A. G. Leonard Arthur Gray Leonard was an American researcher, geologist and educator.
A. M. Miller Arthur McQuiston Miller (August 6, 1861 – October 28, 1929) was an American educator, zoologist, geologist, and college football coach.
Adolf Carl Noé Adolf Carl Noé (born Adolf Carl Noé von Archenegg; October 28, 1873 – April 10, 1939) was an Austrian-born paleobotanist.
Adolph Knopf Adolph Knopf (December 2, 1882 – November 23, 1966) was an American geologist.
Alan H. Coogan Dr. Alan Hall Coogan is a former professor of geology at Kent State University.
Alan S. Kornacki Alan Stanley Kornacki (born May 4, 1952, in Bayonne, New Jersey) is an American geologist and retired Army colonel, currently the Senior Staff Geochemist at Shell International Exploration and P...
Albert David Hager Albert David Hager was a United States geologist, librarian and historian.
Albert Huntington Chester Professor Albert Huntington Chester (November 22, 1843 – April 13, 1903) was an American geologist and mining engineer.
Albert Perry Brigham Albert Perry Brigham, A.M. (1855–1932) was an American geologist, born at Perry, New York and educated at Colgate College, Hamilton Theological Seminary, and Harvard University.
Alexander H. Rice, Jr. Alexander Hamilton Rice, Jr. (August 29, 1875 – July 21, 1956) was an American physician, geographer, geologist and explorer.
Alexander Winchell (geologist) Alexander Winchell was a United States geologist, who contributed to this field mainly as an educator, and a popular lecturer and author.
Alexis A. Julien Alexis Anastay Julien (13 February 1840 – 7 May 1919) was an American geologist who taught at Columbia University's School of Mines for many years.
Alfred Church Lane Alfred Church Lane (January 29, 1863 – April 15, 1948) was an American geologist and teacher.
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.
Amadeus William Grabau Amadeus William Grabau (January 9, 1870—March 20, 1946), the father of Chinese geology, was an expatriate American geologist.
Angelo Heilprin Angelo Heilprin (March 31, 1853 – July 17, 1907) was an American geologist, paleontologist, naturalist, and explorer.
Anthony R. Barringer Anthony R. "Tony" Barringer (October 20, 1925 – August 15, 2009) was a Canadian/American geophysicist.
Armin K. Lobeck Armin Kohl Lobeck (1886-1958) was a noted American Cartographer, Geomorphologist and Landscape Artist.
Arnold Hague Arnold Hague (December 3, 1840, Boston, Massachusetts - May 14, 1917, Washington, D.C.) was a United States geologist who did many geological surveys in the U.S., of which the best known was tha...
Arnold Henry Guyot Arnold Henry Guyot (September 28, 1807 Boudevilliers – February 8, 1884 Princeton, New Jersey) was a Swiss-American geologist and geographer.
Art Gilkey Art (Arthur Karr) Gilkey (1926 – 1953) was an American geologist and mountaineer.
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.
Arthur Newell Strahler Arthur Newell Strahler (1918–2002) was a geoscience professor at Columbia University who in 1952 developed the Strahler Stream Order system for classifying streams according to the power of thei...
Asa Lansford Foster Asa Lansford Foster (August 19, 1798 – January 9, 1868) was a Pennsylvanian geologist, merchant, and coal mine owner.
Aug. F. Foerste August F. Foerste was an American geologist and paleontologist.
August F. Foerste August F. Foerste (1862–1936) was an American geologist and paleontologist.
B. Clark Burchfiel Burrell Clark Burchfiel (born March 21, 1934) is an American structural geologist.
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...
Barclay Kamb Walter Barclay Kamb was a longtime professor and researcher at the California Institute of Technology (Caltech).
Bela Hubbard Bela Hubbard (April 23, 1814 – June 13, 1896) was a 19th-century naturalist, geologist, writer, historian, surveyor, explorer, lawyer, real estate dealer, lumberman and civic leader of early Det...
Benjamin F. Hake Benjamin F. Hake (3 September 1895, Omaha, Nebraska - 5 August 1973, Santa Barbara, California) was an American petroleum geologist who helped explore the Mexican oil fields in Baja California, ...
Benjamin Franklin Mudge Benjamin Franklin Mudge (August 11, 1817 – November 21, 1879) was an American lawyer, geologist and teacher.
Benjamin Kendall Emerson Benjamin Kendall Emerson (December 20, 1843 – April 7, 1932) was an American geologist and author.
Benjamin Smith Lyman Benjamin Smith Lyman (11 December 1835 – 30 August 1920) was an American mining engineer, surveyor and amateur linguist and anthropologist.
Bernard R. Hubbard Bernard Rosecrans Hubbard (1888–1962) was an American geologist and explorer who popularized the Alaskan wilderness in American media during the middle of the 20th century.
Bertram Boltwood Bertram Borden Boltwood (July 27, 1870 Amherst, Massachusetts - August 15, 1927, Hancock Point, Maine) was an American pioneer of radiochemistry.
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.
Bruce C. Heezen Bruce Charles Heezen (April 11, 1924 – June 21, 1977) was an American geologist.
Bruce C. Murray Bruce Churchill Murray (November 30, 1931 – August 29, 2013) was an American planetary scientist.
Bruce Hapke Bruce William Hapke (born February 17, 1931) is a noted American planetary scientist.
Bruce Simonson Bruce Simonson is an American planetary scientist and geologist notable for his contributions to meteoroid astronomy and glaciology.
Carl E. Grunsky Carl Ewald Grunsky was a geologist and civil engineer throughout the mid 19th century.
Carl Owen Dunbar Carl Owen Dunbar (1891–1979) was an American paleontologist who specialized in invertebrate fossils.
Carl R. Eklund Carl R. Eklund (January 27, 1909 – November 3, 1962) was a leading American specialist in ornithology and geographic research in both the north and south polar regions.
Carle M. Pieters Carle McGetchin Pieters (born 1943) is a noted American planetary scientist.
Carroll Lane Fenton Carroll Lane Fenton was a geologist, paleontologist, neoichnologist, and historian of science.
Cesare Emiliani Cesare Emiliani (8 December 1922 – 20 July 1995) was an Italian-American scientist, considered one of the greatest geologists and micropaleontologists of the 20th century and the founder of pale...
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 C. Bradley Charles C. Bradley was a professor in geology at the Montana State College.
