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Reference numberEC/1944/06
Previous numbersCert XV, 76; A01840
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TitleDeacon, Sir George Edward Raven: certificate of election to the Royal Society
DescriptionCitation typed
CitationSince 1927 he has taken physical observations from HM Research Ship "Discovery II" and other vessels in all sections of the Antarctic Ocean, and has analysed and studied these observations. In particular he has described the movements, horizontal and vertical, of the water between the Antarctic Continent and the northern limits of the Southern Ocean, defining Antarctic and Sub-Antarctic areas which are proving significant in the study of the distribution of plankton and of free-swimming and bottom-living animals. He has shown that practically all the bottom water of the Antarctic origin in all the oceans is formed in the Weddell Sea.
ProposersFrom general knowledge. Harold Jeffreys; G I Taylor; A T Doodson
From personal knowledge. J Proudman; Stanley Kemp; A C Hardy; R Stoneley; R B Seymour Sewell; F S Russell; J A Edgell
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Deacon, Sir George Edward Raven: certificate of election to the Royal Society

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NA7267Deacon; Sir; George Edward Raven (1906 - 1984)1906 - 1984
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