ALBERT P. CRARY SCIENCE AND ENGINEERING
dedicated 4 November 1991
Albert P. Crary, 1911 - 1987
Pioneer in polar geophysics and glaciology,
skilled and admired administrator of polar research expeditions,
the first person to set foot on both poles. 1952-1955 - chief
scientist for arctic ice island T - 3. 1955 - established U.S.
glaciology headquarters for the International Geophysical Year.
1957 - deputy leader of United States science during the International
Geophysical Year and science leader at Little America, Antarctica.
1960 - 1968 - chief scientist United States Antarctic research
Program. 1969 - 1976 - deputy, then director, Divisions of Environmental
Sciences, National Science Foundation.
Picture courtesy of Mike Usher
- Mike went on a Ross Sea expedition on board the Kapitan Khlebnikov
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