Charles Emerson Beecher Charles Emerson Beecher (Dunkirk, October 9, 1856 – New Haven, February 14, 1904) was an American Paleontologist most famous for the thorough excavation, preparation and study of trilobite...
Charles Frederick Hartt Charles Frederick Hartt was a Canadian-American geologist, paleontologist and naturalist who specialized in the geology of Brazil.
Charles G. Groat Charles G. "Chip" Groat (born March 25, 1940 in Westfield, New York) is an American geologist.
Charles Kenneth Leith Charles Kenneth Leith (January 20, 1875 - September 13, 1956) was an American geologist.
Charles Lawrence(Bioinformatician) Charles Lawrence Charles Lawrence is an American bioinformatician and mathematician, who is the pioneer in developing novel statistical approaches to biological sequence analysis.
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.
Charles Scott Haley Charles Scott Haley (November 8, 1884 – 1958), a mining engineer, was an expert in the field of placer gold deposits.
Charles Steen Charles Augustus Steen (1919–2006), was a geologist who made and lost a fortune after discovering a rich uranium deposit in Utah during the uranium boom of the early 1950s.
Charles Thomas Jackson Charles Thomas Jackson (21 June 1805 – 28 August 1880) was an American physician and scientist who was active in medicine, chemistry, mineralogy, and geology.
Charles Whittlesey (geologist) Charles Whittlesey (born Southington, Connecticut, 4 October 1808; died Cleveland, Ohio, 18 October 1886) was a soldier, geologist and an investigator of mounds relics of the United States.
Christopher Andronicos Christopher L. Andronicos (born December 1968 in Albuquerque, New Mexico, USA) is an American geologist, Associate Professor of Geology at Purdue University.
Christopher I. Chalokwu Christopher Iloba Chalokwu (born December 30, 1952) is a United States citizen born in Nigeria.
Christopher Scotese Christopher R. Scotese is geologist at the University of Texas at Arlington.
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.
Claudia Alexander Claudia J. Alexander (1964-), Ph.D., is a research scientist specializing in geophysics and planetary science.
Clayton W. Williams, Sr. Clayton Wheat Williams, Sr. (April 15, 1895 – September 9, 1983), was an engineer, a geologist, an oilman, a World War I military officer, a rancher, a county commissioner and civic leader, an h...
Clyde Wahrhaftig Clyde A. Wahrhaftig (December 1, 1919April 6, 1994) was an American geophysicist.
Conrad Allen Conrad Keene Allen is an American inventor and Exploration Geologist. While exploring for oil in the Middle East, Allen discovered and mapped one of the largest helium reserves in the world.
Curt Teichert Curt Teichert was a German-American palaeontologist and geologist, noted for his contributions to geology, paleozoic stratigraphy and paleontology, Cephalopoda, ancient and modern reefs, and cor...
Dallas Lynn Peck Dallas Lynn Peck (March 28, 1929 – August 21, 2005) was an American geologist and vulcanologist.
Dan Hausel Dan Hausel (born in 1949 in Salt Lake City, Utah, U.S.) a polymath of martial arts, geology, writing, astronomy, art, and public speaking.
Daniel I. Axelrod Daniel Isaac Axelrod (July 16, 1910 – June 2, 1998) was a leading twentieth-century paleoecologist specializing in Tertiary Cordilleran floras, in particular correlating fossil evidence of speci...
Daniel P. Schrag Daniel P. Schrag (born January 25, 1966) is Sturgis Hooper Professor of Geology, Professor of Environmental Science and Engineering, Director of the University Center for the Environment, and Di...
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 Dale Owen David Dale Owen (1807–1860) was a prominent American geologist.
David Deming David Deming (born 1954), an American geologist and geophysicist, is an associate professor of Arts and Sciences at the University of Oklahoma in Norman.
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 Mohrig David Mohrig is an American associate professor of geology and geomorphology whose works have been published in such journals as the Geological Society of America Bulletin, Journal of Hydraulic ...
David S. McKay David Stewart McKay (September 25, 1936 – February 20, 2013) was Chief Scientist for astrobiology at the Johnson Space Center.
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.
Dirk Schulze-Makuch Dirk Schulze-Makuch (born 1964) is a professor at the School of Earth and Environmental Sciences at Washington State University.
Don Easterbrook Don J. Easterbrook (born January 29, 1935, in Sumas, Washington) is a geology professor emeritus at Western Washington University.
Donald Canfield Donald Canfield is a geologist born in 1958, most famous for his work on ancient ocean chemistry.
Donald Prothero Donald Ross Prothero (February 21, 1954) is an American paleontologist, geologist, and author who specializes in mammalian paleontology.
Donald Wilhelms Donald Edward Wilhelms (born July 5, 1930) is a former United States Geological Survey geologist who contributed to geologic mapping of the Earth's moon and to the geologic training of the Apoll...
Douglass Houghton Douglass Houghton (September 21, 1809 – October 13, 1845) was an American geologist and physician, primarily known for his exploration of the Keweenaw Peninsula of Michigan.
E-An Zen Dr. E-An Zen was born in Peking, China, May 31, 1928, and came to the U.S. in 1946.
Ebenezer Emmons Ebenezer Emmons (May 16, 1799 – October 1, 1863), was a pioneering American geologist whose work includes the naming of the Adirondack Mountains in New York as well as a first ascent of Mo...
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...
Edward C. Thiel Dr. Edward C Thiel, was a geologist from the University of Wisconsin and chief seismologist at Ellsworth Station Antarctica, 1956-58.
Edward Daniels Edward Daniels (1828–1916) was born in Boston, Massachusetts, but moved west to Wisconsin at the age of 21 to pursue a career as a geologist and academic.
Edward Hitchcock Edward Hitchcock (May 24, 1793 – February 27, 1864) was an American geologist and the third President of Amherst College (1845–1854).
Edward Orton, Jr. Professor Edward Orton, Jr. (October 8, 1863, Chester, New York, USA – February 10, 1932, Columbus, Ohio, USA) was an American academic administrator, businessman, ceramic engineer, geologist, a...
Edward Orton, Sr. Edward Francis Baxter Orton, Sr. (March 9, 1829, Deposit, New York – October 16, 1899, Columbus, Ohio) was a United States geologist, and the first president of The Ohio State University.
