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Oceanography, population resources and the world : oral history transcript / 1986-1998.
Phonotape 3127 C:1-27 tape 25; Phonotape 3127 C:1-27 tape 26; Phonotape 3127 C:1-27 tape 27; BANC MSS 2001/32 c v.1; ...
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Title:

Oceanography, population resources and the world : oral history transcript / 1986-1998

Creator/Contributor:

Revelle, Roger, 1909-1991, creator, interviewee.

Creator/Contributor:

Sharp, Sarah L. (Sarah Lee), 1949-, interviewer.

Creator/Contributor:

Scripps Institution of Oceanography, Archives.

Creator/Contributor:

Bancroft Library, Regional Oral History Office.

Abstract:

Covers family, boyhood, and education; Ellen Clark Revelle, graduate school, early research experiences; travel in 1936 to England and Norway; U.S. Navy, oceanographic responsibilities; Operation Crossroads, 1946, preparation and conduct of Tests Able and Baker, impact and lessons learned.
Work with the U.S. Navy and the Office of Naval Research (ONR), Bureau of Ships, Office of Research and Inventions; joint Scripps Institution of Oceanography and ONR expeditions and operations; activities in international science, 1930s-1960s, expansion of UNESCO to include scientific endeavors; origins of Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission and the Scientific Committee on Oceanic Research.
Challenging the UC loyalty oath, 1948-1950; Midpac and Capricorn expeditions, plate tectonics; teaching and training at SIO; administration and advocacy for the Institute of Marine Resources; advising the Dept. of the Interior, 1961, Pakistan Project and its politics; University Dean of Research, 1962-1963; Harvard University Center for Population Studies, 1964.
Center for Population Studies: directorship, faculty and students, "the population problem," India, AID, and "underdevelopment"; White House-Interior panel on waterlogging and salinity in West Pakistan, 1961, and geographical and historical notes on the Indus River area, "The Revelle Report"; Pugwash conferences of the 1960s and 1970s, the International Foundation for Science; Indian Education Commission, 1964-1966; Pacem in Maribus and international law concerns.

Date:

1986 (issued)

Subject:

n-us-ca
Scripps Institution of Oceanography.
Harvard School of Public Health. -- Center for Population Studies.
United States. -- Office of Naval Research.
University of California (System). -- Institute of Marine Resources.
Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission.
International Council of Scientific Unions. -- Scientific Committee on Oceanic Research.
Oceanographers -- United States -- Interviews
Science and state
Science -- International cooperation
Population
Population -- International cooperation
Loyalty oaths -- California
Operation Crossroads, Marshall Islands, 1946
Oceanography and state -- United States

Note:

Roger Randall Dougan Revelle. Interviews conducted by Sarah L. Sharp in 1984 and 1985. Regional Oral History Office, the Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley ; Archives, Scripps Institute of Oceanography,
Volumes 1, 3, and 4 published as part of the Scripps Institution of Oceanography Reference series.
AUDIO/VISUAL MATERIALS RESTRICTED. Requests for use of original must be approved by the appropriate curator. CU-BANC
Audio tape recording of the interviews also available. Shelved as Phonotape 3127 C:1-27.
Also available online.
This manuscript is made available for research purposes only. All publication rights are reserved to The Bancroft Library of the University of California, Berkeley. Requests for permission to quote for publication should be addressed to the Regional Oral History Office, The Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley.

Type:

biography
Oral histories.

Physical Description:

print
4 v. ; 29 cm.
27 sound cassettes.

Language:

English

Identifier:

http://nma.berkeley.edu/ark:/28722/bk0005z0z05
http://nma.berkeley.edu/ark:/28722/bk0005z0z1q
Phonotape 3127 C:1-27 tape 25
Phonotape 3127 C:1-27 tape 26
Phonotape 3127 C:1-27 tape 27
BANC MSS 2001/32 c v.1
BANC MSS 2001/32 c v.2
BANC MSS 2001/32 c v.3
BANC MSS 2001/32 c v.4
BANC MSS 2001/32 c

Origin:

California

Copyright Note:

AUDIO/VISUAL MATERIALS RESTRICTED. Requests for use of original must be approved by the appropriate curator. CU-BANC
This manuscript is made available for research purposes only. All publication rights are reserved to The Bancroft Library of the University of California, Berkeley. Requests for permission to quote for publication should be addressed to the Regional Oral History Office, The Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley.

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http://nma.berkeley.edu/ark:/28722/bk0005z0z05
http://nma.berkeley.edu/ark:/28722/bk0005z0z1q