"Giving Your Attention to Something Different." an interview with Trevor McDougall

Recorded March 25, 2019 Archived March 25, 2019 18:51 minutes
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It took 21 years for Trevor McDougall to leave Australia, but when he did, he was on a plane headed to the University of Cambridge and a masters and Ph.D. in Oceanography. Besides the life-changing event of going from one continent to another, he was also moving away from a mechanical engineering background. Those big decisions paved a lifelong path for him of challenging convention and being an original thinker. Trevor is known for developing an algorithm for defining neutral density surfaces. In spite of a career of distinction with multiple high honors, he displays all his rejection letters on his office wall as a reminder to himself about perseverance. (Recorded 12 December 20180


  • Greg Roth
  • Trevor McDougall
  • AGU Narratives

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