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Wheeler J. North Papers 1959-1999

WHEELER J. NORTH (1922-2002) marine biologist and ecologist; Caltech Professor of Environmental Engineering, 1963-1992; BS, biology, 1950; BS, electrical engineering, 1944. The papers consist of 23 boxes, partially processed. They document his career as one of the first scientific SCUBA divers. North was especially recognized for his study of California's kelp beds and his efforts to restore them following a period of decline. Two films on the kelp beds featuring North may be accessed online.

ID: 1998-00225
North, Wheeler J. (Marine biologist)

MEDIUM: Paper; QUANTITY: 23 storage, 1 oversize box

Topics: Environmental Engineering, Ecology

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