Aubouin, Jean

The following article is from The Great Soviet Encyclopedia (1979). It might be outdated or ideologically biased.

Aubouin, Jean


Born May 5, 1928, in Évreux, Eure Department. French geologist. Professor of geology at the Pierre and Marie Curie University of Paris (1961).

Aubouin’s main works deal with tectonics, stratigraphy, and geological cartography. Aubouin has written special works devoted to the geology of the Mediterranean region and the tectonics and morphology of the Alps, as well as to the Andes and geosynclines.

In 1976, Aubouin became a foreign member of the Academy of Sciences of the USSR.


In Russian translation:
Geosinklinali: Problemy proiskhozhdeniia i razvitiia. Moscow, 1967.
The Great Soviet Encyclopedia, 3rd Edition (1970-1979). © 2010 The Gale Group, Inc. All rights reserved.
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