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Oceanography educator

Lawrence Frederick Small, American Oceanography educator. Recipient Special Service awards International Atomic Energy Agency, 1972, 78; grantee National Oceanographic and Atmospheric Administration, National Science Foundation, Department Energy, Office Naval Research, Environmental Protection Agency, since 1962.


Small, Lawrence Frederick was born on February 16, 1934 in St. Louis. Son of Frederick Ruse and Adele Naomi (Edwards) Small.


AB, U. Missouri, 1955; Master of Science, Iowa State University, 1959; Doctor of Philosophy, Iowa State University, 1961.


Assistant professor oceanography, Oregon State University, Corvallis, 1961-1967; associate professor, Oregon State University, Corvallis, 1967-1974; professor, Oregon State University, Corvallis, since 1974; associate dean oceanography, Oregon State University, Corvallis, 1983-1993; dean oceanography, Oregon State University, Corvallis, since 1993. Consultant International Atomic Energy Agency, Monaco, 1971-1972, 78, LaSpezia, Italy, 1990, Cuernavaca, Mexico, 1992, Townsville, Australia, 1994, Pacific Northwest River Basins Commission, Portland, Oregon, 1980-1981, Columbia River Data Management Program, Astoria, Oregon, 1982.


  • Other Work

    • Contributor articles to professional journals.


Served to First lieutenant artillery United States Army, 1955-1957. Member American Association for the Advancement of Science, American Society Limnology and Oceanography, Oceanography Society, Sigma Xi, Beta Theta Pi.


Married Janice Ethel Hammersley. Children: Karen Loraine, Stephen Lawrence, Suzanne Marie.

Frederick Ruse Small

Adele Naomi (Edwards) Small

Janice Ethel Hammersley

Karen Loraine Small

Stephen Lawrence Small

Suzanne Marie Small