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Atwood, Wallace Walter

Trent A. Mitchell.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Education; Earth Sciences and Geography; Geomorphology. 1602 words.

Atwood, Wallace Walter (01 October 1872–24 July 1949), geomorphologist and geographer, was born in Chicago, Illinois, the son of Thomas Greene Atwood, a builder and planing mill operator,...

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Bagnold, Ralph Alger (1896–1990), soldier and geomorphologist

Andrew S. Goudie.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Military History; Warfare and Defence; Geomorphology. 1075 words.

Bagnold, Ralph Alger (1896–1990), soldier and geomorphologist, was born on 3 April 1896 at the Manor House, Stoke, Devonport, the second of two children born to Major Arthur Henry Bagnold...

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Dury, George Harry (1916–1996), geographer and geomorphologist

James C. Knox.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

P ublished online September 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Education; Earth Sciences and Geography; Geomorphology. 1702 words.

Dury, George Harry (1916–1996), geographer and geomorphologist, was born in Hellidon, near Daventry, Northamptonshire, on 11 September 1916, the son of Harry Dury (1879–1961), an...

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Embleton, Clifford (1931–1994), geomorphologist and geographer

Andrew S. Goudie.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Education; Earth Sciences and Geography; Geomorphology. 818 words.

Embleton, Clifford (1931–1994), geomorphologist and geographer, was born on 11 May 1931 at Highfield, 11 Fairacres Road, Bebington-cum-Bromborough, Chester, the only son of Arthur Thomas...

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Jennings, Joseph Newell [Joe] (1916–1984), geomorphologist

Brad Pillans and Donald Walker.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

P ublished online September 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Education; Earth Sciences and Geography; Geomorphology. 1128 words.

Jennings, Joseph Newell [Joe] (1916–1984), geomorphologist, was born at 135 Upper Wortley Road, Wortley, Leeds, Yorkshire, on 29 June 1916, the son of Joseph Newell Jennings, a commercial...

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Johnson, Douglas Wilson

Charles W. Carey.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Geomorphology. 1042 words.

Johnson, Douglas Wilson (30 November 1878–24 February 1944), geomorphologist, was born in Parkersburg, West Virginia, the son of Isaac Hollenback Johnson, a lawyer and editor of a...

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Linton, David Leslie (1906–1971), geographer and geomorphologist

Andrew S. Goudie.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Education; Earth Sciences and Geography; Geomorphology. 763 words.

Linton, David Leslie (1906–1971), geographer and geomorphologist, was born on 12 July 1906 at 883 Old Kent Road, London, the second of three children of Samuel James Linton, master grocer,...

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Sweeting, Marjorie Mary (1920–1994), geomorphologist

Peter A. Bull.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Geomorphology. 1226 words.

Sweeting, Marjorie Mary (1920–1994), geomorphologist, was born on 28 February 1920, at 24 Radipole Road, Fulham, the only child of George Scotland Sweeting, geology lecturer at Imperial...

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Thornes, John Barrie (1940–2008), geographer and geomorphologist

Denys Brunsden.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

March 2013; p ublished online January 2012 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Education; Earth Sciences and Geography; Geomorphology. 1495 words.

Thornes, John Barrie (1940–2008), geographer and geomorphologist, was born on 27 February 1940 in Horbury, near Wakefield, Yorkshire, the only child of Edwin Thornes, engineering foreman,...

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Wooldridge, Sidney William (1900–1963), geomorphologist and geographer

Elizabeth Baigent.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Education; Earth Sciences and Geography; Geomorphology. 1065 words.

Wooldridge, Sidney William (1900–1963), geomorphologist and geographer, was born in Hornsey, north London, on 16 November 1900, younger son (there was also a daughter) of Lewis William...

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