Horodyski, Robert J.

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Biographical History

Robert Horodyski was born in Morristown, New Jersey, May 4, 1943. He earn a bachelors in geology (1965) and Masters (1968) from Massachusetts Institute of Technology, and his Ph.D. (1973) from University of California, Los Angeles. After completing his Ph.D. He became an assistant professor at UCLA until 1976 when he taught at University of Notre Dame, before becoming assistant professor of Earth Sciences at Tulane University in 1978. Horodyski spent much of his career studying the geology of Glacier National Park in Montana and the structure of stromatolites. He also completed field work in Canada and Baja California. In the 1990s, Horodyski worked with Mikhail A. Fedonkin (Russian Academy of Science) and Ellis L. Yochelson (U.S. Geological Survey) to study the Appekunny Formation. He passed away in 1995.

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  • J. William Schopf, John Philip Shannon, Jr., John B. Thomas, Ruth Tener, Harris B. Stewart, Jr., M. Dane Picard and Robert L. Folk. (1979). "Society Records and Activities."Journal of Paleontology. 53 (6) 1440-1465. Retrieved from http://www.jstor.org/stable/1304153
  • Hunt, Rebecca K. (2006). "Proterozoiz Paleontology of the Belt Supergroup, Glacier National Park." Fossils from Federal Lands. New Mexico Museum of Natural History and Science Bulletin 34. Retrieved from https://www.nature.nps.gov/geology/paleontology/pub/fossil_conference_7/7%20Hunt%201.pdf

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1943

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1995

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