B. Clark Burchfiel

Geologist, Author

1934 –

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Who is B. Clark Burchfiel?

Burrell Clark Burchfiel is an American structural geologist. Born in Stockton, California, he earned his Ph.D. in 1961 at Yale University. His first academic appointment was to the Geology department at Rice University. He is presently the Schlumberger Professor of Geology at MIT. Research interests: Origin, development, and structural evolution of the continental crust. His current work involves study of the geological history and evolution of the Tibetan plateau.

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Born
Mar 21, 1934
United States of America
Nationality
  • United States of America
Profession
Education
  • Yale University
Employment
  • Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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