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J. Frederick Grassle

American oceanographer and academic

John Frederick Matthews Grassle (July 14, 1939 – July 6, 2018) was an American marine biologist, oceanographer, professor, and research scientist. He was known for his work on the creation of the Census of Marine Life and the first marine biological data on a global scale, the Ocean Biogeographic Information System.

J. Frederick Grassle
Fred Grassle, U.S. Oceanographer, outside Rutgers Institute of Marine and Coastal Sciences, June 2004 (Tony Rees photograph).jpg
Grassle in 2004
Born
John Frederick Matthews Grassle

(1939-07-14)July 14, 1939
DiedJuly 6, 2018(2018-07-06) (aged 78)
Alma materYale University
Duke University
Spouse(s)Judith Helen (Payne) Grassle
Scientific career
FieldsOceanography, marine biology
InstitutionsWoods Hole Oceanographic Institution
Rutgers University Institute of Marine and Coastal Studies (IMCS)

Grassle died at a nursing home in Franklin Township, New Jersey on July 6, 2018 at the age of 78.[1]

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  1. "Obituary of John Grassle - Mather-Hodge Funeral Home". matherhodge.com.

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