April 17, 1998 |
Kenneth Orris "K.O." Emery, a marine geologist and prolific author whose books included "The Sea Off Southern California," has died. He was 83. Emery, who taught at USC for 16 years, died Sunday in Milton, Mass. Since 1962, he had been associated with Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution in Woods Hole, Mass., and was the retired dean of its graduate program at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.