Grandfather Amadeus William Grabau
Amadeus Grabau 1930
considered the father of geology in China
American geologist and paleontologist, known for his work on world stratigraphic deposits and the deciphering of Earth history.
Grabau was a professor at Columbia University, New York, and later worked on the
geologic survey of China. In 1940 he developed a theory of rhythms in the growth
of the Earth's crust, and of repetitions in mountain building.
Britannica (Amadeus Grabau)
|Mary Clark Thompson Medal
William Grabau -Awarded for most important service to geology and paleontology. Established through the Mary Clark Thompson Fund. Scheduled for presentation in the year