Wunsch, Carl Isaac

Wunsch, Carl Isaac

(1942–  ) oceanographer; born in New York City. He taught at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (1966) and was a visiting professor at several other universities. He made major contributions to research on ocean acoustics, waves, circulation, and tides.
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