Edwin James (scientist) Edwin P. James (27 August 1797 – 28 October 1861) was a 19th-century American botanist, geographer and geologist who explored the American West.
Edwin S. Hinckley Edwin S. Hinckley (July 21, 1868 – November 15, 1929) was one of only two men to hold the position of counselor to the president of Brigham Young University.
Eldridge M. Moores Eldridge Moores is an American geologist who specializes in the understanding of ophiolites and the geology of the continental crust of the Western United States and Tethyan belt, the geology of...
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 ...
Elisha Mitchell Elisha Mitchell (August 19, 1793 – June 27, 1857) was an American educator, geologist and Presbyterian minister.
Ernest de Koven Leffingwell Ernest de Koven Leffingwell (January 13, 1875January 27, 1971) was an arctic explorer, geologist and Spanish-American War veteran.
Erwin Hinckly Barbour Erwin Hinckly Barbour, Ph. D (1856 – 1947) was an American geologist and paleontologist.
Eugene Allen Smith Eugene Allen Smith (October 27, 1841 – September 7, 1927) was an American geologist.
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.
Eugene W. Hilgard Eugene Woldemar Hilgard (January 5, 1833, Zweibrücken, Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany – January 8, 1916, Berkeley, California, United States) was a German-American expert on pedology (the study o...
Everett C. Olson Everett C. Olson (November 6, 1910 — November 27, 1993) was an American zoologist, paleontologist, and geologist noted for his seminal research of origin and evolution of vertebrate animals.
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.
Fielding Bradford Meek Fielding Bradford Meek (December 10, 1817 – December 22, 1876) was an American geologist and paleontologist.
Fisk Holbrook Day Fisk Holbrook Day was a physician and an amateur geologist in Wisconsin who developed an impressive collection of Silurian-age fossils.
Florence Bascom Florence Bascom (July 14, 1862 – June 18, 1945) was the first woman hired by the United States Geological Survey.
Franc Joubin Franc Renault Joubin, (November 15, 1911 – January 1, 1997) was a prospector and geologist best known for a huge uranium discovery in northeastern Ontario, Canada in 1953.
Francis J. Pettijohn Francis John Pettijohn (1904–1999) was an American geologist who served for many years on the faculty of Johns Hopkins University.
Francis Parker Shepard Francis Parker Shepard (10 May 1897 – 25 April 1985) was an American sedimentologist most associated with his studies of submarine canyons and seafloor currents around continental shelves ...
Frank Bursley Taylor Frank Bursley Taylor was an American geologist, the son of a lawyer in Fort Wayne, Indiana.
Frank Charles Schrader Frank Charles Schrader (October 6, 1860 - April 1944) was an American geologist, mineralogist, and entomologist.
Frank H. T. Rhodes Frank Harold Trevor Rhodes (born October 29, 1926) was the ninth president of Cornell University from 1977 to 1995.
Frank Leverett Frank Leverett (March 10, 1859 – November 15, 1943) was an American geologist who specialised in glaciology.
Frank Wigglesworth Clarke Frank Wigglesworth Clarke (March 19, 1847 – May 23, 1931) of Boston, Massachusetts, and Washington, D.C. was an American scientist and chemist.
Franklin R. Carpenter Franklin Reuben Carpenter (born November 5, 1848 at Parkersburg, West Virginia-April 1, 1910, in Chicago, Illinois), was a notable mining specialist.
Fred Meissner Fred F. Meissner (November 10, 1931 – September 18, 2007) was an American geologist and engineer who contributed to the fields of Geology, Geophysics, Engineering, Petroleum Engineering, Geochem...
Frederick C. Finkle Frederick C. Finkle (May 3, 1865 - April 7, 1949) was an American consulting engineer and geologist.
Frederick J. Pack Frederick James Pack (February 2, 1875 – December 2, 1938) was a professor of geology at the University of Utah and Brigham Young College and a writer on the deleterious effects of tobacco on hu...
Frederick Leslie Ransome Frederick Leslie Ransome, Ph.D. (1868–1935) was an American geologist, born at Greenwich, England.
Fritiof Fryxell Fritiof M. Fryxell, was an American geologist and mountain climber, best known for his research and writing on the Teton Range of Wyoming.
Gail Ashley Gail Ashley, née Mowry, (born 29 January 1941) is an American sedimentologist.
Garniss Curtis Garniss H. Curtis, (born May 27, 1919 ~ died December 19, 2012) was a professor emeritus of geology at the University of California, Berkeley, geochronologist, volcanologist, geophysicist, and f...
Gary Roskin Gary Roskin, G.G., FGA, is the host of the online gem news magazine, The Roskin Gem News Report.
George de Mohrenschildt George de Mohrenschildt (in Russian: Георгий Сергеевич де Мореншильд) (April 17, 1911 – March 29, 1977) was a petroleum geologist and professor who befriended Lee Harvey Oswald in the summer of ...
George Doumani George Doumani is a Lebanese American geologist and explorer.
George Frederick Wright George Frederick Wright (January 22, 1838 – April 20, 1921) was an American geologist and a professor at Oberlin Theological Seminary, first of New Testament language and literature (1881 ...
George Gibbs (geologist) George Gibbs (1815–1873) was an American geologist and ethnologist who contributed to the study of the languages of indigenous peoples in Washington Territory.
George Hammell Cook George Hammell Cook (January 5, 1818 – September 22, 1889) was the State Geologist of New Jersey and Vice President of Rutgers College.
George Henry Perkins George Henry Perkins (25 September 1844, East Cambridge, Massachusetts - 12 September 1933) was a United States naturalist.
George Hunt Barton George Hunt Barton (1852-1933) was an American geologist, arctic explorer, and college professor.
George Nelson Allen George Nelson Allen (September 7, 1812 – December 9, 1877) was an American composer and geologist who was associated with Oberlin College, where he taught for 34 years.
George Perkins Merrill George Perkins Merrill was an American geologist, notable as the head curator from 1917 to 1929 of the Department of Geology, United States National Museum.
George R Tilton George Tilton (b. June 3, 1923) was a American geochemist who specialized in uranium-lead geochronology.
George Tilton George Tilton (June 3, 1923 – October 12, 2010) was a American geochemist who specialized in uranium-lead geochronology.
George V. Chilingar George V. Chilingarian (he uses both Chilingar and Chilingarian as his last name) is an American-Armenian Professor of Civil and Petroleum Engineering at the University of Southern California (USC).
