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oceanographer

Carl Artur Svansson, American, Swedish oceanographer.

Background

Svansson, Carl Artur was born on March 11, 1926 in Chicago, Illinois, United States. Arrived in Sweden, 1930. Son of Carl E. and Ellen K. (Petersson) Svansson.

Education

Bachelor of Science, University Stockholm, 1953. Licentiate, University Göteborg, 1959. Doctor of Philosophy, University Göteborg, 1972.

Career

Scientist Navy, Stockholm, 1949, 51-54. Senior scientist Board of Fisheries, Göteborg, 1957-1986. Senior scientist (part-time) University Göteborg, 1986-1991, emeritus, since 1991.

Connections

Married Sigbrit Wiberg, December 30, 1949 (divorced October 1969). 1 child, Eva.

father:
Carl E. Svansson

mother:
Ellen K. (Petersson) Svansson

spouse:
Sigbrit Wiberg

child:
Eva Svansson