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From UBC to a life at sea

After graduating from UBC with a BSc, Brian G Whitehouse became the oceanographer aboard coast guard ships sailing the Pacific Ocean. This lead to a PhD in oceanography, an Alexander von Humboldt postdoctoral fellowship in Germany, and an oceanographic development project in Jamaica, where he developed a keen interest in viewing the sea from space, using Earth-observing satellite sensors. In 2012, Dr. Whitehouse wrote his first book - A Sense of the Sea: our view of the sea and how we got it.

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Brian G Whitehouse

Halifax, Canada

Graduated 1976, Bachelor of Science

Faculty of Science