Gerald J. Wasserburg Gerald J. Wasserburg (born March 27, 1927, in New Brunswick, New Jersey) is an American geologist.
Gerald R. Dickens Gerald R. Dickens is Professor of Earth Science at Rice University, and is a researcher into the history of the world’s oceans, with respect to the changing patterns of their geology, chemistry ...
Gerald Troost Gerald Troost (March 5, 1776–1850) was an American-Dutch medical doctor, naturalist, mineralogist, and founding member and first president of the Philadelphia Academy of Natural Sciences.
Gerard C. Bond Gerard Clark Bond (May 20, 1940 – June 29, 2005) was a widely published and highly respected American geologist.
Gerard Fowke Gerard Fowke (June 25, 1855 – March 5, 1933) was an American archeologist and geologist best known for his studies of Native American mounds.
Gerard Troost Gerard Troost (March 5, 1776 – August 14, 1850) was an American-Dutch medical doctor, naturalist, mineralogist, and founding member and first president of the Philadelphia Academy of Natural Sci...
Gerta Keller Gerta Keller (born 1945) is a paleontologist who contests the Alvarez hypothesis that the Chicxulub caused the mass extinction 66 million years ago.
Gordon L. Park Gordon Lesley Park (June 29, 1937 – March 11, 2010) was a petroleum engineer and geologist for the Chevron Oil Company, who served from 1993 to 1996 as a Republican member of the Wyoming House o...
Gordon P. Eaton Gordon Pryor Eaton (born March 9, 1929) is an American geologist.
Greg Retallack Gregory John Retallack (November 8, 1951) is an Australian paleontologist, geologist, and author who specializes in the study of fossil soils (paleopedology).
Gregory Retallack Gregory John Retallack (born November 8, 1951) is an Australian paleontologist, geologist, and author who specializes in the study of fossil soils (paleopedology).
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.
Grover E. Murray Grover Elmer Murray was an American geologist, educator, and writer.
Harold Y. McSween Harry "Hap" Y. McSween is a Professor of Planetary Geoscience and Distinguished Professor of Science at the University of Tennessee at Knoxville.
Harrison Schmitt Harrison Hagan "Jack" Schmitt (born July 3, 1935) is an American geologist, a retired NASA astronaut, university professor, and a former U.S. senator from New Mexico.
Harry E. Wheeler Harry Eugene Wheeler (1907 – 26 January 1987) was an American geologist and stratigrapher.
Harry Fielding Reid Harry Fielding Reid (May 18, 1859 – June 18, 1944) was an American geophysicist.
Harry Glicken Harry Glicken (1958–June 3, 1991) was an American volcanologist.
Harry Hammond Hess Harry Hammond Hess (May 24, 1906 – August 25, 1969) was a geologist and United States Navy officer in World War II.
Harry McSween Harry "Hap" Y. McSween is a Professor of Planetary Geoscience and Distinguished Professor of Science at the University of Tennessee at Knoxville.
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 Barnard Kummel Dr. Henry Barnard Kummel was a State Geologist for the State of New Jersey during the 20th century who worked extensively in the management of the Morris Canal after its acquisition by New Jersey.
Henry Barnard Kümmel Dr. Henry Barnard Kümmel (1867 - October 23, 1945) was a State Geologist for the State of New Jersey during the 20th century who worked extensively in the management of the Morris Canal after it...
Henry Carvill Lewis Henry Carvill Lewis (November 16, 1853 - July 21, 1888) was an American geologist and mineralogist.
Henry Darwin Rogers Henry Darwin Rogers FRS FRSE (August 1, 1808 – May 26, 1866) was an American geologist.
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 Schoolcraft Henry Rowe Schoolcraft (March 28, 1793–December 10, 1864) was an American geographer, geologist, and ethnologist, noted for his early studies of Native American cultures, as well as for his 1832...
Henry Smith Munroe Henry Smith Munroe (March 25, 1850 – May 4, 1933) (born Henry Maynard Smith) was an American geologist who worked in Meiji period Japan as a foreign advisor to the Japanese government.
Henry William Menard Henry William Menard (December 10, 1920 - February 9, 1986) was an American geologist.
Herbert E. Gregory Herbert E. Gregory was a Yale University geologist well known for his early 20th century explorations of the Colorado Plateau in Arizona and Utah.
Herman LeRoy Fairchild Herman Le Roy Fairchild (April 29, 1850-November 29, 1943) was an American educator and geologist.
Ho-Kwang Mao Ho-Kwang (Dave) Mao (born June 18, 1941) is an eminent American geologist and Staff Scientist at the Geophysical Laboratory of the Carnegie Institution for Science.
Hope Jahren A. Hope Jahren (b. September 27, 1969) is an American geochemist and geobiologist known for her work using stable isotope analysis to analyze fossil forests dating to the Eocene.
Howel Williams Howel Williams (1898–1980) was a noted American geologist and volcanologist.
Ida Helen Ogilvie Ida Helen Ogilvie (born in New York City, February 12, 1874; died in 1963) was a United States educator and geologist.
Irene E. Ryan Irene Esther Ryan was a geologist, aviator, and legislator during Alaska's history as both a United States territory and as a U.S. state.
Isaac Lea Isaac Lea (March 4, 1792 – December 8, 1886) was an American conchologist, geologist, and businessman, who was born in Wilmington, Delaware.
Isabel Bassett Wasson Isabel Bassett Wasson was one of the first female petroleum geologists in the United States, the first female ranger at Yellowstone National Park, and also one of the first interpretive rangers ...
Isabel P. Montañez Isabel P. Montañez is a sedimentologist specializing in geochemical records of ancient climate change.
Israel C. White Israel Charles White (Monongalia County, West Virginia, USA, November 1, 1848 - Baltimore, Maryland, November 24, 1927) was an eminent geologist and professor, internationally known, and the fir...
Israel Russell Israel Cook Russell, LL.D. (1852–1906) was an American geologist and geographer who explored Alaska in the late 19th century.
J Harlen Bretz J Harlen Bretz was an American geologist, best known for his research that led to the acceptance of the Missoula Floods, and also for his work on caves.
James L. Powell James Lawrence Powell is an American geologist and environmentalist. He was the chairman of the geology department at Oberlin College from 1965 to 1973, and served as its provost from 1975 to 1981. From 1983 to 1988, Powell was the president of Franklin and Marshall College.
