September 2007
History of Oceanography;Sep2007, Issue 19, p4
Academic Journal
The article profiles Jens Smed, a former hydrographer and chef du service hydrographique of the International Council for the Exploration of the Sea (ICES) in Denmark. Smed was born on March 20, 1914 in Vinterslev village. He studied at the University of Copenhagen taking up physics. In 1939, he took his master's degree in physics and then join the Service Hydrographique of the ICES. In 1946, he became hydrographer of the ICES and then became chef du service hydrographique in 1948.


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