Mar 29, 2012 · Cassidy, William A., 2003, Meteorites, Ice, and Antarctica: A Personal Account, Cambridge University Press, 349p., illustrated, hardbound. This book is about the author and his life’s work as a geologist; difficult and interesting work in small, slow steps that happened to create the world’s pre-eminent research meteorite collection. Mar 29, 2012 · Bill Cassidy was the founder of the U.S. Antarctic Search for Meteorites project ANSMET, and led meteorite recovery expeditions in Antarctica from 1976-1993. He received the Antarctic Service Medal of the United States in 1979, in recognition of.
This personal account of his field experiences on the U.S. Antarctic Search for Meteorites Project reveals the influence the work has had on our understanding of the moon, Mars and the asteroid Bill Cassidy led meteorite recovery expeditions in the Antarctic for fifteen years and his searches have resulted in the collection of thousands of meteorite specimens from the ice. Natural History 'In Meteorites, Ice, and Antarctica: A Personal Account, Bill Cassidy colorfully recounts his adventures as the founder of ANSMET and its leader over the course of 15 field seasons ! the story of how thousands of meteorite specimens came to lie in the world's scientific collections through diligent recovery efforts in the Antarctic is a compelling one, one that warranted telling. and Cassidy, arguably. Meteorites, Ice, and Antarctica: A Personal Account William A. Cassidy Antarctica is a meteorite-hunter's dream: its cold, dry climate preserves the space rocks, which are swept along in glacial flows and then accumulate in becalmed areas of the ice cap.
Meteorites, ice, and Antarctica, by William A. Cassidy Article in Meteoritics & planetary science 391:157-158 · January 2004 with 10 Reads How we measure 'reads'. “Meteorites, Ice, and Antarctica -- A Personal Account” by William A. Cassidy, University of Pittsburgh, 364 pages, 9 1/4” X 6 1/4”, hardback. ISBN-10: 0521258723 Bill Cassidy led meteorite recovery expeditions in the Antarctic for fifteen years and his searches have resulted in the collection of thousands of meteorite specimens from. Jan 01, 2003 · Meteorite concentrations in Antarctica have invariably been found on expanses of blue ice, or intimately associated with them. Blue ice areas are commonly visible in satellite imagery and aerial photography, and reconnaissance for new meteorite recovery sites usually starts with a survey of available imagery Lucchitta, 1987.
Jan 13, 2016 · The ice increasing in thickness as it piles up against the mountains, meteorites fall onto the wide, flat polar region and are swept up in this flow,. Acknowledgmentsamples were graciously provided by K. Yanai National Institute of Polar Research, Tokyo, Japan and by M. Lindstrom for the Meteorite Working Group Johnson Space Center, Houston, Texas. David Aylmer prepared the samples of Yamato 791197 for analysis. We thank Jay Melosh and William Cassidy, and the reviewers, 0.
Mar 29, 2012 · Cassidy describes this hugely successful field program in Antarctica and its influence on our understanding of the moon, Mars and the asteroid belt. In this 2003 book, he describes the hardships and dangers of fieldwork in a hostile environment, as well. Cassidy was responsible for recognizing that Antarctica represented the greatest repository of meteorites on earth. Starting in the early 1970s, Cassidy led most major meteorite expeditions to the south polar region, and in 1979, he was awarded the Antarctica Service Medal. Bill Cassidy founded and led ANSMET from 1976 to 1993.
Buy Meteorites, Ice, and Antarctica: A Personal Account Studies in Polar Research by William A. Cassidy ISBN: 9780521258722 from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low. 1928-2020 PSRD sadly marks the passing this month of a remarkable man, William A. Cassidy, who, during his distinguished scientific career had an almost incalculable influence on the study of meteorites—except that more than 22,000 meteorites recovered from Antarctic ice are rock-solid evidence. His efforts in Antarctica were documented in his memoir, "Meteorites, Ice, and Antarctica: A Personal Account" published by Cambridge University Press in 2003. Bill graduated from the University of New Mexico with a B.S. in geology, and from Penn State University with a Ph.D. in geochemistry. He met his wife. Beverly, at Penn State.
Sep 15, 2012 · Cosmic impact is a category of natural catastrophe neglected or misunderstood by most archaeologists in reconstructions of past human population dynamics. We discuss the nature of impact by asteroids and comets and what is known and theorized about the Quaternary Period impact record. As case studies for our exploration of how archaeological method and theory can be productively applied. Emeritus Professor William A. Cassidy of the Department of Geology and Environmental Science at the University of Pittsburgh passed away on March 22, 2020. Cassidy is best known for creating the Antarctic Search for Meteorites ANSMET program in 1976, serving as. Meteorites, Ice, and Antarctica: A Personal Account Studies in Polar Research By William A. Cassidy Publisher: CaMridge University Press 2003 364 Pages ISBN: 0521258723 PDF 6 M Bill Cassidy led meteorite recovery expeditions in the Antarctic for fifteen years and his searches have resulted in the collection of thousands of meteorite specimens from the ice.
