Johan Hjort 1869-1948

  title={Johan Hjort 1869-1948},
  author={A. C. Hardy},
  journal={Obituary Notices of Fellows of the Royal Society},
  pages={167 - 181}
  • A. C. Hardy
  • Published 1 November 1950
  • History
  • Obituary Notices of Fellows of the Royal Society
Johan Hjort died on 7 October 1948 at the age of seventy-nine; he was one of the great leaders in oceanography whose names will live in the annals of this science, and his influence will be felt for many years to come. His fame will last both for the contributions he made to oceanic biology, especially in that classic The depths of the ocean which he published with Sir John Murray as a result of their North Atlantic expedition in 1910, and equally for his remarkable pioneer achievements in… 
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