James Steele Williams James Steele Williams (1896–1957) was an American paleontologist and stratigraphist.
James Stevenson (geologist) Colonel James D. Stevenson was an executive officer of the U.S. Geological Survey and a self-taught geologist, naturalist and anthropologist.
James Syvitski James Syvitski is an American professor of oceanography and geology.
James Zumberge James Herbert Zumberge was a professor of geology and president of Grand Valley State University from 1962 to 1969, of Southern Methodist University from 1975 to 1980, and of the University of S...
Joe Muir Joseph Allen Muir was a Major League Baseball pitcher.
John A. Franks John Franks (April 21, 1925 - December 31, 2003) was an American businessman and a Thoroughbred racehorse owner and breeder.
John Bidwell John Bidwell (August 5, 1819 – April 4, 1900) was known throughout California and across the nation as an important pioneer, farmer, soldier, statesman, politician, prohibitionist and philanthropist.
John Casper Branner John Casper Branner was an American geologist and academic who discovered bauxite in Arkansas in 1887 as State Geologist. He was Chair of the Departments of Botany and Geology at Indiana University and later at Stanford University.
John Conover Smock John Conover Smock (September 21, 1842 - April 21, 1926 Hudson, New York) was an American geologist.
John F. Boynton John Farnham Boynton (September 20, 1811 – October 20, 1890) was an early leader in the Latter Day Saint movement and an American geologist and inventor.
John Fries Frazer John Fries Frazer (8 July 1812 – 12 October 1872) was a University of Pennsylvania graduate and first assistant geologist to the Geological Survey of Pennsylvania.
John Hickenlooper John Wright Hickenlooper, Jr. (born February 7, 1952) is an American politician and the 42nd and current Governor of Colorado.
John J. Clague John Joseph Clague PhD FRSC (born 1946) is an award-winning Canadian authority in Quaternary and environmental earth sciences.
John Livermore John Sealy Livermore (born April 16, 1918, San Francisco, California; died February 7, 2013, Reno, Nevada) was an American geologist who discovered or helped to discover four major gold deposits...
John M. Sharp John M. (Jack) Sharp, Jr. is Dave P. Carlton Professor of Geology at The University of Texas at Austin.
John Mason Clarke John Mason Clarke was an American teacher, geologist and paleontologist.
John Muir John Muir (April 21, 1838 – December 24, 1914) was a Scottish-American naturalist, author, and early advocate of preservation of wilderness in the United States.
John P. Grotzinger John P. Grotzinger is the Fletcher Jones Professor of Geology at California Institute of Technology under the Division of Geological and Planetary Sciences.
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 Renton John J. Renton (born c. 1933) is a professor of geology at West Virginia University, known for the quality of the teaching in his introductory geology courses and in the video version of the cou...
John Robert Procter John Robert Procter, (16 March 1844 in Mason County, Kentucky – 12 December 1903 in Washington, D.C.) was an American geologist and civil service reformer.
John Strong Newberry John Strong Newberry (December 22, 1822 – December 7, 1892) was an American geologist, physician, explorer, author, and a member of the Megatherium Club at the Smithsonian Institution in Washing...
John Suppe John Suppe is an American geologist who is Professor of Geology at National Taiwan University and Princeton University.
John W. Wells John West Wells was an American paleontologist, biologist and geologist who focused his research on corals.
John Wells Foster John Wells Foster (March 4, 1815 – June 29, 1873) was an American geologist and paleontologist, born at Brimfield, Massachusetts.
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.
Jon Kalb Jon Kalb, born August 17, 1941, in Houston, Texas, is a research geologist (ret) with the Vertebrate Paleontology Laboratory (Texas Memorial Museum), University of Texas at Austin.
Joseph Barrell Joseph Barrell (December 15, 1869 – May 4, 1919) was an American geologist who proposed that sedimentary rocks were produced by the action of rivers, winds, and ice (continental), as well as by ...
Joseph LeConte Joseph LeConte (alternate spelling: Joseph Le Conte) (February 26, 1823 – July 6, 1901) was a physician, geologist, professor at the University of California, Berkeley and early California conse...
Joseph Pardee Joseph T. Pardee (1871–1960) was a U.S. geologist who worked for the U.S. Geological Survey, and contributed to the understanding of the origin of the Channeled scablands.
Josiah Edward Spurr Josiah Edward Spurr (1870–1950) was an American geologist, explorer, and author.
Joy Crisp Joy A. Crisp is a planetary geologist specializing in Mars geology.
Jules Marcou Jules Marcou (April 20, 1824 – April 17, 1898) was a French, Swiss and American geologist.
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.
Kenneth G. Miller Dr. Kenneth G. Miller (born 1956) is an American geologist who is currently a distinguished professor at Rutgers University.
Kenneth S. Deffeyes Kenneth S. Deffeyes is a geologist who worked with M. King Hubbert, the creator of the Hubbert peak theory, at the Shell Oil Company research laboratory in Houston, Texas.
Kerry Sieh Kerry E. Sieh is an American geologist and seismologist.
Kirk Bryan (geologist) Kirk Bryan (22 July 1888 in Albuquerque, New Mexico – 22 August 1950 in Cody, Wyoming) was an American geologist on the faculty of Harvard University from 1925 until his death in 1950.
Kirtley F. Mather Kirtley Fletcher Mather (February 13, 1888 – May 5, 1978) was an American geologist and faculty member at Harvard University.
Konrad Bates Krauskopf Dr. Konrad Bates Krauskopf (November 30, 1910–May 4, 2003) was an American geologist, a pioneer in geochemistry, noted for his work in radioactive waste disposal.
L. D. Ricketts Louis Davidson Ricketts (December 19, 1859 - March 4, 1940) was an American economic geologist, mining engineer and banker who pioneered development of copper mines in the U.S. state of Arizona ...
Lachlan Maury Vass Lachlan Maury Vass is a retired petroleum industry executive noted for increasing existing petroleum reserves and off shore exploration.
Lardner Vanuxem Lardner Vanuxem (July 23, 1792 – January 25, 1848), was an American geologist.
Laurence McKinley Gould Laurence McKinley "Larry" Gould (August 22, 1896–June 21, 1995) was an American geologist, educator, and polar explorer.
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.
