Alfred Lothar Wegener

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German geophysicist who proposed the theory of continental drift (1880-1930)


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The research was led by a team at the Alfred Wegener Institute and included academics from Cardiff University, Qingdao National Laboratory for Marine Science and Technology and the University of Bremen.
At Alfred Wegener Institute (AWI), a member of the Helmholtz Association of German Research Centers, the SX-ACE is being used for the numerical modeling of oceanographic physics and chemistry, as well as climatic variations particularly in the Earth's polar regions.
Marine biologist Angela Koehler of the Alfred Wegener Institute for Polar and Marine Research (AWI) is credited with developing the method and the AWI has taken out a worldwide patent on it.
The history of science is filled with examples of individuals with new ideas being met by the current scientific establishment not with enthusiasm, but rather with disregard and some times, even ridicule like Louis Agassiz with glaciation and Alfred Wegener with continental drift.
Markus Rex from the Alfred Wegener Institute has discovered that above the tropical West Pacific there is a natural, invisible hole extending over several thousand kilometres in a layer that prevents transport of most of the natural and manmade substances into the stratosphere by virtue of its chemical composition.
A team of researchers from the Alfred Wegener Institute for Polar and Marine Research in Bremerhaven, Germany, examined high-resolution air and satellite photos from 1951 to 2012.
If, as I suspect, the 'Arp effect' is only the tip of the iceberg, then it will look very similar to the case of Alfred Wegener and the theory of continental drift.
Hace cien anos, el 6 de enero de 1912, Alfred Wegener hablo en la reunion anual de la Asociacion Geologica Alemana, en Francfort.
This study has now been published in the scientific journal Science by scientists from the Universities of Bern and Grenoble and the Alfred Wegener Institute for Polar and Marine Research in the Helmholtz Association.
Steve Watkins of the Monterey Bay Library at California State University reported that the Alfred Wegener Institut in Bremerhaven (Germany) was the top lending library in 2011, followed by four U.
El pensamiento pedagogico aleman estuvo presente tambien en los principios rectores de la reforma de la ensenanza secundaria durante los anos 1894-1895, cuyo artifice fue Jaime Moniz; en la famosa teoria de la deriva de los continentes de Alfred Wegener, que se estudia actualmente en los manuales escolares de ciencias naturales portuguesas, y en la presencia de libros alemanes en las bibliotecas portuguesas creadas por Adolfo Coelho dentro de su actividad como profesor y pedagogo.
The research statioin is operated by Germany's Alfred Wegener Institute for Polar and Marine Research.
The theory that these continents had once been joined but had split and moved apart was recognized by the scientific community after the findings of the German meteorologist Alfred Wegener were published in 1915.
The objective of our experiment is to manipulate one point of the ocean in its natural context in order to understand and quantify the processes that characterise the ocean ecosystems," said professor Ulrich Bathmann of the Alfred Wegener Institute for Polar and Marine Research, entrusted with the project alongside the National Oceanography Institute of India.
Microbiologist Elisabeth Helmke from the Alfred Wegener Institute in Germany (above right) scrapes orange deposits from a Gakkel Ridge rock snatched up by Camper's grabber.