7 October 1850|
20 August 1912 (aged 61)|
Rudolf Hoernes (7 October 1850 – 20 August 1912) was an Austrian geologist, born in Vienna. He studied under Eduard Suess and became a Professor of geology in Graz. He was known for his earthquake studies in 1878 and proposed a classification of earthquakes into subsidence earthquakes, volcanic earthquakes and tectonic earthquakes. In 1893 he published a detailed textbook on earthquake theory (Erdbebenkunde) from a geological point of view.
- Works by or about Rudolf Hoernes at Internet Archive
- University of Vienna biography
- Works by or about Rudolf Hoernes in libraries (WorldCat catalog)
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