Norman Levi Bowen, 1887-1956

  title={Norman Levi Bowen, 1887-1956},
  author={Cecil Edgar Tilley},
  journal={Biographical Memoirs of Fellows of the Royal Society},
  pages={22 - 6}
  • Cecil Edgar Tilley
  • Published 1957
  • Geology
  • Biographical Memoirs of Fellows of the Royal Society
Norman Levi Bowen, Research Associate of the Geophysical Laboratory of the Carnegie Institution of Washington, and one of the great pioneers in experimental petrology, died in Washington D.C. on 11 September 1956 in his seventieth year. He was born at Kingston, Ontario, on 21 June 1887, the younger son of William Alfred Bowen, a Londoner by birth, who had come to settle in Canada. Bowen attended school in Kingston and in the autumn of 1903 entered Queen’s University, registering in the Faculty… Expand
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II.—Some Aspects of Igneous Geology; 1908-1958
  • E. Bailey
  • History
  • Transactions of the Glasgow Geological Society
  • 1958


Crystallization-Differentiation in Igneous Magmas
The Order of Crystallization in Igneous Rocks
The Problem of the Anorthosites
The Behavior of Inclusions in Igneous Magmas
Progressive Metamorphism of Siliceous Limestone and Dolomite
The Reaction Principle in Petrogenesis
Diffusion in Silicate Melts
The Later Stages of the Evolution of the Igneous Rocks
The evolution of the igneous rocks