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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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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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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, ...

The Challenger expedition and the beginning of Oceanography ...

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Jul 1, 2013 ... It was the first expedition organized and funded for a specific scientific purpose: to examine the deep-sea floor and answer questions about the ...

The Growth of Oceanography - Jones & Bartlett Learning

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First and foremost, this reminds us that for eons there have been people in the field of “oceanography”—people with an insatiable desire to make the unknown.

History of Ocean Exploration and Marine Science Flashcards | Quizlet

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When was the first recorded sea voyage, and by what civilization? -3200 B.C. - under the .... -now considered first textbook on modern oceanography -admiral of  ...

Ocean Exploration: Timeline - National Geographic Society

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Mar 8, 2012 ... James Alden discovers the first known submarine valley, ... for the Royal Society of London, laying the groundwork for modern oceanography.

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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 ...

Who first charted the Gulf Stream? - NOAA's National Ocean Service

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Alexander Agassiz, a preeminent oceanographer of the 19th century, attributed the first scientific basis for exploring the Gulf Stream to American statesman ...

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.