Thom's Irish Who's Who/Cole, Grenville Arthur James


COLE, Grenville Arthur James, F.R.S. (1917); Professor of Geology, Royal College of Science for Ireland since 1890; Director of the Geological Survey of Ireland since 1905. At various times External Examiner in Geology in the Universities of Cambridge, London, Manchester, Glasgow, and New Zealand, and in Geography in the University of Oxford. Murchison Medal, Geological Society of London, 1909; President of the Geological Section, British Association, 1915; of the Geographical Association, 1919, and of the Irish Geographical Association, 1919-22. Has travelled extensively in Europe on cycling tours; also in S. Africa, Algeria and Tunisia, Canada, &c.; b. 21st Oct., 1859; 2nd son of J. J. Cole, Architect; m. 1895, Blanche, dau, of J. E. Vernon; one son. Pubns.: Aids in Practical Geology, 1891, 7th ed., 1918; The Gypsy Road, 1894; Open Air Studies in Geology, 1895, 2nd ed., 1902; The Changeful Earth, 1911; Rocks and their Origins, 1912, 2nd ed., 1922; Outlines of Mineralogy for Geological Students, 1913; The Growth of Europe, 1914; Ireland–the Land and the Landscape, 1915; Ireland the outpost, 1919; Common Stones, 1921; With Blanche Cole, As We Ride (cycling travel), 1902; and Scientific Papers. Res.: Orahova, Carrickmines, Co. Dublin.