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DEAN A. MCMANUS is professor emeritus in the School of Oceanography at the University of Washington. He received his B.S. degree in geology from the Southern Methodist University in 1954 and his M.S. and Ph.D. degrees in geology from the University of Kansas in 1957 and 1959, respectively. His marine geological research has dealt mainly with sediments on the floor of the Chukchi and Bering seas and off Washington State. He was co-chief scientist on the first cruise in the Pacific Ocean of the...See more