|Oral history interview with Robert Leroy Baskin, conducted by Becky B. Lloyd, part 2 (audio and transcript)
|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.
|Llyod, Becky B.
|Salt Lake City, Salt Lake County, Utah, United States
|Great Salt Lake (Utah); Geology; Geological Survey (U.S.); Salt lake ecology
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|Collection Number and Name
|A1310 Great Salt Lake Oral History Collection
|50 pages; 2:06
|oral histories (literary works)
|Is Part of
|Everett L. Cooley Oral History Project