Bellevue, WA

Interviewee Collection Sort descending Description Interviewer Date of Interview Location of Interview Affiliation
Eddie Bernard NOAA Heritage Oral History Project

Eddie Bernard, born in 1946 in Houston, Texas, is a renowned tsunami expert with a significant career at the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA). Raised in Beaumont, Texas, Bernard's family history traces back to their migration from Canada to Louisiana. His early interest in science and natural disasters, particularly tsunamis, propelled him towards a career in oceanography. Influenced by his high school teachers, Bernard pursued higher education at Lamar University, where he cultivated his passion for oceanography and met his future wife.

Molly Graham Bellevue, WA NOAA Heritage Program, National Weather Service