Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:
The Nicholas P. Fofonoff papers span the years 1961-1994 and include material that covers his years at the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution during his tenure as Physical Oceanography Department Chairman and Buoy Group manager. Also included are presentations and lectures from classes he taught at Harvard and WHOI.
The Henry Melson Stommel papers, spanning the years 1946-1996 with the bulk dating from 1970-1992, reflect the varied scientific interests of Henry Melson Stommel, regarded by some as perhaps the most important physical oceanographer of all time and the founder of the field of dynamical oceanography in the US.
The William S. von Arx papers span 1942 to 1977, and consist of maps, 16mm film, black and white photographs, glass lantern slides, correspondence, manuscripts, notes, proposals, data and charts relating to von Arx' work.