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Defant, Albert#

b. Trento (Italy), July 12, 1884, d. Innsbruck (Tyrol), Dec. 24, 1974. Meteorologist, geophysicist and oceanographer. From 1919 and again 1945-1955 professor at the University of Innsbruck, 1927-1945 director of the Institute and Museum of Oceanography in Berlin. Led numerous oceanographic expeditions (e.g. meteor expedition, 1925-1927) and developed oceanography as an exact science.

Publications#

Wetter und Wettervorhersage, 1914; Dynam. Ozeanographie, 1929; Die Gezeiten und inneren Gezeitenwellen des Atlant. Ozeans, 1932; Die Troposphaere des Atlant. Ozeans, 1936; Physical Oceanography, 1940; Physikal. Dynamik der Atmosphaere, 1958 (with Friedrich D.).