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Oceanographic history : the Pacific and beyond

Author: Keith Rodney Benson; Philip F Rehbock
Publisher: Seattle : University of Washington Press, ©2002.
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Genre/Form: Conference papers and proceedings
History
Congresses
Material Type: Conference publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Keith Rodney Benson; Philip F Rehbock
ISBN: 029598239X 9780295982397
OCLC Number: 48803059
Description: xii, 556 pages : illustrations ; 29 cm
Contents: Scripps benefactions : the role of the Scripps family in the founding of the Scripps Institution of Oceanography / Deborah Day --
Charles Kofoid's role in establishing the Scripps Institution of Oceanography / Fred Noel Spiess --
Contexts for constructing an ocean science : the career of Harald Ulrik Sverdrup (1888-1957) / Robert Marc Friedman --
The Sverdrup years : a personal recollection / Walter H. Munk --
Deep sea drilling : lessons learned / William A. Nierenberg --
The NORPAC Expedition / Joseph L. Reid --
The development of research vessel design / George G. Shor, Jr. --
Reflections on my knowledge in the Indo-Pacific / Klaus Wyrtki --
Sea monsters : myth or genuine relic of the past / Sherrie Lyons --
Suggestions for study of the native knowledge of marine animals in the eastern Caroline Islands / Alan Eugene Davis --
The western boundary current in the Pacific : the development of our oceanographic knowledge / Joyce E. Jones and Ian S.F. Jones --
Russian oceanographic investigations of the Pacific Ocean : history and some results / Arkady V. Alekseev and Igor D. Rostov --
Research vessel Vityaz : a contribution to oceanographic science in the past and present / Svetlana G. Sivkova --
Germania in Pacifico : Humboldt, Chamisso and other early German contributors to Pacific research, 1741-1876 / Gerhard Kortum --
The aspirations of Alfred Merz, Georg Wüst, and Albert Defant : from Berlin to Pacific oceanography / Walter Lenz --
Some aspects of early twentieth-century oceanography : the German Antarctic Expedition / Maurice M. Raraty --
Early exploratory voyages and Antarctic expeditions : the Argentine perspective / Ramiro P. Sánchez --
History of marine science in Chile / Tarsicio Antezana and Nibaldo Bahamonde --
The history of oceanography along the Mexican Pacific coast / Richard A. Schwartzlose and Saúl Alvarez-Borrego --
The oceanographic work of Captain Scott's Discovery, 1901-31 / Ann Savours --
Investigations of the Humboldt Current following a long series of misadventures : the voyage of the William Scoresby, 1931 / Rosalinde Rolfe and Gunther Marsden --
The Danish Dana Expedition, 1928-30 : purpose and accomplishments, mainly in the Indo-Pacific / Torben Wolff --
Italian contributions to the knowledge of the southeast Pacific Ocean / Norberto della Croce --
Deep-sea plankton exploration in historical perspective / Baruch Kimor --
The educational mission of marine sciences : a case study of East Africa, the early initiatives, 1930-80 / Selim Morcos --
School and popular marine science education in the United Kingdom / J. Malcolm Walker --
Anders Sparrman, 1748-1820 / David Dyrssen --
The discovery of the deep-sea Atlantic fauna / Luiz Saldanha --
George Wallace Melville : his influence through polar exploration and marine engineering / A. Aristides Yayanos --
Claude Zobell, hadal bacteria, and the "azoic zone" / Donald J. McGraw --
The pioneers of oceanographic research in Romania / G. Serpoinau and V. Malciu --
Romanian developmental contributions of Emil Racovitza and Grigore Antipa to the scientific exploration of the Mediterranean / Alexandru S. Bologa and Alexandru Marinescu --
Four centuries of physical oceanography in Croatia / Mirko Orlić --
Four men and an albatross : the growth of American oceanography, 1882-1921 / Larry T. Spencer --
Marine biology or oceanography : early American developments in marine science on the West Coast / Keith R. Benson --
Pacific waters and the POG : the origin of physical oceanography on the west coast of Canada / Eric L. Mills --
The Allan Hancock Pacific Expeditions (1931-1962) and their contributions to marine biology / Anwar Abdel Aleem --
Selling Bellevue : the emergence of American naval oceanography / Gary E. Weir --
Marine biology/biological oceanography and the federal patron : the NSF initiative in biological oceanography in the 1960s / Toby A. Appel --
Challenges and opportunities in naval oceanography in the post Cold War world / Timothy Coffey --
Oceanography : the next fifty years / John A. Knauss --
Swedish oceanographic instruments up to 1950 / Artur Svansson --
The history of chemical determinations of salinity / William J. Wallace --
Early attempts at determination of the salinity of seawater from measurement of its electric conductivity / Jens Smed --
The history of chemical oceanography in Australian waters, 1874-1974 / Andrew McTaggart --
The role of spectra in ocean wave physics / David Irvine --
Submersibles in oceanographic research / Bruce H. Robison --
The uses and abuses of scientific expertise in English inshore oyster fishery, 1860-1910 / Gill Parsons --
History of fisheries : science in Japan / Yoshiaki Matsuda --
One hundred years of the sergestid shrimp fishing industry in Suruga Bay : development of administration and social policy / Makoto Omori --
Transformation in fisheries management : a study of William C. Herrington / Amy L. Toro --
Ocean food and energy from California mariculture : an evaluation of the US Marine Biomass Project, from 1972-1986 / Peter Neuschul and Lawrence Badash --
Beyond Darwin : coral reef research in the twentieth century / Daphne G. Fautin --
Caribbean contributions to coral reef science / Robert A. Kinzie III --
From steady state to stochastic systems : the revolution in coral reef biology / Patricia Mather --
Coral reefs, science, and politics : relationships and criteria for decisions over two centuries --
a French case history / Bernard Salvat --
Evolution of the tectogene concept, 1930-1965 / Alan O. Allwardt --
The accreted terrane controversy, or continental geologists strike back / Homer E. LeGrand and William Glen --
Gravity surveys in the "permanent" ocean basins : an instrumental chink in a theoretical suit of armor / Naomi Oreskes --
Geologic mapping of the deep-ocean off the Hawaiian Islands using sidescan and swath sonar imaging, 1966-1992 / J.B. Wilson and W.R. Normark --
Resources for the study of oceanography at the archives of the Scripps Institution of Oceanography / Deborah Day --
Sources for the history of oceanography at the Smithsonian Institution and the National Archives / Pamela M. Henson --
The Stazione zoologica : a clearing house for marine organisms / Christiane Groeben.
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