Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History

Bevan French

Adjunct Scientist
Department / Division
Research Interests

Geology of terrestrial meteorite craters: formation, identification, and geological and bio-logical effects; identification of unique impact-produced shock-wave effects in minerals and rocks; impact debris in the terrestrial sedimentary record and at major extinction bounadries

Journal Article
  • French, Bevan M. 1997. "Memorial: Eugene M. Shoemaker (1928-1997)." Meteoritics & Planetary Science, 32 985.
  • French, Bevan M. and Anderson, C. M. 1997. ""The man passing by on his way to the Moon" (memorial to E.M. Shoemaker)." The Planetary Report, 17, (6) 14–15.
  • French, Bevan M., Jezek, Peter A., and Appleman, Daniel E. 1978. "Virgilite: A New Lithium Aluminum Silicate Mineral from the Macusani Glass, Peru." American Mineralogist, 63 461–465.

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