Alfred C. Redfield


Alfred C. Redfield

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name = Alfred Clarence Redfield


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birth_place = Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
death_date = death date and age|1983|3|17|1890|11|15|mf=y
death_place = Woods Hole, Massachusetts
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field = Oceanography
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known_for = Redfield ratio
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Alfred Clarence Redfield (November 15, 1890 in Philadelphia – March 17, 1983 in Woods Hole) was an American oceanographist.

He is especially known for having discovered the Redfield ratio, which describes the ratio between nutrients in ocean water. In 1966, he received the Eminent Ecologist Award from the Ecological Society of America.

External links

* [http://newton.nap.edu/html/biomems/aredfield.html Biography]
* [http://www.esa.org/history/awards.php Ecological Society Awards page]

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NAME=Redfield, Alfred Clarence
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SHORT DESCRIPTION=Oceanographist
DATE OF BIRTH=November 15, 1890
PLACE OF BIRTH=Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
DATE OF DEATH=March 17, 1983
PLACE OF DEATH=Woods Hole, Massachusetts


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