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Farman, Joseph Charles [Joe] (1930–2013), Antarctic geophysicist

Brian Gardiner.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

P ublished online January 2017 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Geophysics; World History; Maps and Map-making. 1401 words.

Farman, Joseph Charles [Joe] (1930–2013), Antarctic geophysicist, was born on 7 August 1930 at the Norfolk and Norwich Hospital, Norwich, the only son and younger child of Joseph John...

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Foster, Henry (bap. 1796, d. 1831), geophysicist and naval officer

Gordon Goodwin.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Military History; Naval Forces and Warfare; Geophysics. 962 words.

Foster, Henry (bap. 1796, d. 1831), geophysicist and naval officer, was baptized on 4 September 1796 at Copp Chapel, near Woodplumpton, near Preston, Lancashire, the eldest son of Henry...

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Macelwane, James Bernard

William Stauder.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Roman Catholicism, Roman Catholic Church; Geophysics. 1370 words.

Macelwane, James Bernard (28 September 1883–15 February 1956), geophysicist and Jesuit priest, was born near Port Clinton, Ohio, the son of Alexander Macelwane, a fisherman and farmer, and...

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Riddell, Charles James Buchanan (1817–1903), army officer and geophysicist

T. E. James.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Military History; Land Forces and Warfare; Geophysics. 468 words.

Riddell, Charles James Buchanan (1817–1903), army officer and geophysicist, born at Lilliesleaf, Roxburghshire, on 19 November 1817, was the third son of Sir John Buchanan Riddell, ninth...

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