List of Famous Oceanographers People
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List of Famous Oceanographers

List of famous oceanographers, with photos, bios, and other information when available. Who are the top oceanographers in the world? This includes the most prominent oceanographers, living and dead, both in America and abroad. This list of notable oceanographers is in alphabetical order and can be sorted for various bits of information, such as where these historic oceanographers were born and what their nationality is. The people on this list are from different countries, but what they all have in common is that they're all renowned oceanographers.

This list includes K. Megan McArthur, G. Michael Purdy and more.

From reputable, prominent, and well known oceanographers to the lesser known oceanographers of today, these are some of the best professionals in the oceanographer field. If you want to answer the questions, "Who are the most famous oceanographers ever?" and "What are the names of famous oceanographers?" then you're in the right place. (13 items)
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  1. 1

    Betty Bunce

    about... Born: 1915
    Age: Died at 88 (1915-2003)
    Profession: Oceanographer
    Died: 2003
  2. 2

    Edith Widder

    about... Born: 1951
    Age: age 63
    Profession: Oceanographer
    Institution: University of California, Santa Barbara, Tufts University
  3. 3
    about... Profession: Geophysicist, Oceanographer
    Institution: Imperial College London, University of Cambridge
  4. 4

    Henry Melson Stommel

    about... Born: 1920
    Age: Died at 72 (1920-1992)
    Birthplace: Wilmington, Delaware, United States of America
    Profession: Oceanographer
    Institution: Yale University
    Major/Field Of Study: Astronomy
    Died: 1992
    Place Of Death: Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America
  5. 5
    about... Born: 1950
    Age: age 64
    Birthplace: Bathurst, Australia
    Profession: Novelist, Oceanographer, Writer
    Institution: University of Sydney
  6. 6
    about... Born: 1971
    Age: age 43
    Birthplace: Honolulu, Hawaii, United States of America
    Profession: Astronaut, Oceanographer
    Institution: University of California, Los Angeles, Scripps Institution of Oceanography, University of California, San Diego, Saint Francis High School

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