Biography of Florence Bascom
This video is a brief but informative introduction to the life and work of Florence Bascom, the first woman hired by USGS! It describes the significance of her accomplishments at USGS and the legacy of her work beyond geology. This video was produced by the Florence Bascom Geoscience Center a USGS science center recently renamed in honor of Bascom and organized within the North-Atlantic and Appalachian Region. The Florence Bascom Geoscience Center carries on the tradition of geologic mapping and science that came to define Florence's work at USGS.
Some content has been used with permission from John Hopkins Univ.; Bryn Mawr College.