TITLE

Scientific Exploration

PUB. DATE
February 2007
SOURCE
Oceans Atlas;2007, p88
SOURCE TYPE
Book
DOC. TYPE
Book Chapter
ABSTRACT
Information on the scientific exploration of the oceans from a chapter of the book "Oceans Atlas: An Interactive Ocean Adventure" is presented. It relates that the science of oceanography was born in the 1870s. The scientists of the research ship H.M.S. Challenger investigated the deep oceans by dredging and sounding their depths from the surface. It describes the use of remote sensing systems to map the ocean floor. Scuba diving equipment can also be used to study marine life.
ACCESSION #
43827265

 

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