in American National Biography Online
January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .
Reference Entry. Subjects: Physics; Oceanography and Hydrology. 1073 words.
Eckart, Carl Henry (04 May 1902–23 October 1973), physicist and oceanographer, was born in St. Louis, Missouri, the son of William E. Eckart, a journalist and Socialist advocate, and Lily...