In Remembrance: Karl Karekin Turekian Died on March 15 2013

Karl Karekin Turekian, Sterling Professor of Geology and Geophysics Emeritus and senior research scientist, passed away on March 15, 2013, at Connecticut Hospice in Branford, Connecticut.  Turekian spent his entire career at Yale, joining the faculty in 1956, and held numerous academic and administrative posts throughout his 57 years at the university.

A complete obituary appeared in the New Haven Register on March 18, 2013.

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    DEAN HAMILTON AUSLANDER, 12:09am December 27 2021 | Ico flag Flag as inappropriate

    I first became aware of global warming when I took Professor Turekian's course on Oceans. I remember him as a most engaging teacher. He had the class compute the rise in sea level if the ice caps were to melt. Never wanted to own beachfront property ever since. DHA class of '72.

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