Connecting with Walter Munk at OINA

Ulrich Lobsiger, Walter Munk, Geophysics, Oceanography Chair at Scripps Institution of Oceanography, Geoforce, sub-surface seafloor mapping, sub-bottom profiler

A highlight for Geoforce at OINA was to connect with Walter Munk, THE foremost Physical Oceanographer, professor of geophysics emeritus and holder of the Secretary of the Navy/Chief of Naval Operations Oceanography Chair at Scripps Institution of Oceanography in La Jolla, California.

Walter has been awarded the Gold Medal of the Royal Astronomical SocietyNational Medal of Science for Physical Science and many other honours. He turns 100 in October 2017!