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Description
A small collection of papers and images from Robert S. Arthur (1916-1995), a physical oceanographer at the Scripps Institution of Oceanography.
Background
Robert Siple Arthur (1916-1995), emeritus professor at the Scripps Institution of Oceanography, received his bachelor's degree in mathematics from the University of Redlands in 1938. He began graduate studies in mathematics at UCLA in 1940, but changed to meteorology as the United States entered World War II. He was commissioned as an aerological officer in the U.S. Naval Reserve in 1942 and was assigned to the Scripps Institution of Oceanography in La Jolla, California, in 1944 to carry out research with Harald Sverdrup on ocean waves.
Extent
.8 Linear feet (2 archives boxes and 2 oversize folders)
Restrictions
Publication rights are held by the creator of the collection.
Availability
COLLECTION STORED OFF-SITE. ALLOW ONE WEEK FOR RETRIEVAL OF MATERIALS.