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John Murray (oceanographer)

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Sir John Murray KCB FRS FRSE FRSGS (3 March 1841 – 16 March 1914) was a pioneering ... He was the first to note the existence of the Mid-Atlantic Ridge and of oceanic trenches. He also noted t...

History of Oceanography - Dive and Discover - Woods Hole ...

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These first seafaring explorers, navigators and oceanographers began to pay attention to the ocean in many ways. They observed waves, storms, tides, and ...

Dive and Discover : History of Oceanography

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Painting of Ferdinand Magellan, the Portuguese navigator. Magellan was the first European explorer to cross the Pacific Ocean and the first to sail around the ...

Meet the Ocean Explorers - Famous Ocean Explorers on Sea and Sky

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American astronomer, historian, oceanographer, meteorologist, and cartographer who published the first book about oceanography and is considered the father ...

Jacques Cousteau - Famous Ocean Explorers on Sea and Sky

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Meet Jacques Cousteau, French naval officer, oceanographer, researcher, ... for the first French underwater film, Par dix-huit mètres de fond (18 meters deep).

Sir John Murray - Founder of Oceanography

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It houses staff and equipment involved in research in oceanography, climate ... This collaboration produced the first volume of the Challenger Report, which was  ...

History of Oceanography

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Such people were actually the first oceanographers. For example, as long as 24 centuries ago, a Mediterranean captain on a voyage to Egypt knew that when ...

Oceanography | Scholastic.com

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The first major scientific expedition, and the one that firmly established the field of oceanography, was the around-the-world voyage of H.M.S. Challenger. Setting ...

Sylvia Earle, Oceanographer Information, Facts, News, Photos ...

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Get information, facts, and more about Sylvia Earle, Oceanographer from ... and first "Hero for the Planet" by Time magazine, is an oceanographer, explorer, ...

NOAA Ocean Explorer: History: Timeline

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RAR was the first non-visual navigation system to combine the velocity of sound in water with radio waves to ... Modern oceanography is based on this research.

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Challenger Expedition - Dive and Discover - Woods Hole ...

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HMS Challenger in St. Thomas Harbor in 1876 near the end of its four year long expedition to explore the world's oceans. The Challenger was the first true ...

Discovering the Gulf Stream. - Dive and Discover - Woods Hole ...

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Oceanography may be one of the newest fields of science, but its roots extend back ... Franklin was the first to refer to the Gulf Stream as a “river in the ocean.

History of the Study of Marine Biology - MarineBio.org

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Because he is the first to record observations on marine life, Aristotle is often referred to as the ... This voyage is often referred to as the birth of oceanography.