[Coral-List] obituary for John H. Perry, Jr.

Mike Jankulak Mike.Jankulak at noaa.gov
Fri May 19 12:00:04 EDT 2006

I thought I'd forward a link to an obituary of John Holliday Perry Jr.
Among other things, he is credited with having a hand in the program
that led to the formation of NOAA:

"At one time, he was a member of a 15-man commission appointed by
President Lyndon Johnson to prepare a national ocean program that led to
the formation of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration."


We in the ICON/CREWS program know of him because of the Perry Institute
for Marine Sciences (formerly CMRC), our longtime collaborators in the

Mike J+

Mike Jankulak, Research Associate, University of Miami / CIMAS
   NOAA / Atlantic Oceanographic Meteorological Laboratory
 4301 Rickenbacker Causeway, Miami, FL 33149 -- 305-361-4543

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