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Robert Dolan (marine geologist)

American geologist (1929-2016)

Robert "Bob" Dolan (April 5, 1929 – April 24, 2016) was an American marine geologist. He was a professor of Coastal Geology at the University of Virginia. He was born in Los Angeles, California. He was the co-creator of the Dolan/Davis Scale for Nor'easter.[1][2]

Robert 'Bob' Dolan
Born
Robert Giles Dolan

(1929-04-05)April 5, 1929
DiedApril 24, 2016(2016-04-24) (aged 87)

Dolan died in Charlottesville, Virginia at the age of 87 on April 24, 2016.

ReferencesEdit

  1. DEAN, CORNELIA (June 23, 1992). "Scientists Put a Ruler on Northeasters". New York Times.
  2. Dolan, Robert; Davis, Robert (October 1, 1992). "An Intensity Scale for Atlantic Coast Northeast Storms". Journal of Coastal Research 8 (4): 840–853. https://www.jstor.org/stable/4298040.