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Proudman, Joseph (1888–1975), mathematician and oceanographer

F. Ursell

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

Published in print September 2004 |
Published online September 2004 | e-ISBN: 9780198614128 | DOI:

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Proudman, Joseph (1888–1975), mathematician and oceanographer, was born on 30 December 1888 at Thurston Fold Farm, Unsworth, near Bury in Lancashire, the eldest child of John Proudman (d. 1943), farm bailiff and later tenant farmer at Bold, near Widnes, Lancashire, and his wife, ...

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Subjects: Mathematics ; Oceanography and Hydrology

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