Rose's Grandfather Amadeus William Grabau 

Born: 1/09/1870
Died: 3/20/1946

 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.

 

Encyclopedia Britannica (Amadeus Grabau)
Mary Clark Thompson Medal (Amadeus William Grabau -Awarded for most important service to geology and paleontology. Established through the Mary Clark Thompson Fund. Scheduled for presentation in the year 2003)

 

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