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David McNiven Garner
David McNiven Garner, taken at Pancake Rocks, near Punakaiki, Westland, New Zealand, 19 November 2008
26 November 1928|
Wanganui, New Zealand
|Died||13 May 2016
Dunedin, New Zealand
|Alma mater||Victoria University
New York University
|Institutions||Department of Scientific and Industrial Research, New Zealand
Bedford Institute of Oceanography
University of Auckland
David McNiven Garner (26 November 1928 – 13 May 2016), was a New Zealand oceanographer. He worked as a published research physicist. He worked with a focus in physical oceanography and ocean circulation.
In 1962, he founded the New Zealand Oceanographic Institute of the Department of Scientific and Industrial Research (today known as National Institute of Water and Atmospheric Research), then located in Hobson Street, Wellington, New Zealand.
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