Geoffrey G. Whitney


The Institution has received word of the death of Geoffrey G. Whitney Jr. of Woods Hole. He was 86. Geoff joined the Institution in 1951 as a research assistant in the Physical Oceanography Department working on the calibration and maintenance of deep sea reversing thermometers.. He retired in 1981 but continued to service thermometers for WHOI on a casual basis. A memorial service will be held at a later date. Further details will be posted as available.