Oceanography The Official Magazine of
The Oceanography Society
Volume 29 Issue 02

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Volume 29, No. 2
Pages 8 - 9

FROM THE PRESIDENT • Oceanographers at the Beach

M. Susan Lozier
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It’s June, when my brain starts thinking of ocean temperatures in degrees Fahrenheit rather than degrees Celsius. Clearly, I am readying for ocean swims. In anticipation of your summer vacation and mine, I have asked a handful of my (favorite) fellow oceanographers to name their favorite beaches and beach reads. Essentially, I have compiled a top-ten list of beaches and books for oceanographers. You will see that some oceanographers can’t get enough of science, even at the beach; some are looking for total escape, some for culture, others for adventure; and at least one oceanographer reads papers that will give him a good beach sleep! Who knew? 


Lozier, M.S. 2016. Oceanographers at the beach. Oceanography 29(2):8–9, https://doi.org/10.5670/oceanog.2016.26.