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Women in geology

E. R. Applin (1895-1972)
M.A. University of California at Berkeley

Employed as a paleontologist by E. T. Dumble at the Rio Bravo Oil Company.

Realized the importance of micropaleontology in the search for oil.

Taught for a short time in the Department of Geological Sciences at UT.

Later joined the USGS where she made important contributions to the seminal work in foraminifera of R. A. Cushman.

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E.R. Applin
Esther Richards Applin

Image from Ferguson, 1982, courtesy of BEG and AAPG


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