Person: Proudman, Joseph


Joseph Proudman was a mathematician who made major contributions to oceanography, particularly to the theory of tides. He was Professor of Applied Mathematics, then Professor of Oceanography at the University of Liverpool. He headed the Liverpool Tidal Institute, now called the Proudman Oceanographic Laboratory.

Mathematical Profile (Excerpt):

Born 30 December 1888, Unsworth, near Bury, Lancashire, England. Died 26 June 1975, Fordingbridge, Hampshire, England.

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Origin England

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  1. O’Connor, John J; Robertson, Edmund F: MacTutor History of Mathematics Archive