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Ray G. Peterson Papers
SMC 0084  
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Description
Correspondence and professional papers of oceanographer Ray G. Peterson, including research files on ocean currents.
Background
Ray G. Peterson (1952-2001) received his Ph.D. at Texas A&M University in 1987 under Worth Nowlin, measuring the transport and dynamics of the Antarctic Circumpolar Current through the Drake Passage. Prior to that, he worked as a meteorologist for the US Navy. His research was based on observations from the cruises and moorings of the International Southern Ocean Studies (ISOS) program. He completed his postdoctoral work in 1988-1990 at the Institute fur Meereskunde in Kiel, Germany, under Gerold Siedler, measuring the circulation in the South Atlantic Basin from R/V Polarstern.
Extent
1.0 Linear feet (1 carton)
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Publication rights are held by the creator of the collection.
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