Charles Wyville Thomson

Died aged c. 52

Sir Charles Wyville Thomson FRSE FRS FLS FGS FZS (5 March 1830 – 10 March 1882) was a Scottish natural historian and marine zoologist. He served as the chief scientist on the Challenger expedition; his work there revolutionized oceanography and led to his knighthood.

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In honour of Sir Charles Wyville Thomson 1830 - 1882. Founder of oceanography, Professor of Natural History (1870 - 1882), alumnus of the University.

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