Geology Department

Deffeyes became excited as we approached Hook Mountain. The interstate had blasted into one toe of the former peninsula, exposing its interior to view. Deffeyes said, “Maybe someone will have left some zeolites here. I want them so bad I can taste them.” He jumped the curb with his high-slung Geology Department vehicle, got out […]

The Williamsburg section of Brooklyn

Anita Harris grew up in the Williamsburg section of Brooklyn and frankly went into geology in order to get out of the city. Within the profile of her is a profile of New York City geology (157-67). Her international reputation is mainly the result of paleontol9gical discoveries that have enhanced the search for oil. I […]