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Warren B. Hamilton

Warren B. Hamilton, a widely traveled geologist formerly of the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) and Colorado School of Mines, whose work integrated observational geology and geophysics into planetary-scale syntheses, died peacefully at his home in Golden, Colorado, on 26 October 2018.


Memorial to Warren B. Hamilton, 1925-2018

an obituary


Laurence C. Hamilton, Gillian R. Foulger, Sarah R. Hamilton, Keith A. Howard & Seth A. Stein


Tributes to Warren

Warren's last manuscript

"Toward a myth-free geodynamic history of Earth and its neighbors"
was published posthumously and open-access 26 July, 2019.

A Topical Session was held in Warren's honor at the
2019 Geological Society of America Annual Meeting 22 - 25 September, 2019 at Phoenix, Arizona

T48. Unconventional Ideas and Outrageous Hypotheses: In Honor of Warren B. Hamilton

Session 1 ; Session 2 ; Session 3 ; Session 4

Convened by G.R. Foulger, K. Howard & D.M. Jurdy

This was supported by a fieldtrip:

A River is Born: Highlights of the Geologic Evolution of the Colorado River Extensional Corridor and its River: A Field Trip Honoring the Life and legacy of Warren Hamilton

Led by P. Kyle House, K.A. Howard, B.E. John, P.A. Pearthree, R.S. Crow & J.M.G. Miller

A GSA Special Paper honoring Warren, is in preparation:

"In the Footsteps of Warren B. Hamilton: New Ideas in Earth Science"

Edited by G.R. Foulger, D.M. Jurdy, C.A. Stein, L.C. Hamilton, K. Howard and S. Stein


Warren's Website Postings

Zombie science & geoscience

D.L. Anderson & W.B. Hamilton

Cold, Plumeless Venus has an Ancient Accretionary Surface

Warren B. Hamilton

…for abstracts, PDFs and much commentary contributed by Warren to the website, use the google searchbar on the home page to search on his name.

last updated 7th February, 2020