Identified a new species of ancient human, “Peking Man”
A founding father of experimental petrology.
Father of modern geochemistry and global change
Expert on rogue waves and ocean tides
Internationally famous environmentalist and meteorologist
Greatly increased our knowledge of the mammals that lived in the Canadian North during the last ice age.
Developed the concept of exhalative ore deposits
Wrote classic text on meteorological instruments, optics, and other books on the history of meteorology instrumentation.
Oceanographer; Professor; Administrator: Studied turbulence spectra in oceanography
Pioneer in the scientific study of the Newfoundland fishery
Geophysicist: pioneer in the study of plate tectonics