Oral history interview with Robert Leroy Baskin, conducted by Becky B. Lloyd, part 1 (audio and transcript)

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Title Oral history interview with Robert Leroy Baskin, conducted by Becky B. Lloyd, part 1 (audio and transcript)
Creator Baskin, Robert
Contributor Llyod, Becky B.
Date 2015-04-07
Spatial Coverage West Valley City, Salt Lake County, Utah, United States
Subject Great Salt Lake (Utah); Geology; Geological Survey (U.S.); Salt lake ecology
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Description This is a series of two interviews focusing on Rob Baskin's work with Great Salt Lake. Mr. Baskin was born in Montclair, New Jersey, and grew up in the small town of Branchville. His parents were school teachers, and his father was also a seasonal ranger at Yellowstone National Park. Each summer for most of Mr. Baskin's life, he traveled West with his family for their summer job. Mr. Baskin graduated from Thiel College in Pennsylvania with a Bachelor's of Arts degree in geology. He received his Master's degree in geography from the University of Utah. His thesis work involved a thermal imaging project of the Great Salt Lake. He started working for the Utah office of the USGS while still a student, and accepted full-time employment there upon graduation. He discusses his considerable and interesting scientific work on the Great Salt Lake.
Collection Number and Name A1310 Great Salt Lake Oral History Collection
Type Text; Sound
Format application/pdf
Extent 31 pages; 1:14
Language eng
Rights https://rightsstatements.org/page/InC-NC/1.0/
Rights Holder Baskin, Robert
ARK ark:/87278/s6z78e39
Genre oral histories (literary works)
Is Part of Everett L. Cooley Oral History Project
Setname uum_gslohc
Date Created 2021-12-17
Date Modified 2021-12-17
ID 1732665
Reference URL https://collections.lib.utah.edu/ark:/87278/s6z78e39