List of geologists

A geologist is a contributor to the science of geology. Geologists are also known as earth scientists or geoscientists.

The following is a list of notable geologists. Many have received such awards as the Penrose Medal or the Wollaston Medal, or have been inducted into the National Academy of Sciences or the Royal Society.

Geoscience specialties represented include geochemistry, geophysics, structural geology, tectonics, geomorphology, glaciology, hydrology, hydrogeology, oceanography, mineralogy, petrology, crystallography, paleontology, paleobotany, paleoclimatology, palynology, petroleum geology, planetary geology, sedimentology, soil science, stratigraphy, and volcanology. In this list, the person listed is a geologist unless another specialty is noted. Only geologists with biographical articles in Wikipedia are listed here.

A

Louis Agassiz

B

Florence Bascom, 1893

C

Edward Drinker Cope

D

Charles Darwin, c.1860
Ljudmila Dolar Mantuani (1906-1988) first female professor of petrography in Yugoslavia

E

F

G

Grove Karl Gilbert

H

James Hutton
Jack Horner, 2012

I

J

David A. Johnston at Mount St. Helens, 5-17-1980

K

Clarence King, circa 1875

L

Joseph LeConte

M

Andrija Mohorovičić, c.1880
Oscar Edward Meinzer


N

John Strong Newberry

O

P

R

Charles Richter, c.1971

S

William Smith, father of English geology

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U

V

W

Alfred Wegener, c.1925

Y

Z

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