Walter Alvarez

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Walter Alvarez

Walter Alvarez (born October 3, 1940) is a professor in the Earth and Planetary Science department at the University of California, Berkeley. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Walter Alvarez has received more than 171,006 page views. His biography is available in 18 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 43rd most popular geologist.

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  • 170k

    Page Views (PV)

  • 42.59

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 18

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 2.50

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 3.31

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among geologists, Walter Alvarez ranks 43 out of 52Before him are Ferdinand Zirkel, Julius von Haast, Henryk Arctowski, Alexander Karpinsky, M. King Hubbert, and Niles Eldredge. After him are Paul Niggli, Archibald Geikie, Reginald Aldworth Daly, Daniel Barringer, Joseph Thomson, and Henry De la Beche.

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Among people born in 1940, Walter Alvarez ranks 324Before him are Jimmy Ellis, Luke Kelly, Joe Torre, Pauli Nevala, Richard Attwood, and Carol Heiss. After him are David Gates, Donna Mills, S. R. Srinivasa Varadhan, John Lewis, John Warnock, and Wolfgang Paul.

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