A. D. Wilson A.D. Wilson (Allen David Wilson) - (September 17, 1844 – February 21, 1920) was an American cartographer.
A.D. Wilson A.D. Wilson (Allen David Wilson) - (September 17, 1844 – February 21, 1920) was an American cartographer.
Adolph Knopf Adolph Knopf (December 2, 1882 – November 23, 1966) was an American geologist.
Alfred Hulse Brooks Alfred Hulse Brooks (July 18, 1871 – November 22, 1924) was an American geologist and served as chief geologist for Alaska for the United States Geological Survey from 1903 to 1924.
Allan V. Cox Allan Verne Cox (December 17, 1926 – January 27, 1987) was an American geophysicist.
Allison R. Palmer Allison Ralph (Pete) Palmer (9 January 1927 in Bound Brook, New Jersey) is an American paleontologist and geologist.
Almon Harris Thompson Almon Harris Thompson (September 24, 1839 – July 31, 1906), also known as "A. H. Thompson", was an educator, topographer, geologist, explorer, and Civil War veteran.
Anthony W. England Anthony Wayne England, better known as Tony England, is a former NASA astronaut.
Arthur E. Demaray Arthur Edward Demaray was an American administrator and brief Director of the National Park Service.
Arthur Lakes Arthur Lakes was a notable geologist, artist, writer, teacher and minister. He captured much of his geological and palaeontological field work in sketches and watercolours.
Arthur Louis Day Arthur Louis Day (October 30, 1869 – March 2, 1960) was an American geophysicist and volcanologist.
Austin Post Austin S. Post (16 March 1922 – 12 November 2012) was a photographer, glaciologist and mountaineer known for his aerial photography of the mountains and glaciers of North America, particularly t...
Bailey Willis Bailey Willis (March 31, 1857, in Idle Wild-on-Hudson, New York, United States – February 19, 1949, in Palo Alto, California) was a geological engineer who worked for the United States Geologica...
Brent Dalrymple G. Brent Dalrymple (born May 9, 1937) is an American geologist, author of The Age of the Earth and Ancient Earth, Ancient Skies, and National Medal of Science winner.
Brian Atwater Brian Franklin Atwater (born September 18, 1951) is a geologist who works for the United States Geological Survey and is also a research professor at the University of Washington.
Charles Abiathar White Charles Abiathar White (January 26, 1826 - June 29, 1910) was an American geologist, paleontologist, and writer whose publications total 238 titles.
Charles Debrille Poston Charles Debrille Poston (April 20, 1825 – June 24, 1902) was an American explorer, prospector, author, politician, and civil servant.
Charles Doolittle Walcott Charles Doolittle Walcott (March 31, 1850 – February 9, 1927) was an American invertebrate paleontologist.
Charles G. Groat Charles G. "Chip" Groat (born March 25, 1940 in Westfield, New York) is an American geologist.
Charles L. Christ Charles L. Christ (Charles Louis Christ) (March 12, 1916 – June 29, 1980) was an American scientist, geochemist and mineralogist.
Charles R. Bacon Charles R. Bacon is an American geologist at the United States Geological Survey in the Volcano Hazards Team who has done a tremendous amount of work on Crater Lake National Park's geology.
Charles R. Van Hise Charles Richard Van Hise, Ph.D. (May 29, 1857 – November 19, 1918) was an American geologist, academic and progressive.
Charles Rollin Keyes Charles Rollin Keyes (1864–1942) was a U.S. geologist and in 1918 was a U.S. Senate candidate in Iowa.
Christopher G. Newhall Christopher G. Newhall is a volcanologist, formerly with the U.S. Geological Survey and since 2008 at the Earth Observatory of Singapore.
Clarence Dutton Clarence Edward Dutton (May 15, 1841 – January 4, 1912) was an American geologist and US Army officer.
Clarence King Clarence Rivers King born (in Newport, Rhode Island was an American geologist, mountaineer, and art critic.
Clyde Wahrhaftig Clyde A. Wahrhaftig (December 1, 1919April 6, 1994) was an American geophysicist.
Craig Mello Craig Cameron Mello (born October 18, 1960) is an American biologist and professor of molecular medicine at the University of Massachusetts Medical School in Worcester, Massachusetts.
