Coast Guard’s only oceanographer a finalist for Sammies medal
June 21, 2019 10:05 am
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You might be surprised to learn that the Coast Guard Search and Rescue Mission employs only one oceanographer. But what a heck-of-an oceanographer he is. After years of detailed study of how vessels drift in coastal waters, he pioneered a computer modeling program. It enables the Coast Guard to rescue people more quickly and efficiently. Now that oceanographer is a finalist in this year’s Service to America Medals program. Art Allen joined Federal Drive with Tom Temin to talk about his work.
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