G. E. R. DEACON: There must be some of you who, like me, did most of their seagoing 20 to 30 years ago and find it difficult to keep pace with the present urgency of introducing more precise reasoning into oceanography. This afternoon's session dealing mainly with such precise arguments has not been easy to follow, and it is clear that there is much serious hard work ahead....
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