Oceanography The Official Magazine of
The Oceanography Society
Volume 16 Issue 03

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Volume 16, No. 3
Pages 55 - 59


The Evolution of Geosciences at Scripps

E.L. Winterer
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Immediately following World War II, the faculty and research staff at Scripps Institution of Oceanography, under the leadership of Director Roger Revelle, began to grow quickly to meet the new challenges of work beyond the immediate continental margin of southern California. By 1950, the geosciences group included, in geology, Revelle, Milton N. Bramlette, Francis P. Shepard, Fred B Phleger, and Douglas L. Inman; in geophysics, Carl H. Eckart, Walter H. Munk, and Russell W. Raitt; and in geochemistry, Edward D. Goldberg. Two geologists from the Naval Electronics Laboratory, Robert S. Dietz and Henry W. Menard, held appointments as lecturers.


Winterer, E.L. 2003. The evolution of geosciences at Scripps. Oceanography 16(3):55–59, https://doi.org/10.5670/oceanog.2003.31.

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