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Arthur Newell Strahler

Arthur Newell Strahler, Indian former geology educator, author. Fellow Geological Society of America, American Geography Society; member American Geophysical Union, Phi Beta Kappa, Sigma Xi.

Background

  • Strahler, Arthur Newell was born on February 20, 1918 in Kolhapur, India. Son of Milton W. and Harriet (Brittan) Strahler.

  • Education

    • AB, College Wooster, 1938. A.M., Columbia University, 1940. Doctor of Philosophy (University fellow), Columbia University, 1944.

    Career

    • Faculty Columbia University, 1941-1971, professor geomorphology, 1958-1968, adjunct professor geology, 1968-1971, chairman department geology, 1959-1962.

    Works

    • Modern Physical Geography
    • This physical geography textbook has been revised and updated to include updates on environmental and scientific topics, additional remote-sensing images and new material on areas such as meteorology, oceanography, hydrology and ecology.

    Membership

    Fellow Geological Society of America, American Geography Society. Member American Geophysical Union, Phi Beta Kappa, Sigma Xi.

    Connections

    • Married Margaret E. Wanless, August 10, 1940. Children: Alan H., Marjorie E.
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    Born February 20, 1918
    • 1938
      College Wooster
    • 1940
      Columbia University
    • 1944
      Columbia University