The President's National Medal of Science: Recipient Details
G. Brent Dalrymple
Dean and Professor Emeritus
Oregon State University
College of Oceanic & Atmospheric Sciences
"For his pioneering work in determining the geomagnetic polarity reversal timescale; a discovery that led to the theory of plate tectonics."
Presented by President George W. Bush in a White House East Room ceremony on March 14, 2005