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Electronic Records, 1983-1992


Scope and Content Note

The bulk of the electronic files consist of computer programs written in BASIC. Other files include data, articles written by Stommel, and materials for his two books, A View of the Sea and An Introduction to the Coriolis Force. Records were originally stored on 5.25" disks and were transferred to 3.5" disks before being added to the .zip file.


  • Majority of material found within 1983-1992

Language of Materials

From the Record Group:

The records are in



Open: materials are available for research.


From the Record Group: 40 boxes (19.75 lin. ft.)


Files were organized into folders with the same numbers as the original disks and bundled in a .zip file along with Dublin Core metadata. The .zip file is stored with other electronic records. See chart above for the original locations of the disks in the folders. Disk 3 is not included within the package because the files were corrupt.

Physical Description

11,026,432 bytes (10.5 MB)

Repository Details

Part of the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, Data Library and Archives Repository