NORTH, Wheeler J., Ph.D.

USA (1922-2002)

Last updated: August 2, 2017 at 15:39 pm

Marine biologist at the Scripps Institution of Oceanography and the California Institute of Technology; professor of environmental science; pioneer of scientific diving; devised techniques for restoring and farming kelp forests; purchased one of the first 10 Aqua-Lungs sold in the U.S.; author of several books including Underwater California.

Honours and Awards:

NOGI Award (Sports & Education, 1974)


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