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NOAA history. Profiles in time

Author: Albert E Theberge; NOAA Central Library
Publisher: [Silver Spring, Md. : U.S. Department of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, NOAA Central Library, 2006?]
Edition/Format:   Computer file : National government publication : English
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"Reputations and accomplishments of organizations are built on the backs of individuals. An organization is the sum total of the values, qualities, and spiritual and physical strength of the individuals comprising its many elements. Hardware helps, but the real backbone of any organization is its personnel. NOAA today is the result of those who passed before. As such, Profiles in Time is a collection of biographical  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biography
Named Person: Cleveland Abbe; Alexander Agassiz; Spencer Fullerton Baird; William Ferrel; G Brown Goode; A D Bache; George Davidson; Charles S Peirce; Charles A Schott; Harry Wexler
Material Type: Government publication, National government publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Albert E Theberge; NOAA Central Library
OCLC Number: 848005210
Description: Online resource (website) : HTML, JPEG files, illustrations (some color)
Contents: Giants of science (http://www.history.noaa.gov/giants_index.html) --
Weather Service biographies (http://www.history.noaa.gov/nws_bioindex1.html) --Coast and Geodetic Survey biographies (http://www.history.noaa.gov/cgs_bioindex1.html)
Other Titles: Profiles in time
NOAA profiles in time
Responsibility: [developed by Albert E. Theberge, NOAA Central Library].
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"Reputations and accomplishments of organizations are built on the backs of individuals. An organization is the sum total of the values, qualities, and spiritual and physical strength of the individuals comprising its many elements. Hardware helps, but the real backbone of any organization is its personnel. NOAA today is the result of those who passed before. As such, Profiles in Time is a collection of biographical sketches of scientists, meteorologists, engineers, laborers, geophysicists, observers, cartographers, secretaries, mathematicians, instrument- makers, sailors, pilots, truck-drivers, mechanics, carpenters, and all of the other individuals and occupations that comprised the Coast Survey and Weather Bureau in their various names and organizational structures. This small assemblage of names and lives is but a sampler of the thousands of dedicated individuals who have served in these organizations since its inception. However, in perusing their adventures and accomplishments, perhaps the reader will come to understand that organizations such as NOAA have a spiritual heritage that inspires those who continue traveling along the path of those who went before"--Home page.

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