These papers include correspondence (professional and personal),
field notes, dive notes, reading notes, class materials, articles, and photographs from
deep sea dives and aerial surveys of dolphins.
Eric Barham, a pioneer in biological research from submersible vehicles, earned his
Ph.D. at Stanford in 1957; his dissertation was on the ecology of sonic scattering
layers in the Monterey Bay area of California. His career included positions at San
Diego State, the Naval Electronic Laboratory in San Diego, and the Southwest Fisheries
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