TITLE

FRIDTJOF NANSEN'S ROLE IN THE FOUNDATION OF ICES

AUTHOR(S)
Smed, Jens
PUB. DATE
September 2007
SOURCE
History of Oceanography;Sep2007, Issue 19, p15
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article provides an overview of the life of zoologist Fridtjof Nansen in Norway. Nansen played an important role in the organization International Council for the Exploration of the Sea (ICES). In 1897, British oceanographer John Murray proposed that Nansen should take the initiative to invite the Stockholm conference to Christiana. Moreover, Nansen was a member of the Norwegian delegation to the conference where he presented plan for a Central Laboratory.
ACCESSION #
30006473

 

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