Leonard R. Brand Leonard Brand is a young earth creationist, zoologist and paleobiologist.
Levi F. Noble Levi Fatzinger Noble (November 11, 1882 – 1964) was an American geologist.
Lonnie Thompson Lonnie Thompson (born July 1, 1948), is an American paleoclimatologist and Distinguished University Professor in the School of Earth Sciences at The Ohio State University.
Lorence G. Collins Lorence Gene "Larry" Collins, born November 19, 1931, in Vernon, Kansas is an American petrologist, known for his extensive research on metasomatism.
Louis Agassiz Louis Agassiz (usually in English) (May 28, 1807 – December 14, 1873) was a Swiss-born American biologist, geologist, physician, and a prominent innovator in the study of Earth's natural history.
Lu Watters Lucius "Lu" Watters (December 19, 1911 in Santa Cruz, California – November 5, 1989 in Santa Rosa, California) was a trumpeter and bandleader of the Yerba Buena Jazz Band in the "West Coast revi...
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. F. Stephenson M. F. Stephenson (1801 – after 1878), whose full name was Dr. Matthew Fleming Stephenson, was born in Virginia.
Marcus E. Jones Marcus E. Jones (April 25, 1852 - June 3, 1934) was an American geologist, mining engineer and botanist.
Marcus R. Ross Marcus R. Ross (born 1976) is an American vertebrate paleontologist and young earth creationist.
Marie Morisawa Marie Morisawa (1919–1994) was an American geomorphologist.
Marie Tharp Marie Tharp (July 30, 1920 - August 23, 2006) was an American geologist and oceanographic cartographer who, along with her colleague Bruce Heezen, mapped the ocean floor including the Mid-Oceani...
Mark Myers Mark D. Myers is an American geologist who served as the fourteenth Director of the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS).
Marland P. Billings Marland Pratt Billings (March 11, 1902 – October 9, 1996) was an American structural geologist who was considered one of the greatest authorities on North American geology.
Marshall Kay Marshall Kay (1904–1975) was a geologist and professor at Columbia University.
Marshall McDonald Marshall McDonald (October 18, 1835 – September 1, 1895) was an American engineer, geologist, mineralogist, pisciculturist, and fisheries scientist.
Martin Hans Boyè Martin Hans Boyè (6 December 1812-6 March 1907) was a Danish-American chemist.
Mary Lou Zoback Mary Lou Zoback is an American geophysicist who led the World Stress Map Project of the International Lithosphere Program.
Maureen Raymo Maureen E. Raymo is an American paleoclimatologist and marine geologist.
Max Steineke Max Steineke was a prominent American petroleum geologist.
Max T. Malone Max Tatum Malone (born March 3, 1953) is the president of Malone Oil and Gas Exploration Company in Shreveport and a former Republican member of the Louisiana State Senate, in which he served fr...
Michael Lesher Carl Michael Lesher (born 1951) is an American-Canadian geologist.
Michael Tuomey Michael Tuomey was the State Geologist of South Carolina from 1844 to 1847, and the first State Geologist of Alabama, appointed in 1848 and serving until his death.
Michel T. Halbouty Michel Thomas Halbouty (21 June 1909 in Beaumont, Texas – 6 November 2004 in Houston, Texas) was an American geologist, petroleum engineer, and wildcatter.
Mignon Talbot Mignon Talbot (August 16, 1869 – July 18, 1950 was an American paleontologist who in 1911 recovered the only fossils of the dinosaur, Podokesaurus holyokensis.
Mildred Adams Fenton Mildred Adams Fenton (1899–1995) trained in paleontology and geology at the University of Iowa.
Miriam Kastner Miriam Kastner (born January 22, 1935) is an American oceanographer and geochemist.
Nelson Horatio Darton Nelson Horatio Darton (1865 – 1948) was a geologist who worked for the United States Geological Survey.
Newton Horace Winchell Newton Horace Winchell (1839 – 1914) was the extremely prolific Minnesota geologist responsible for the six-volume The Geology of Minnesota: Final Report of the Geological and Natural Hi...
Norman D. Newell Norman Dennis Newell (January 27, 1909 – April 18, 2005) was professor of geology at Columbia University, and chairman and curator of invertebrate paleontology at the American Museum of Natural ...
Orville Adalbert Derby Orville Adalbert Derby (July 23, 1851 – November 27, 1915) was an American geologist who worked in Brazil.
Oscar Montgomery Lieber Oscar Montgomery Lieber (8 September 1830, Boston, Massachusetts - 27 June 1862 Richmond, Virginia) was a United States geologist.
Parker Cleaveland Parker Cleaveland (1780–1858) was an American geologist and mineralogist, born in Rowley, Massachusetts.
Pattillo Higgins Pattillo Higgins was a businessman as well as a self-taught geologist. He earned the nickname the "Prophet of Spindletop" for his endeavors in the oil business, which accrued a fortune for many.
Paul D. Lowman Paul D. Lowman (September 21, 1931 – September 29, 2011) was a geophysicist in the Geodynamics Branch of the Laboratory for Terrestrial Physics at the Goddard Space Flight Center (GSFC) in Green...
Paul Goldberg (geologist) Paul Goldberg is an geologist specializing in geomorphology and geoarchaeology who had done extensive worldwide field researches.
Paul N. Cyr Paul Narcisse Cyr (September 9, 1878 – August 24, 1946) was the elected lieutenant governor in the Huey Pierce Long, Jr., gubernatorial administration who quarreled with the self-designate...
Paul Renne Paul R. Renne (born 1957, San Antonio, Texas) is the director of the Berkeley Geochronology Center and also Professor in Residence of geology in the Department of Earth & Planetary Science, Uni...
Paul Spudis Paul D. Spudis (born 1952) is an American geologist and lunar scientist.
Paul Werner Gast Paul Werner Gast (September 11, 1930–May 16, 1973) was an American geochemist and geologist.
Peter Lesley J. Peter Lesley (17 September 1819-1 June 1903) was an American geologist.
Peter T. Flawn Peter T. Flawn (born February 17, 1926) retired as President of the University of Texas at Austin in 1985 and was named President Emeritus by the Board of Regents.
Peter Vail Peter R. Vail (born January 13, 1930) is an American geologist and geophysicist, the namesake of the Vail curve of sea level changes.
Philip Burke King Philip Burke King (September 24, 1903 – April 25, 1987) was a geologist who worked for the United States Geological Survey.
