|Born||8 January 1883|
|Died||6 December 1964 (aged 81)|
|Alma mater||University of Helsinki|
|Known for||Metamorphic facies|
|Awards||Penrose Medal (1951)|
Vetlesen Prize (1964)
Wollaston Medal (1958)
Pentti Eelis Eskola (8 January 1883 – 6 December 1964) was a Finnish geologist who developed the concept of metamorphic facies. He won the Wollaston Medal in 1958, the Vetlesen Prize in 1964, and was given a state funeral upon his death. The mineral eskolaite is named in his honor.
- Lamont-Doherty The Vetlesen Prize Archived 16 June 2012 at the Wayback Machine. Columbia.edu. Accessed 7 May 2012.
- Haapala, I. (2005). "Chapter 17: History of Finnish bedrock research". In Lehtinen, Martti; Nurmi, Pekka A.; Rämö, Tapani (eds.). Precambrian Geology of Finland. Amsterdam: Elsevier. pp. 683–701. ISBN 9780080457598.
|This Finnish biographical article is a stub. You can help Wikipedia by expanding it.|