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Noel Edward James Boston, Canadian, American oceanographer. Registered professional engineer, British Columbia. Vice president West Point Grey Community Association, Vancouver, 1981—1983, president, 1983—1985; Member of Vancouver Olympic Club (vice president 1983-1986, board directors 1981-1986).

Background

Boston, Noel Edward James was born on May 28, 1936 in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. Son of James William and Erma (Absolon) Boston.

Education

Bachelor of Science, University British Columbia, 1959. Master of Science, Texas Agricultural and Mechanical University, 1963. Doctor of Philosophy, University British Columbia, 1971.

Career

Assistant scientist Fisheries Research Board Canada, Nanaimo, 1959—1961, associate scientist, 1963. Assistant professor Naval Postgraduate School, Monterey, California, 1968—1972, associate professor, 1973—1975. Physical oceanographer Beak Consultant, Richmond, 1975—1983.

President Pacific Ocean Sciences Ltd., Burnaby, since 1983. Visiting scientist Texas Agricultural and Mechanical University, College Station, 1963. Guest scientist Danish Energy Commission, Riso, 1973, Riso, 74.

Visiting professor Memorial University Newfoundland, St. John's, 1979.

Achievements

  • Registered professional engineer, British Columbia.

Membership

Vice president West Point Grey Community Association, Vancouver, 1981—1983, president, 1983—1985. Member of Vancouver Olympic Club (vice president 1983-1986, board directors 1981-1986).

Connections

Married Marjorie Ruth Levirs, October 1, 1960. Children: Reesa Lynne, Catherine Mary.

father:
James William Boston

mother:
Erma (Absolon) Boston

spouse:
Marjorie Ruth Levirs

children:
Reesa Lynne Boston

Catherine Mary Boston