Katsuko Saruhashi 98th Birthday Google Doodle
Today the Search Engine Google is Celebrating Katsuko Saruhashi’s 98th birthday with Google Doodle in United States and Some other Countries. The Katsuko Saribashi is an earth scientist in Japan. Specialty is geochemistry. It was evaluated in research on marine radioactivity and others she was a director / visiting professor at Toho University Born in Tokyo.
She was a Geochemists and created some of the first measurements of carbon dioxide (CO 2) levels in sea water, followed by evidence in sea water and the atmosphere of the danger of radioactive fallout. She earned her doctorate in chemistry in 1957 from the University of Tokyo, becoming the first woman to do so.
Saruhashi was born in Tokyo on March 22th 1920, graduated from the Imperial Women’s Science University (predecessor of Toho University) in 1943, joined the Meteorological Research Institute belonging to the Central Weather Station (later Meteorological Agency), the Geochemical Research Institute. In 1950, she began to examine the CO 2 concentration in the seawater. At that time, it was recognized that the level of carbon dioxide was not important, and Saruhashi had to develop a unique way to measure it.
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