Scientist or institution: Ribera Faig, Josep M.
Repository institution: Museu Geològic del Seminari de Barcelona
Period covered: 1939-1989 aprox
Joan B. Ribera i Faig (Barcelona, 1919 - Worcester, Massachusetts, 1989). A geologist and Benedictine monk, he studied geology at the University of Barcelona and earned his doctorate in 1986. He studied the continental Plyocene of the Alt Empordà, the Quaternary in the Maresme, the geology of the mountain ranges in Andalusia and the Plioplystocene series on the northeast coast of the Iberian Peninsula. He moved to the USA and taught at Harvard University, where he conducted a palaeontological study of New Mexico, among others.
Approximate volume: 1,6 ml