Memories of Arthur Herold Lachenbruch (1925 –2021)

  • Barbara Lachenbruch Oregon State University, USA
Keywords: Memories of Arthur Harold Lachenbruch, Retired (USGS)


This article provides a brief description of the life and scientific achievements of Arthur Herold Lachenbruch, emeritus Scientist of the US Geological Survey. He was born on December 7, 1925, in the USA and passed away on September 20, 2021. He was a founding member of the International Heat Flow Commission. Although retired in 1994, he continued to be active in research works geothermics. He will be remembered for his significant contributions in Geophysics, his participation in activities of the International Heat Flow Commission (IHFC), and his wise and thoughtful counsel to those around him.