Oceanography The Official Magazine of
The Oceanography Society
Volume 14 Issue 02

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Volume 14, No. 2
Pages 34 - 39

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Sverdrup, Johnson, and Fleming's The Oceans Revisited: What of the Future of Graduate Education in Ocean Sciences?

John W. Farrington
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D. James Baker, in his introduction to a series of articles celebrating the 50th anniversary of the book The Oceans (Sverdrup, Johnson, and Fleming, 1942), tells a story about starting in oceanography as a summer fellow at Scripps Institution of Oceanography (SIO) on an expedition with John Knauss. “John told me that if I wanted to be an oceanographer, then I had to read The Oceans as a start.” (Baker, 1992).

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Farrington, J.W. 2001. Sverdrup, Johnson, and Fleming’s The Oceans revisited: What of the future of graduate education in ocean sciences? Oceanography 14(2):34–39, https://doi.org/10.5670/oceanog.2001.41.

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