In Memoriam: Geoffrey G. Whitney
Geoffrey G. Whitney
Media Relations Office
December 5, 2001
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.
Originally published: December 5, 2001