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Details of Dr. Murray Brown   


Gender male
Job title Data mgt. trainer/Guru
Marine Data Literacy (
1710 Washington St. New Smyrna Beach 32168
208 Hubbell St.
Regions Mediterranean Sea - Western Basin
Mediterranean Sea - Eastern Basin
Black Sea
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Website http://marinedataliteracy.org
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Degree Ph.D.
Job type Teaching/Education
Research Area(s) Research Support Services , Research Support Services
Research Activities Dr. Brown was a senior program manager with the U.S. Minerals Management service, having managed over thirty U.S. government offshore studies projects between 1978-1999, mainly involving the Gulf of Mexico. He received a B.Sc. in Chemistry from Duke University in 1969, and a Licentiate Scientiarum (Ph.D.) in Marine Chemistry from the University of Copenhagen in 1975. From 1993, Dr. Brown was a frequent participant in IOC/IODE marine data training program, OceanTeacher Academy (OTA), on several continents, training hundreds of marine scientists from dozens of countries. He currently works out of his home, near Daytona Beach, Florida, where he edits the training resource MarineDataLiteracy.org.
PUBLICATIONS (as reported by Dr. Murray BROWN)

Editor of numerous U.S. Minerals Management Service studies reports (1978-99); OPCPlot Software, the first web-based operational marine data synthesis software (1989-95); OceanTeacher marine data management articles and exercises, Versions 1 and 2; IODE OceanPortal catalog of 5000 marine data and information websites

Created: 1997-02-18 Last Updated: 2016-06-16 by Murray BROWN