Preston Cloud Preston Ercelle Cloud, Jr. (September 26, 1912 – January 16, 1991) was an eminent American earth scientist, biogeologist, cosmologist, and professor.
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...
Ralph Patt Ralph Oliver Patt (5 December 1929 – 6 October 2010) was an American jazz-guitarist who introduced major-thirds tuning.
Randolph Bromery Randolph W. ("Bill") Bromery (January 18, 1926 – February 26, 2013) was an African-American educator and geologist, and a former Chancellor of the University of Massachusetts Amherst (1971-79).
Randolph W. Bromery Randolph W. Bromery is an African American educator and geologist, and a former Chancellor of the University of Massachusetts Amherst.
Raphael Pumpelly Raphael Pumpelly (September 8, 1837 – August 10, 1923) was an American geologist and explorer.
Ray S. Bassler Ray S. Bassler was an American geologist and paleontologist.
Raymond R. Rogers Raymond Robert Rogers is a professor and chair of geology at Macalester College.
Richard A. Lutz Richard A. Lutz is an American marine biologist and deep-sea oceanographer.
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.
Richard Funkhouser Richard Edgar Funkhouser (September 10, 1917 – May 15, 2008) was an American diplomat and geologist, specializing in oil.
Richard L. Hay (geologist) Richard LeRoy Hay (April 29, 1929 – February 10, 2006) was an American geologist whose most famous work was as the principal geologist working with Mary Leakey at Olduvai Gorge., the site...
Richard Lee Armstrong Richard Lee "Dick" Armstrong (August 4, 1937 – August 9, 1991) was an American/Canadian scientist who was an expert in the fields of radiogenic isotope geochemistry and geochronology, geo...
Richard Mourdock Richard Earl Mourdock (born October 8, 1951) is the 53rd treasurer of the state of Indiana, serving since February 10, 2007.
Robert P. Sharp Robert Phillip Sharp (24 June 1911 – 25 May 2004) was an expert on the geological surfaces of the Earth and the planet Mars.
Robert R. Coats Robert Roy Coats (1910–1995) was born in Toronto, Canada, and grew up in Marshalltown, Iowa and Seattle, Washington.
Robert S. Dietz Robert Sinclair Dietz (September 14, 1914 – May 19, 1995) was a scientist with the US Coast and Geodetic Survey.
Robert T. Hill Robert Thomas Hill (1858-1941) was a significant figure in the development of American geology during the late nineteenth century and in the early part of the twentieth century.
Robert Wallace Webb Robert Wallace Webb was a professor of geology at the University of California, Los Angeles, and during WWII was Coordinator of Veterans Affairs for the University of California system.
Rossiter W. Raymond Rossiter Worthington Raymond (April 27, 1840, Cincinnati, Ohio – December 31, 1918, Brooklyn, New York) was an American mining engineer, legal scholar and author.
Rousseau H. Flower Rousseau Hayner Flower (1913–1988) was an extremely prolific 20th century paleontologist, known for his eccentric personality.
Roy Herbert Reinhart Roy Herbert Reinhart (born September 11, 1919, died December 11, 2005 Oxford, Ohio) was a zoologist, geologist, and paleontologist.
Samuel Calvin (geologist) Samuel Calvin (1840–1911) was Iowa's first systematic geologist, helping to make the first bedrock and landform maps of Iowa, as well as leading geological research throughout the state.
Samuel S. Adams Samuel S. Adams (1937 – May 5, 2006) was an economic geologist who was a leading advocate of cooperation and multidisciplinary collaboration among professional geologists, the business community...
Sarah Andrews (author) Sarah Andrews is an American geologist and author of twelve science-based mystery novels and several short stories.
Scott Wolter Scott Wolter is an American television personality, forensic geologist and author who hosts the H2 network's television series America Unearthed.
Sharon A. Hill Sharon A. Hill is a science writer and speaker known for her research into the interaction between science and the public, with a focus on education and media topics.
Steven Schafersman Steven Dale Schafersman is an American geologist and current President of Texas Citizens for Science, an advocacy group that opposes teaching creationism as science in the public schools.
Susan Kieffer Susan Elizabeth Werner Kieffer (born November 17, 1942 in Warren, Pennsylvania) is an American physical geologist and planetary scientist.
Suzette Kimball Suzette M. Kimball is an American geologist and environmental scientist who is currently serving as Acting Director of the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS).
T. Wayland Vaughan Thomas Wayland Vaughan (1870–1952) was an American geologist and oceanographer.
Tanya Atwater Tanya Atwater (born August 27, 1942) is a retired American geophysicist and marine geologist who specialized in plate tectonics, in particular the evolution of the San Andreas fault plate boundary.
Terry Plank Terry Ann Plank is an American geochemist, volcanologist and professor of earth science at Columbia College, Columbia University, and the Lamont Doherty Earth Observatory.
Theodore Solomons Theodore Seixas Solomons (1870–1947) was an explorer and early member of the Sierra Club.
Thomas A. Greene Thomas A. Greene (born Rhode Island, 1827; died 1894) was an amateur geologist in Wisconsin, USA. He became successful in the retail drug industry in Milwaukee.
Thomas A. Mutch Thomas A. (Tim) Mutch (August 26, 1931 – October 6, 1980) was an American geologist and planetary scientist.
Thomas Barger Thomas Barger (1909 – 1986) was an American geologist, explorer, miner, businessman and former CEO of the Arabian American Oil Company (formerly Aramco now Saudi Aramco).
Thomas Chrowder Chamberlin Thomas Chrowder Chamberlin (September 25, 1843 – November 15, 1928) was an influential American geologist and educator.
Thomas Condon Thomas Condon (1822–1907) was an Irish Congregational minister, geologist, and paleontologist who gained recognition for his work in the U.S. state of Oregon.
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.
Thomas Jaggar Thomas Augustus Jaggar, Jr. was an American volcanologist.
Thomas Sterry Hunt Thomas Sterry Hunt, American geologist and chemist, was born at Norwich, Connecticut.
Timothy Abbott Conrad Timothy Abbott Conrad (June 21, 1803 in Trenton, New Jersey – August 9, 1877 in Trenton) was an American geologist and malacologist.
Tristram Randolph Kidder Tristram Randolph Kidder (born 1960) is an archaeologist and geologist specializing in the evolution of human societies in Southeastern United States, especially Poverty Point, Louisiana.
