Science on a Mission : How MilitaryFunding Shaped What We Do and Don't Know About the Ocean. (eBook, 2021) [WorldCat.org]
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Science on a Mission : How MilitaryFunding Shaped What We Do and Don't Know About the Ocean.

Author: Naomi Oreskes
Publisher: Chicago, UNITED STATES University of Chicago Press 2021.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats

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Genre/Form: e-books
Livres numériques
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Naomi Oreskes
ISBN: 022673238X 9780226732381 9780226732411 022673241X
OCLC Number: 1248717949
Description: 1 ressource en ligne (749)
Contents: Introduction 1 The Personal, the Political, and the Scientific 2 Seeing the Ocean through Operational Eyes: The Stommel-Arons Model of Abyssal Circulation 3 Whose Science Is It Anyway? The Woods Hole Palace Revolt 4 Stymied by Secrecy: Harry Hess and Seafloor Spreading 5 The Iron Curtain of Classification: What Difference Did It Make? 6 Why the Navy Built Alvin 7 Painting Projects White: The Discovery of Deep-Sea Hydrothermal Vents 8 From Expertise to Advocacy: The Seabed Disposal of Radioactive Waste 9 Changing the Mission: From the Cold War to Climate Change Conclusion: The Context of Motivation Acknowledgments Sources and Abbreviations Notes Bibliography Index

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