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Correns, Carl W. (Carl Wilhelm), 1893-1980

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Personal name headingCorrens, Carl W. (Carl Wilhelm), 1893-1980
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Variant(s)Correns, C. W. (Carl Wilhelm), 1893-1980
Birth date1893-05-19
Death date1980-08-29
Place of birthTübingen (Germany)
Place of deathGöttingen (Germany)
Field of activitySedimentology Petrology Mineralogy Geochemistry
AffiliationDeutsche Atlantische Expedition (1925-1927)
Universität Rostock
Universität Göttingen
Profession or occupationCollege teachers Mineralogists Geologists
Special noteOld catalog hdg: Correns, Carl Wilhelm, 1893-
Found inLCCN 67-29617: His Einführung in die Mineralogie, 1968 (hdg.: Correns, Carl Wilhelm, 1893- ; usage: Carl W. Correns)
LC data base, 5-6-85 (hdg.: Correns, Carl Wilhelm, 1893- ; usage: Carl W. Correns; variant: C.W. Correns)
Biog. & geneal. master index, May 21, 2003 (Correns, Carl Wilhelm (1893-1980)), August 10, 2020 (Correns, Carl Wilhelm; born in Túbingen, Germany on 19 May 1893; died in Göttingen, Germany on 29 August 1980; sedimentary petrology, mineralogy, geochemistry; Correns was the son of Carl Erich Correns and Elisabeth Widmer; his father, a botanist, was one of the founders of modern genetics; he received a Ph. D. in 1920 in Berlin; after an assistantship at the Geological Institute of the University at Munich, he entered the Prussian Geological Survey in 1921; in 1926 and 1927 Correns took part in the German Atlantic Expedition on the ship Meteor; this led to another voyage to Brazil in 1930 and a guest professorship at Sao Paulo in 1958; Correns was appointed associate professor of mineralogy and geology at the University of Rostock in 1927 and full professor in 1930; in 1938 he accepted the posts of professor of mineralogy and director of the new Institute of Sedimentary Petrography at the University of Göttingen; from 1941 until his retirement in 1961, Correns was also director of the Institute of Mineralogy and Petrography at Göttingen; Correns was one of the founders of modern sedimentary petrology)
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