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date: 27 November 2022

Vita-Finzi, Dr Claudio free

Vita-Finzi, Dr Claudio free

FBA 2012

Born Sydney 21 Nov. 1936; s of Paolo Vita-Finzi and Nadia Vita-Finzi (née Touchmalova); m 1969, Penelope; one s

Scientific Associate, Department of Earth Sciences (formerly Mineralogy), Natural History Museum, since 2001

Education

Quintin Sch.; St John’s Coll., Cambridge (BA 1958; PhD 1962; ScD 1988)

Career

Res. Fellow, St John’s Coll., Cambridge, 1961–64; University College London: Lectr in Geog., then Geology, 1964–87; Prof. of Neotectonics, 1987–2001, now Emeritus. Mem., Amer. Philosophical Soc., 1997–. G. K. Warren Prize, US NAS, 1994

Publications

The Mediterranean Valleys, 1969; Recent Earth History, 1973; Archaeological Sites, 1978; Recent Earth Movements, 1986; Monitoring the Earth, 2002; Planetary Geology, 2005; The Sun: a user’s manual, 2008; Solar History, 2012; A History of the Solar System, 2016; The Sun Today, 2018; papers in scientific jls

Recreations

clarinet trios for two

Address

22 South Hill Park NW3 2SB

(020) 7794 4415, 07713 886687

cvitafinzi@aol.com