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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 ...

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.

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 ...

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 ...

John Murray and the Oceanography - yovisto Blogyovisto Blog

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Mar 3, 2015 ... On March 3, 1841, pioneering Scottish oceanographer, marine ... He was the first who identified the carbonate compensation depth in oceans.

Chrono-Biographical Sketch: Sir John Murray

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oceanography ... --1876-1882: first assistant, publication of the scientific results of the Challenger mission ... --1897-1898: first expedition to Christmas Island

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 ...

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, ...

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oceanography, marine geology. ... This voyage and his first glimpse of the rise and fall of the tide along the Scottish coast was the beginning of his lifelong ...

Sir John Murray, the founder of modern oceanography

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Mar 16, 2012 ... Murray had a go at being a doctor at first, taking part in a whaling ... a Scottish marine zoologist and oceanographer, and contemporary of ...

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 ...