Records of OTEC International and a collection of materials related to Ocean Thermal Energy Conversion collected by Richard A. Meyer.
Scope and Content
The collection consists of journal articles, books, reports, magazines, correspondence, memos, and additional publications. One of the primary publications is the Ocean Energy (formerly The OTEC Liaison), is a monthly, international newsletter published since 1976. Publication deals with all forms of solar ocean energy, mostly OTEC, and is the principal communication vehicle in the field. There were subscribers in over 40 countries. This collection has been digitized and made available online here: http://nsuworks.nova.edu/nsudigital_otec-liaison/
Correspondence includes letters with luminaries in the field of oceanography around the world. There is documentation on multiple proposed OTEC plants in various countries as well as an excellent compendium of research on OTEC (see inventory list, primarily Box 2 of 4).
Access or Use Restrictions
Archival collections are closed to the public. Permission must be obtained from the current NSU Archivist and the Vice President for Information Services and University Librarian.
Finding Aid Created
Finding Aid Creator
Nova Southeastern University Archives
Nova Southeastern University, Archives, "A Guide to the Meyer-Roney OTEC Library" (2016). Finding Aids. 11.