oceanographer oceanographer  /ˌoʊ ʃə ˈnɑ ɡrə fər/

Definition(s):

  • (n) a scientist who studies physical and biological aspects of the seas

Usage(s):

  1. Son of the legendary Jacques Cousteau, oceanographer Jean-Michel has followed in his father's footsteps.
  2. This dream city is the brainchild of freewheeling Scientist Athelstan Spilhaus, an oceanographer, physicist and meteorologist.
  3. No better place exists to keep an oceanographer pleasantly mindful of his business.

News

  • Science Books & Films Suggests 10 Top Summer Books for K-4 Students

    WASHINGTON, June 5, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The diversity of bats, the language of birds, "wacky" animal defenses, and the inspiring true stories of physicist Albert Einstein, oceanographer Sylvia Earle, and environmentalist Rachel Carson are all covered on a new list of 10...
    on June 5, 2013     Source: PR Newswire

Quotes

  1. "We're really working to make the ocean more accessible to the undergraduate community," said Scott Glenn, a professor of marine and coastal sciences at Rutgers. "When I was in school, there was one way to be an oceanographer and that was to...
    on May 3, 2009 By: Scott Glenn Source: New York Times

  2. Bishop Katharine Jefferts Schori, primate of the Episcopal Church of the US and a former scientist, said: "My first vocation was as an oceanographer. That led me to understand that no life form can be studied in isolation from its surroundings or...
    on Dec 4, 2009 By: Katharine Jefferts Schori Source: Times Online

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