Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America

About the PNAS Member Editor
Name Alvarez, Walter
Location University of California, Berkeley
Primary Field Geology
 Election Citation
From his landmark study of the magnetostratigraphy of deep sea deposits near Gubbio, Italy, and his deep knowledge of geology, Alvarez led a team at Berkeley, California, to the discovery of impacts of interplanetary bodies with the Earth as a probably cause of mass extinctions of species.
 Research Interests
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