Li Siguang (1889-1971), one of China's most famous geologists, founded a branch of geology called geomechanics, which deals with the stresses and strains on the earth's crust.
Logan, William Edmond (1798-1875), a Canadian geologist, gained fame for his pioneering work researching coal, glacial action, early fossil evidence of life, and ancient rocks. See more »
Smith, William (1769-1839) was an English geologist and is widely viewed as the founder of English geology. See more »
Winchell, Alexander (1824-1891), a United States geologist. His lectures and writings acquainted many people in the United States with new developments in science. See more »
Wolberg, Donald Lester (1949 -) is an American paleontologist who made important discoveries and promoted knowledge of paleontology to the public. See more »