Scientist or institution: Fontboté i Mussoles, Josep M.
Repository institution: Museu Geològic del Seminari de Barcelona
Period covered: 1941-1989 aprox
Josep M. Fontboté i Mussoles (Barcelona, 1921 - Sant Boi de Llobregat, 1989). He earned a doctorate in natural sciences from the University of Barcelona. He was a Full Professor of Physical Geography and Applied Geology at the University of Granada and the director of the Department of Geological Research at the Spanish National Research Council - CSIC. He was appointed Chair of the Department of Geomorphology and Tectonics at the University of Barcelona, where he served as the Vice Chancellor of Academic Planning and spearheaded the introduction of geophysical courses and geophysical research. He was largely responsible for the creation of the Eduard Fontserè Centre of Geophysical Studies in the Institute of Catalan Studies - IEC.
Approximate volume: 4,8 ml