Howard S. Sears

Obit:Wednesday, September 17, 1980

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Howard S. Sears, 64, a retired fishery biologist who worked for many years at the Auke Bay Fisheries Laboratory near Juneau, died September 17 in Seattle. During World War II, he was a gunner's mate in the Aleutian campaign aboard the Arthur Mlddleton. in 1977, he was awarded the Department of Commerce Silver Medal for his aerial survey atlas of the Alaska coast, a standard reference for predicting effects of oil spills on the marine environment. [Feb1981]

Source: Alaska Sportsman, Feb 1981

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