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Schlumberger Professor of Geology

Massachusetts Institute of Technology

President

The Geological Society of America Inc

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GSA press release - GSA Announces 2009 Gold Medalists

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B. Clark Burchfiel, Schlumberger Professor of Geology at Massachusetts Institute of Technology will be awarded the prestigious Penrose Medal for 2009. Established in 1927 by R.A.F. Penrose, Jr., the medal recognizes outstanding original work that marks a major advance in the science of geology. In citing Burchfiel for the award, Gregory A. Davis of the University of Southern California wrote, "Most of Burchfiel's work has concerned continental tectonics in such diverse environments as the slopes of Everest, the deserts of the U.S. Southwest, the Appalachian forests, the Scandinavian Caledonian arctic, the Helvetics and Carpathians, the Tibetan Plateau and its transitional margins, the ethnically conflicted Balkan states, and the northern Andes. In citing Burchfiel for the award, Gregory A. Davis of the University of Southern California wrote, "Most of Burchfiel's work has concerned continental tectonics in such diverse environments as the slopes of Everest, the deserts of the U.S. Southwest, the Appalachian forests, the Scandinavian Caledonian arctic, the Helvetics and Carpathians, the Tibetan Plateau and its transitional margins, the ethnically conflicted Balkan states, and the northern Andes.

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Over a period of nearly 50 years, Burchfiel has traveled, measured, and mapped the world and authored more than 180 papers documenting his discoveries.
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Burchfiel, Harrison, and Lee will reflect on their scientific careers and take questions from the audience.


Geological Society of America - Past Presidents

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B. Clark Burchfiel


Media Advisory-GSA 2003 Annual Meeting

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GSA President Clark Burchfiel, Department of Earth and Planetary Science, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, will present "New Technology, New Geological Challenges."


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B. Clark Burchfiel Massachusetts Institute of Technology


Piercing and Tattoo News ยป Bodyart, Piercing and Tattoo News and Events

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Clark Burchfiel, a professor of geology at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, who performed research in the area, said that section of the Longmen Shan fault would not have been expected to generate an earthquake of thatmagnitude.

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