Dipl-Ing, Technische Hochschule, Munich, West Germany, 1948; Doctor of Philosophy, University New South Wales, Sydney, Australia, 1958.
Engineer, State Electric Company, Victoria, Melbourne., 1952-1954; senior lecturer, U. New South Wales, Sydney, 1954-1961; associate professor mechanic engineering, U. Windsor, Ontario, Canada, 1961-1963; professor mechanic engineering, U. Waterloo, Ontario, Canada, 1963-1973; senior scientist, Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, Massachusetts, 1972-1987; Slover professor of Oceanography, Old Dominion U., Norfolk, Virginia, 1987-1995; professor emeritus, Old Dominion U., Norfolk, Virginia, since 1995.
Fellow Royal Meteorological Society London. Member American Meteorological Society (Editor'saward 1975), American Geophysical Union. M C.
Married Ada Luige, September 3, 1954 (divorced 1968). 1 son, Andrew John; married Joyce Eva Stever, January 19, 1969.