1. New Award for Students Named to Honor Famed Oceanographer Walter Munk

    Alfredo Giron is the first recipient of the Walter Munk Scholar Award (WASHINGTON, D.C. – June 19, 2019) – This week at the MTS-OES OCEANS Marseille conference, in France, the Marine Technology Society and the Walter Munk Foundation for the Oceans announced their establishment of the Walter Munk Scholar Award. The newly created award honors […]

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  2. MTS and Walter Munk Foundation Sponsor New Award and Commemorative Lecture

    Oceanographer Walter Munk was renowned for his significant contributions to the study of oceanography, including pioneering work on predicting wave and surf conditions, underwater sound propagation, internal waves, and development of acoustic tomography. Munk authored more than 200 scientific research papers from 1941 (“internal waves in the Gulf of California” in the journal of marine research.) to […]

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