 2001

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