in American National Biography Online
January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .
Reference Entry. Subjects: Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction; Marine and Estuarine Biology; Oceanography and Hydrology. 1763 words.
Agassiz, Alexander (17 December 1835–27 March 1910), marine biologist, oceanographer, and industrial entrepreneur, was born in Neuchâtel, Switzerland, the son of Louis Agassiz, a zoologist,...
in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography
September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .
Reference Entry. Subjects: Engineering and Technology; Oceanography and Hydrology; Transport Technology and Trades; Transport. 729 words.
Baillie, Charles William (1844–1899), inventor of the Baillie sounder and marine meteorologist, was born in Greenwich, Kent, the eldest son of Henry Robert Baillie (1808/9–1882), a master...