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Gordon, Arnold L.
Oral history interview with Arnold L. Gordon, 1996 October 10, 1997 January 9, and September 25.
Discusses his childhood in Brooklyn; graduate work at Colunbia; Georg Wust's influence as visiting professor at Lamont and the influence of the German scientists on oceanography; the Meteor Expedition; the interaction between Woods Hole, Scripps, and Lamont; the relationship between physical oceanography and meteorology; teaching oceanography at Columbia; among other topics. Also prominetely mentioned are: Maurice Ewing, Bruce Heezen, Jack Nafe.
Oceanographer (physical oceanography). Professor of Oceanography, Lamont-Doherty Geological Observatory, Columbia University, from 1965. Research includes circulation of the Caribbean Sea; physical oceanographic investigation in the Southern Hemisphere oceans.
Ewing, W. Maurice (William Maurice), 1906-1974
Gordon, Arnold L.
Heezen, Bruce C.
Wüst, Georg, 1890-
Columbia University -- Faculty.
Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory.
Scripps Institution of Oceanography.
Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution.
Meteorology
Oceanography.
Oceanography -- Study and teaching.
Oceanography -- Germany.
Research vessels.
Science -- History.
Oral histories. aat
Interviews. aat
Transcripts. aat
Oceanographers -- Interviews. lcsh
Nafe, John Elliott, 1914-
Doel, Ronald Edmund interviewer.
Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory.
AIP-ICOS
American Institute of Physics. Niels Bohr Library & Archives. One Physics Ellipse, College Park, MD 20740, USA
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