Dallas Lynn Peck Dallas Lynn Peck (March 28, 1929 – August 21, 2005) was an American geologist and vulcanologist.
David A. Johnston David Alexander Johnston (December 18, 1949 – May 18, 1980) was an American USGS volcanologist who died during the 1980 eruption of Mount St. Helens in Washington.
David Love John David Love was an American field geologist and specialist in Rocky Mountain geology who worked for the United States Geological Survey from 1942 to 1987.
David White (geologist) Charles David White (July 1, 1862 – February 7, 1935), who normally went by the name David White, was an American geologist, born in Palmyra, New York.
Dee Molenaar Dee Molenaar (born June 21, 1918) is an American mountaineer, author and artist from Burley, Washington.
Don G. Despain Dr. Don Gardner Despain (born 1940) is an American botanist, plant ecologist and fire behavior specialist, who specialized in the flora of Yellowstone National Park.
Edward C. T. Chao Edward C. T. Chao (Edward Ching-Te Chao) (November 30, 1919 – February 3, 2008) was one of the founders of the field of impact metamorphism, the study of the effects of meteorite impacts on...
Eleanora Knopf Eleanora Frances Bliss Knopf (1883–1974) was a geologist who worked for the United States Geological Survey (USGS) and did research in the Appalachians during the first two decades of the ...
Eugene Merle Shoemaker Eugene Merle Shoemaker (April 28, 1928 – July 18, 1997), also known as Gene Shoemaker, was an American geologist and one of the founders of the field of planetary science.
Felisa Wolfe-Simon Felisa Wolfe-Simon is an American microbial geobiologist and biogeochemist.
Ferdinand Vandeveer Hayden Dr. Ferdinand Vandeveer Hayden (September 7, 1829 – December 22, 1887) was an American geologist noted for his pioneering surveying expeditions of the Rocky Mountains in the late 19th century.
Florence Bascom Florence Bascom (July 14, 1862 – June 18, 1945) was the first woman hired by the United States Geological Survey.
George Switzer (mineralogist) George Shirley Switzer (June 11, 1915 – March 23, 2008) was an American mineralogist who is credited with starting the Smithsonian Institution's famed National Gem and Mineral Collection by...
George Wheeler Captain George Montague Wheeler was a pioneering explorer and cartographer, leader of the Wheeler Survey, one of the major surveys of the western United States in the late nineteenth century.
George Wheeler (explorer) George Montague Wheeler was a pioneering explorer and cartographer, leader of the Wheeler Survey, one of the major surveys of the western United States in the late nineteenth century.
Gordon P. Eaton Gordon Pryor Eaton (born March 9, 1929) is an American geologist.
Grove Karl Gilbert Grove Karl Gilbert (May 6, 1843 – May 1, 1918), known by the abbreviated name G. K. Gilbert in academic literature, was an American geologist.
Harry Glicken Harry Glicken (1958–June 3, 1991) was an American volcanologist.
Heinrich Ries Heinrich Ries, Ph.D. (1871–1951) was an American economic geologist, born in Brooklyn, New York, and educated at Columbia University and at the University of Berlin.
Helen M. Duncan Helen Margaret Duncan (May 3, 1910 – August 14, 1971) was a geologist and paleontologist with the United States Geological Survey from 1945 to 1971, where she worked in the Paleontology and Stra...
Henry E. Holt Henry E. Holt (born 1929) is an American astronomer.
Henry Fairfield Osborn Henry Fairfield Osborn, Sr. ForMemRS (August 8, 1857 – November 6, 1935) was an American geologist, paleontologist, and eugenist, and the president of the American Museum of Natural History for 25 years.
Henry Gannett Henry Gannett, M.E.; LL.D. (August 24, 1846 - November 5, 1914) was an American geographer who is described as the "Father of the Quadrangle" which is the basis for topographical maps in the United States.
Henry William Menard Henry William Menard (December 10, 1920 - February 9, 1986) was an American geologist.
Irving Friedman Irving Friedman (January 12, 1920 – June 28, 2005) was a U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) scientist and a pioneer in geochemistry.
Israel Russell Israel Cook Russell, LL.D. (1852–1906) was an American geologist and geographer who explored Alaska in the late 19th century.
John Hays Hammond John Hays Hammond (31 March 1855 – 8 June 1936) was a mining engineer, diplomat, and philanthropist.
