Information and History

Milestone Assemblies and Executive Committee members

(1951 - 1983)

1951

August - Brussels, Belgium

IX IUGG General Assembly

President

Prof. J. Proudman

(UK)

Vice-Presidents

Dr. C. O'D. Iselin

(USA)

 

Capt. J. Rouch

(France)

Secretary

Prof. H. Mosby

(Norway)

Deputy Secretary

Dr. R. H. Fleming

(USA)

Members

Dr. J. N. Carruthers

(UK)

 

Prof. H. Pettersson

(Sweden)

 

Prof. H. Groen

(Netherlands)

 

Prof. H. U. Sverdrup

(Norway)

     

1954

September - Rome, Italy

X IUGG General Assembly

President

Prof. H. Mosby

(Norway)

Vice-Presidents

Dr. J. N. Carruthers

(UK)

 

Capt. J. Rouch

(France)

Secretary

Dr. R. H. Fleming*

(USA)                * replaced by Dr. Kullenberg 1 November 1956

Deputy Secretary

Dr. B. Kullenberg

(Sweden)

Members

Prof. H. Groen

(Netherlands)

 

Prof. H. U. Sverdrup**

(Norway)                             ** died in 1957

 

Dr. G. Böhnecke

(Germany)

 

Prof. J. Proudman

(UK)

     

1957

September - Toronto, Canada

XI IUGG General Assembly

President

Prof. H. Mosby

(Norway)

Vice-Presidents

Dr. J. N. Carruthers

(UK)

 

Prof. V. G. Kort

(USSR)

Secretary

Dr. B. Kullenberg

(Sweden)

Deputy Secretary

Ing. M. Eyriès

(France)

Members

Dr. G. Böhnecke

(Germany)

 

Prof. J. Proudman

(UK)

 

Prof. K. Hidaka

(Japan)

 

Dr. H. B. Hachey

(Canada)

     

1960

July/August - Helsinki, Finland

XII IUGG General Assembly

President

Dr. G. Deacon

(UK)

Vice-Presidents

Prof. V. G. Kort

(USSR)

 

Prof. I. Hela

(Finland)

Secretary

Dr. B. Kullenberg

(Sweden)

Deputy Secretary

Ing. M. Eyriès

(France)

Members

Prof. K. Hidaka

(Japan)

 

Prof. G. Dietrich

(Germany)

 

Dr. H. B. Hachey

(Canada)

 

Dr. J. Lyman

(USA)

     

1963

August - Berkeley, U.S.A.

XIII IUGG General Assembly

President

Prof. R. Revelle

(USA)

Vice-Presidents

Dr. B. Kullenberg

(Sweden)

 

Prof. K. Hidaka

(Japan)

Secretary

Prof. I. Hela

(Finland)

Deputy Secretary

Ing. M. Eyriès

(France)

Members

Prof. L. M. Brekhovskikh

(USSR)

 

Capt. L. R. A. Capurro

(Argentina)

 

Prof. G. Dietrich

(Germany)

 

Mr. D. J. Rochford

(Australia)

     

1967

September - Sankt Gallen, Switzerland

XIV IAPO General Assembly

The International Association of Physical Oceanography (IAPO) became the International Association for the Physical Sciences of the Ocean (IAPSO)

President

Prof. G. Dietrich

(Germany)

Vice-Presidents

Prof. A. S. Monin

(USSR)

 

Prof. M. Uda

(Japan)

Secretary

Dr. A. E. Maxwell

(USA)

Deputy Secretary

Ing. M. Eyriès

(France)

Members

Capt. L. R. A. Capurro

(Argentina)

 

Dr. D. Lal

(India)

 

Mr. D. J. Rochford

(Australia)

 

Dr. J. R. Rossiter

(UK)

     

1970

August/September - Tokyo, Japan

XV IAPSO General Assembly

President

Prof. H. Lacombe

(USA)

Vice-Presidents

Prof. A. S. Monin

(USSR)

 

Prof. K. Yoshida

(Japan)

Secretary

Dr. E. C. LaFond

(USA)

Deputy Secretary

Dr. J. R. Rossiter*

Dr. B. L. K. Somayajulu**

(UK)                                * Died May 1972

(India)                          ** Appointed 1972

Members

Dr. H. L. Grant

(Canada)

 

Prof. K. Grasshoff

(Germany)

 

Prof. E. S. W. Simpson

(South Africa)

 

Adm. P. Moreira da Silva***

(Brazil)                       *** Appointed 1972

     

1975

August/September - Grenoble, France

XVI IUGG General Assembly

President

Prof. R. W. Stewart

(Canada)

Vice-Presidents

Prof. J. S. Turner

(Australia)

 

Prof. G. Siedler

(Germany)

Secretary

Dr. E. C. LaFond

(USA)

Deputy Secretary

Dr. J. M. Gieskes

(USA)

Members

Adm. P. Moreira da Silva

(Brazil)

 

Prof. E. S. W. Simpson

(South Africa)

 

Dr. B. L. K. Somayajulu

(India)

 

Dr. S. Uyeda

(Japan)

     

1979

December - Camberra, Australia

XVII IUGG General Assembly

The position of Secretary became Secretary General

President

Prof. D. Lal

(India)

Vice-Presidents

Prof. W. Krauss

(Germany)

 

Akad. B. A. Nelepo

(UkSSR)

Secretary General

Dr. E. C. LaFond

(USA)

Deputy Secretary General

Dr. J. M. Gieskes

(USA)

Members

Mr. J. Crease

(UK)

 

Prof. G. B. Kullenberg

(Denmark)

 

Dr. A. Morel

(France)

 

Prof. S. H. Sharaf-el-Din

(Egypt)