Meteorites, Ice, and Antarctica — A Personal Account by William A. Cassidy, University of Pittsburgh, 364 pages, 9 1/4” X 6 1/4”, hardback. ISBN-10: 0521258723 Bill Cassidy led meteorite recovery expeditions in the Antarctic for fifteen years and his searches have resulted in the collection of thousands of meteorite specimens from the ice. Structural laboratory studies were made of ice collected at the surface and from a shallow bore hole in the bare ice near the Allan Hills, Victoria Land, Antarctica. Review of Meteorites, Ice, and Antarctica: A Personal Account by William Cassidy Cambridge University Press, $25.00, 341 pages, August 2003 Reviewed by Dr. Fred Bortz Return to. Jan 01, 2004 · Meteorites, ice, and Antarctica, by William A. Cassidy Genge, Matthew 2004-01-01 00:00:00 within a group of meteorite hunters on the polar plateau Consolmagno 2000. Cassidy always keeps his narrative some distance from his tent mates or party members. With his typical humor, he describes the struggles of the long path from an idea conceived. In his book, Meteorites, Ice, and Antarctica: A Personal Account, William Cassidy University of Pittsburgh, and founder of the U. S. Antarctic Search for Meteorites project, ANSMET retells a detail from the thrilling story of Paul Siple, the Boy Scout on Admiral Richard Byrd's expeditions to Antarctica in 1928-1930 and 1933-1935. One day Siple collected a jar of grains from the bottom of an icy cavity where the.
Meteorites, Ice and Antarctica: A Personal Account by William Cassidy, published by Cambridge University Press $30 The author describes the trials and trepidations of the United States Antarctic Search for Meteorites project from obtaining permission through the exploration to the return home. The science and results of the expedition are. Cassidy, William A., 2003, Meteorites, Ice, and Antarctica: A Personal Account, Cambridge University Press, 349p., illustrated, hardbound. This book is about the author and his life’s work as a geologist; difficult and interesting work in small, slow steps that happened to create the world’s pre-eminent research meteorite collection. 'Americans weren’t the first people to realize that Antarctica was the best place in the world to find meteorites. Japanese researchers had been traveling there to collect them since the 1960s. When University of Pittsburgh geologist William Cassidy learned of their successful discovery of all kinds of meteorites in 1973, he convinced the. as one of the Studies in Polar Research series, in the northern autumn of 1989. The work, which has been compiled by Robert Headland, archivist at the Scott Polar Research Institute, Cambridge, is a compre hensive revision of Dr Brian Robert's version published by Polar Record in 1958 9: 97-134, : 191-239, with the addition of. Sep 30, 2013 · In 1973, William Cassidy, a professor of geology and planetary science at the University of Pittsburgh, was attending a conference and happened to hear a talk about meteorites that a team of Japanese glaciologists had found in the Antarctic during a field trip in 1969.
NASA Images Solar System Collection Ames Research Center. Brooklyn Museum. Full text of "Report" See other formats. are subsequently incorporated into ice layers. In his book, Meteorites, Ice, and Antarctica: A Personal Account, William Cassidy University of Pittsburgh, and founder of the U. S. Antarctic Search for Meteorites project, ANSMET retells a detail from the thrilling story of Paul Siple, the Boy Scout on Admiral Richard Byrd's expeditions to. Anna C. Palmisan° spoke on the ecology of sea ice microbial communities in McMurdo Sound, Imre Friedmann on endolithic microorganisms within antarctic rocks "la dolce vita, n as he characterized it, and William Cassidy on his work with meteorites discovered in Antarctica. Dr. Anna C. Palmisano spoke on the ecology of sea-ice microbiological communities in McMurdo Sound, Dr. Imre Friedmann on endolithic microorganisms within antarctic rocks, and Dr. William Cassidy on his study of meteorites discovered in Antarctica. Search the history of over 446 billion web pages on the Internet.
A century later the sea-ice conditions in the western Weddell Sea remain just as challenging, but in early 2019 the Agulhas II managed to penetrate this remote region to search for the wreck, whose position was known from historical theodolite and sextant measurements held in the archives of the Scott Polar Research Institute. 1999 and 2000, teams from the People’s Republic of China Chinese Antarctic Research Expedition recovered meteorites from the Grove Mountains region Russell et al., 2002. Finally, as of this writing privately funded expeditions Planetary Studies Foundation have now made three trips to Antarctica to recover meteorite specimens Moser, 2002. Barringer Medal Citation for William A. Cassidy Barringer Medal Citation for William A. Cassidy Olsen, Edward J. 1996-07-01 00:00:00 Many of you know Bill Cassidy. When you think of him you are reminded how he has undertaken, for 16 field seasons in Antarctica, the recovery of an almost embarrassing abundance of meteoritesfor all of you.
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