Sylvia Earle

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					 Sylvia Alice Earle
“Her Deepness” and “The
   Sturgeon General”
                  Life History
   Born on August 30, 1935, in Gibbstown, New
    Jersey.
   1938 moved to Paulsboro, New Jersey.
   Once old enough, she used a pond on her
    family’s farm to begin her interest in aquatics.
   Family moved to Florida, and at age 16, Earle
    attempted her first dive.
                           Profile
   69 years old
   Over 6000 hours of dive time
   Lead the first team of women
    aquanauts (1970)


                                  The first woman scientist
                                   to gaze through the
                                   porthole of a submersible
                                   (1968)
                      Education
   B.S. degree from Florida State University (1955)
    M.S. and PhD. From Duke University (1956, 1966)
   Multiple honorary degrees (Monterey Institute (1990),
    Ball State University (1991), Washington College
    (1992), Duke University (1993), Ripon College (1994),
    University of Connecticut (1994), University of Rhode
    Island (1996), Plymouth State College (1996), Simmons
    College (1997), Florida International University (1998),
    and St. Norbert's College (1998))
                   Job Titles
   Currently: President and Chief Executive
    Officer of Deep Ocean Technology and Deep
    Ocean Engineering in Oakland, California
   Past:
     Founded Deep Ocean Exploration and Research
      (1992)
     Chief Scientist of NOAA (1990)
     President's Advisory Committee on Oceans and
      Atmosphere (1980-1984)
                Her Specialty
   Marine algae and dedicated to ecosystems of
    deep sea
   Sea Farming
   Deep water eco-structures
   Prolonged underwater habitation on the human
    body
   Damaging effects of man-made pollutants and
    global warming on delicate coral reefs
    Awards and Accommodations
   The Wings Trust Award 2003
   Ding Darling Conservation Medal, 1999
   Barbie Ambassador of Dreams, 1999
   John M. Olguin Marine Environment Award,
    1997
   Marine Technology Society Compass Award
    1997
   Lindberg Award 1996
                        Texts
   Wild Ocean (1999)
   Dive! (1999)
   Hello Fish (1999)
   Sea Change (1995)
   Over 100 publications
    throughout journals and
    documents concerning
    marine science
                Works Cited
   http://myhero.com/myhero/hero.asp?hero=syl
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   http://literati.net/Earle/
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