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Joseph Proudman

was born 134 years ago

30 December 1888

Joseph Proudman was a mathematician who made major contributions to oceanography, particularly to the theory of tides. He was Professor of Applied Mathematics, then Professor of Oceanography at the University of Liverpool. He headed the Liverpool Tidal Institute, now called the Proudman Oceanographic Laboratory.

Find out more at: https://mathshistory.st-andrews.ac.uk/Biographies/Proudman/