Sylvia Earle Photo

Sylvia Earle

Born: Aug 30, 1935

Birthplace: Gibbstown

Profession: Writer

Nationality: United States

Sylvia Earle

Date of Birth : Aug 30, 1935
Birth Place : Gibbstown

Sylvia Alice Earle is an American marine biologist, explorer, author, and lecturer. Since 1998 she has been a National Geographic explorer-in-residence. Earle was the first female chief scientist of the U.S. National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, and was named by Time Magazine as its first Hero for the Planet in 1998.

Profession


  • Writer
  • Teacher
  • Author
  • Scientist
  • Explorer
  • Aquanaut
  • Oceanographer

Also known as


  • Sylvia Alice Earle
  • Sylvia Earle Ph.D.

Spouse


  • Graham Hawkes

Children


  • Elizabeth Earle

Awards Won


  • Patron''s Gold Medal
  • Hubbard Medal
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