Veikko Aleksanteri Heiskanen
1895 – 1971
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Who was Veikko Aleksanteri Heiskanen?
Veikko Aleksanteri Heiskanen was a famous Finnish geodesist.
He is mostly known for his refinement of the theory of isostasy by George Airy and for his studies of the global geoid.
1931-1949 Professor of Geodesy, Helsinki University of Technology
1933-1936 Member of Finnish Parliament
1949-1961 Director, Finnish Geodetic Institute
1951-1961 Research professor, Ohio State University
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