John Karl Hillers John Karl Hillers (1843, Hanover, Germany – 1925) was an American government photographer.
John P. Snyder John Parr Snyder (12 April 1926–28 April 1997) was an American cartographer most known for his work on map projections for the United States Geological Survey (USGS).
John Wesley Powell John Wesley Powell was a U.S. soldier, geologist, explorer of the American West, professor at Illinois State University, and director of major scientific and cultural institutions.
Josiah Edward Spurr Josiah Edward Spurr (1870–1950) was an American geologist, explorer, and author.
Julia Anna Gardner Julia Anna Gardner (January 26, 1882–November 15, 1960), a geologist with the United States Geological Survey for 32 years, was known worldwide for her work in stratigraphy and mollusc paleontology.
Julia Anne Gardner Julia Anne Gardner, a geologist with the United States Geological Survey for 32 years, was known worldwide for her work in stratigraphy and mollusc paleontology.
L. David Mech Lucyan David "Dave" Mech (born January 18, 1937) is an internationally recognized wolf expert, a senior research scientist for the U.S. Department of the Interior's U.S. Geological Survey (since...
Leon Silver Leon Theodore "Lee" Silver (born April 9, 1925), Professor of Geology at California Institute of Technology (Caltech), was an instructor to the Apollo 13, 15, 16, and 17 astronaut crews.
Levi F. Noble Levi Fatzinger Noble (November 11, 1882 – 1964) was an American geologist.
Lucy Jones Lucile M. Jones is a seismologist and public voice for earthquake science and earthquake safety in California.
Luna Leopold Luna Bergere Leopold (October 8, 1915 in Albuquerque, New Mexico – February 23, 2006 in Berkeley, California) was a leading U.S. geomorphologist and hydrologist, and son of Aldo Leopold.
M. Gordon Wolman Markley Gordon Wolman (August 16, 1924 – February 24, 2010) was an American geographer, son of Abel Wolman.
M. King Hubbert Marion King Hubbert (October 5, 1903 – October 11, 1989) was a geoscientist who worked at the Shell research lab in Houston, Texas.
Marcia McNutt Marcia Kemper McNutt (born February 19, 1952) is an American geophysicist who is editor-in-chief of the journal Science.
Margaret D. Foster Margaret Dorothy Foster (March 4, 1895 – November 5, 1970) was an American chemist.
Mark Klett Mark Klett (born 1952) is an American photographer.
Mark Myers Mark D. Myers is an American geologist who served as the fourteenth Director of the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS).
Mary Lou Zoback Mary Lou Zoback is an American geophysicist who led the World Stress Map Project of the International Lithosphere Program.
Nelson Horatio Darton Nelson Horatio Darton (1865 – 1948) was a geologist who worked for the United States Geological Survey.
Philip Burke King Philip Burke King (September 24, 1903 – April 25, 1987) was a geologist who worked for the United States Geological Survey.
R. A. F. Penrose, Jr. Richard Alexander Fullerton Penrose, Jr., better known throughout his career as R. A. F. Penrose, Jr., (December 17, 1863 – July 31, 1931) was an American mining geologist and entrep...
Ralph J. Roberts (geologist) Ralph J. Roberts (1911–2007) was an American geologist and research scientist with the USGS. He is credited with the discovery of the Carlin and Battle Mountain Gold Belts, which make up the ric...
Raphael Pumpelly Raphael Pumpelly (September 8, 1837 – August 10, 1923) was an American geologist and explorer.
Richard Doell Richard Doell was a distinguished American scientist known for developing the time scale for geomagnetic reversals with Allan V. Cox and Brent Dalrymple.
Thomas Dibblee Thomas Wilson Dibblee, Jr. (11 October 1911, in Santa Barbara, California – 17 November 2004, in Santa Barbara, California) was an American geologist best known for his geological mapping.
Timothy A. Cohn Timothy A. Cohn (born 1957) is a hydrologist with the US Geological Survey, USGS Science Advisor for Hazards (1998–2001), and lecturer at Johns Hopkins University (2006 -).
Timothy H. O'Sullivan Timothy H. O'Sullivan (c. 1840 – January 14, 1882) was a photographer widely known for his work related to the American Civil War and the Western United States.