María de los Ángeles Alvariño González

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María de los Angeles Alvarino Gonzalez
Born (1916-10-03)October 3, 1916
Serantes, Ferrol, Spain
Died May 29, 2005
La Jolla, California, U.S.
Residence Spain
UK (1950s)
U.S. (Since 1950s)
Nationality Spanish
Fields Oceanography
Marine biology
Institutions Spanish Institute of Oceanography
Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution
Scripps Institution of Oceanography
National Marine Fisheries Service
Alma mater Serantes, Ferrol, Spain
Known for First female Scientist to work on British and Spanish exploration ships
Notable awards Silver Medal of Galicia awarded by the King and Queen of Spain in 1993
This name uses Spanish naming customs: the first or paternal family name is Alvariño and the second or maternal family name is González.

María de los Ángeles Alvariño González (October 3, 1916 – May 29, 2005) was a Spanish oceanographer. She was the first female scientist to work on British and Spanish exploration ships.

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