Tullis Onstott Tullis Onstott is a professor of geosciences at Princeton University who has done research into endolithic life deep under the Earth's surface.
Ulysses S. Grant IV Ulysses S. Grant IV (May 23, 1893 – March 11, 1977), was the son of Ulysses S. Grant, Jr. and the grandson of General of the Army and President of the United States Ulysses S. Grant.
Ulysses Sherman Grant Ulysses Sherman Grant (February 14, 1867 in Moline, Illinois - September 21, 1932 in Chicago, Illinois) was an American geologist.
Ursula B. Marvin Ursula Bailey Marvin (born August 20, 1921) is an American planetary geologist and author who worked for the Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory.
Vance T. Holliday Vance T. Holliday (born 1950) currently serves as a professor in the School of Anthropology and the department of Geosciences as well as an adjunct professor in the department of Geography at th...
Victor G. Carrillo Victor G. Carrillo is a Texas geologist and politician who was formerly chairman of the Texas Railroad Commission and county judge of Taylor County, Texas.
Walter C. Pitman, III Walter Clarkson Pitman, III is a geophysicist and a professor emeritus at Columbia University.
Walter Curran Mendenhall Walter Curran Mendenhall (February 20, 1871 – June 2, 1957), was the fifth director of the US Geological Survey.
Walter Hermann Bucher Dr. Walter Hermann Bucher (March 12, 1888–February 17, 1965) was a German-American geologist and paleontologist.
Walter K. Link Walter K. Link (1902-1982) was an American oil geologist.
Warren Upham Warren Upham (1850 – 1934) was a geologist, archaeologist, and librarian who is best known for his studies of glacial Lake Agassiz.
Willard Drake Johnson Willard Drake Johnson(1860-1917) was an American glaciologist, topographer, cartographer, hydrographer, geologist, geographer, and ethnologist.
Willard Rouse Jillson Willard Rouse Jillson (May 28, 1890 – October 4, 1975) was a Kentucky historian academic, and geologist who authored numerous books on Kentucky politicians and geology matters pertaining to the ...
William Barton Rogers William Barton Rogers (December 7, 1804 – May 30, 1882) was a geologist, physicist and educator.
William Bullock Clark William Bullock Clark, Ph. D., LL.D (December 15, 1860 – July 27, 1917), was an American geologist.
William C. Krumbein William Christian Krumbein (1902–1979) was a notable geologist, after whom the Krumbein Medal of the International Association for Mathematical Geology (IAMG) was named.
William E. Dietrich William Eric Dietrich (born 1950) is a professor of geology in the Department of Earth and Planetary Science at the University of California, Berkeley.
William Edward Davies William Edward Davies (December 24, 1917 – June 27, 1990) was a notable American geologist, speleologist and official of the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS).
William Embry Wrather William Embry Wrather (January 20, 1883 - November 28, 1963) was an American geologist.
William H. Shideler William Henry "Doc" Shideler was an American geologist who was founder and longtime chair of the department of geology at Miami University and was a founder of the national college fraternity, P...
William Henry Holmes William Henry Holmes (December 1, 1846 – April 20, 1933) was an American explorer, anthropologist, archaeologist, artist, scientific illustrator, cartographer, geologist and museum curator and director.
William J. Breed William J. "Bill" Breed (August 3, 1928 - January 22, 2013) was an American geologist, paleontologist, naturalist and author in Northern Arizona.
William John McGee William John McGee, LL.D. (April 17, 1853 – September 4, 1912) was an American inventor, geologist, anthropologist, and ethnologist, born in Farley, Iowa.
William L. Carpenter William Lewis Carpenter, born January 13, 1844 at Dunkirk, Chautauqua County, New York, died July 10, 1898 at Madison Barracks, Jefferson County, New York.
William Libbey William A. Libbey III was an American professor of physical geography at Princeton University.
William Maclure William Maclure (27 October 1763 – 23 March 1840) was an Americanized Scottish geologist, cartographer and philanthropist.
William Morris Davis William Morris Davis (February 12, 1850 - February 5, 1934) was an American geographer, geologist, geomorphologist, and meteorologist, often called the "father of American geography".
William North Rice William North Rice (1845–1928) was an American geologist, educator, and Methodist minister and theologian concerned with reconciliation of science and religious faith.
William Phipps Blake William Phipps Blake (June 1, 1826 – May 22, 1910) was an American geologist, mining consultant, and educator.
William R. Coyle William Radford Coyle (July 10, 1878 – January 30, 1962) was a Republican member of the U.S. House of Representatives from Pennsylvania.
William R. Dickinson William R. Dickinson (born 1930) is a professor emeritus of geoscience at the University of Arizona and a member of the U.S. National Academy of Sciences.
William R. Muehlberger William Rudolf "Bill" Muehlberger (born September 26, 1923), Professor of Geology at University of Texas at Austin, was the principal geology investigator of both the Apollo 16 and 17 missions t...
William Thomas Pecora William Thomas Pecora (February 1, 1913 – July 19, 1972) was an American geologist.
William Tufts Brigham William Tufts Brigham (1841-1926) was an American geologist, botanist, ethnologist and the first director of the Bernice P. Bishop Museum in Honolulu.
William Walden Rubey William Walden Rubey (December 19, 1898–April 12, 1974) was an American geologist.
William Warren Orcutt William Warren Orcttt was a petroleum geologist who is considered a pioneer in the development of oil production in California, and the use of geology in the oil industry.
William Williams Mather William Williams Mather (born in Brooklyn, Connecticut, 24 May 1804; died in Columbus, Ohio, 26 February 1859) was a United States geologist.
Willis Blatchley Willis Stanley Blatchley (6 October 1859, North Madison, Connecticut - 28 May 1940, Indianapolis, Indiana) was an American entomologist, malacologist and geologist.
Wilmot Hyde Bradley Wilmot Hyde Bradley, aka "Bill" Bradley (4 April 1899, New Haven, CT - 12 April 1979, Bangor, ME) was a co-founder (1943) and Chief of the Branch of Military Geology and Chief Geologist of the U...
Xue Feng Xue Feng (born February 6, 1965), a naturalized American citizen, is a geologist who worked for IHS Inc. and was sentenced to 8 years of prison by Chinese authorities for espionage.