Oral history of British science

Lovelock, James (part 7 of 13). An Oral History of British Science.

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  • Type

    sound

  • Duration

    00:02:59

  • Shelf mark

    C1379/15

  • Subjects

    Climate Change Science

  • Recording date

    2010-04-08

  • Recording locations

    Interviewee’s home, Cornwall

  • Interviewees

    Lovelock, James, 1919 - (speaker, male)

  • Interviewers

    Merchant, Paul (speaker, male)

  • Abstract

    Part 7: Description of photograph of ECD, gas chromatograph, nitrogen cylinder, amplifier, chart recorder on bench on research ship ‘Shackleton’, 1971. Comments on simplicity of equipment; detection of methyl iodide, carbon tetrachloride. Story of German researcher on ‘Shackleton’ admiring equipment; invitation to Germany to show equipment; subsequent voyage on research ship ‘Meteor’.

  • Description

    Life story interview with James Lovelock, independent scientist, environmentalist, author and researcher.

  • Related transcripts

    James Lovelock interviewed by Paul Merchant: full transcript of the interview

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Lovelock, James (part 7 of 13). An Oral History of British Science.

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