publication . Other literature type . Article . 2016

A Biography and Obituary of Alfred Traverse (1925–2015)

James B. Riding; William G. Chaloner FRS; Martin B. Farley; Fredrick J. Rich; Paul K. Strother;
  • Published: 07 Apr 2016
  • Publisher: Figshare
  • Country: United Kingdom
Abstract
Al and Betty Traverse in the Botanischer Garten , Berlin, Germany in August 1987. Professor Alfred (‘Al’) Traverse passed away following a long illness at 90 years of age on September 15th 2015 at Juniper Village, State College, Pennsylvania, USA. With his death, the twin sciences of palaeobotany and palynology have lost one of their most influential and productive of practitioners and teachers. He had a stellar student career, was a coal petrologist, an industrial palynologist and held parallel positions in the Episcopal (Anglican) church. However he is principally defined by his 30-year tenure as a professor at The Pennsylvania State University (Penn State) fr...
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free text keywords: Medicine, 69999 Biological Sciences not elsewhere classified, 80699 Information Systems not elsewhere classified, Obituary, Paleontology, Family moved, Geology, Art history, Traverse, Biography, Environmental ethics
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publication . Other literature type . Article . 2016

A Biography and Obituary of Alfred Traverse (1925–2015)

James B. Riding; William G. Chaloner FRS; Martin B. Farley; Fredrick J. Rich; Paul K. Strother;