Oral history of British science
Woodworth, Philip (Part 9 of 9) An Oral History of British Science
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British Library studio, London and Proudman Oceanographic Laboratory, Liverpool
Woodworth, Philip 1949- (speaker, male)
Merchant, Paul (speaker, male)
Part 9: [22:53] Brief comments on feeling of having ‘missed out’ on marriage/family life. Comments on pastimes, including reading. [3:35] Mentions project with DP involving measurement of SL in Falklands Islands. Story/discussion of project with DP involving measurement of tides of Loch Ness [LN], Scotland. [12:22] Description of process of installing bottom pressure sensors on LN. Comments on tides in bodies of water, however small. Discussion of suitability of LN for study of tides. [19:13] Comments on current work including co-authored book; plans for continuation of oceanographic and other work in retirement, including writing based on father’s diary of WW2 service. [22:36] Comments on experience of being interviewed for National Life Stories.
Interview with oceanographer Philip Woodworth