Oral history interview with J. Wallace Gwynn, conducted by Becky B. Lloyd (transcript)

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Title Oral history interview with J. Wallace Gwynn, conducted by Becky B. Lloyd (transcript)
Description Dr. Gwynn was employed by the Utah Geological Survey (UGS) for thirty-four years as the geologist primarily assigned to the Great Salt Lake. In this interview, Dr. Gwynn talks about his experiences with the UGS and his work with the Great Salt Lake, including topics on the brine, lake minerals, salt mining, oil exploration and the impact of the mid-1980 high water years on the lake and his work. Dr. Gwynn edited two anthology publications on the Great Salt Lake. The first published in 1980, Great Salt Lake: a scientific, historical and economic overview; the second, Great Salt Lake: an overview of change, was published in 2002. Dr. Gwynn received bachelor's and PhD degrees from the University of Utah in mineralogy and allied fields. He worked for a few years in industry before joining the UGS.
Creator Gwynn, J. Wallace
Contributor Llyod, Becky B.
Date 2013-10-12
Spatial Coverage Bountiful, Davis County, Utah, United States
Subject Great Salt Lake (Utah); Salt lake ecology; Geology
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Collection Number and Name A1310 Great Salt Lake Oral History Collection
Type Text
Format application/pdf
Extent 44 pages
Language eng
Rights Holder Gwynn, J. Wallace
Relation https://archiveswest.orbiscascade.org/ark:80444/xv48007
ARK ark:/87278/s608s808
Genre oral histories (literary works)
Is Part of Everett L. Cooley Oral History Project
Setname uum_gslohc
ID 1732673
Reference URL https://collections.lib.utah.edu/ark:/87278/s608s808
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