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IGPP Revelle Laboratories

IGPP Revelle Laboratories

About named building

The Roger and Ellen Revelle Laboratory for Geophysics honors Roger Randall Dougan Revelle (1909-1991) and his wife, Ellen Clark Revelle, a grandniece of Ellen Browning Scripps. Roger Revelle first came to Scripps Institution of Oceanography as a student, became a well-regarded as a scientist and professor, then went on to become director of Scripps, a position he held for more than a decade. The Revelle Laboratory is considered one of the most beautiful buildings in the UC system. It was designed by Fred Liebhardt, a former apprentice to architects Frank Lloyd Wright and Lloyd Ruocco, and is a fitting companion to the Ruocco-designed Munk Laboratory.

Details

Naming Type: Honorary
Building Location: Scripps Institution of Oceanography
Date Constructed: January 1, 1993
Predominant Use: Laboratory/Research
Floors or Levels: IGPP 1000 - 1 Floor
IGPP 2000 - 2 Floors
IGPP 3000 - 3 Floors
IGPP 4000 - 3 Floors
Other Names:

IGPP 1000
IGPP 2000
IGPP 3000
IGPP 4000
Revelle Laboratory 1000
Revelle Laboratory 2000
Revelle Laboratory 3000
Revelle Laboratory 4000

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