Oceanography: The Past: Proceedings of the Third by Paul M. Fye (auth.), Mary Sears, Daniel Merriman (eds.)

By Paul M. Fye (auth.), Mary Sears, Daniel Merriman (eds.)

This quantity, "Oceanography: The Past," is the court cases of the 3rd Inter­ nationwide Congress at the background of Oceanography, equipped lower than the auspices of the Woods gap Oceanographic establishment at Woods gap, Massachusetts, united states, September 22-26, 1980. The Congress is part of the year-long occasion of the 50th Anniversary of the founding of the Woods gap Oceanographic establishment. will probably be via an meeting, September 29 -October 2, within which invited audio system will deal with the query, ''Will we use the oceans wisely-the subsequent SO years in oceanogra­ phy?" The papers from the meeting may also be released by way of Springer-Verlag as "Oceanography: the current and Future," a significant other quantity to this e-book. the 1st foreign Congress at the heritage of Oceanography used to be held on the Musee Ocean~graphique in Monaco, December 12-17, 1966. It coincided with the centennial of the start of the prestigious profession of Prince Albert I as a scholar and purchaser of oceanography, for it was once in 1866 that he first went to sea-on the armored frigate Tetuan of the Royal Spanish military. the result of this Congress have been released as fifty seven papers within the Bulletin de l'Institut Oceanogra­ phique (special no. 2, vols. 1-3, pp. XLII + 807, 1968).

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21. Degens, E. T. and Ross, D. A. 1967. Hot brines and heavy metals in the Red Sea. Oceanus, June 1967. Degens, E. T. and Ross, D. A. (editors). 1969. Hot brines and recent heavy metal deposits in the Red Sea. Springer-Verlag, New York, 600 pp. 22. Kerr, R. A. 1978. Seawater and the ocean crust: the hot and cold of it. Science, 200(4346), 1138-1141,1187. 23. Welham, J. A. and Craig, H. 1979. Methane and hydrogen in East Pacific Rise hydrothermal fluids. Geophysical Research Letters, 829-831. 24.

Even when no ships are present, the waters are filled with the crackles, clicks, whistles, moans, groans, and grunts of marine animals. Many fishes and crustaceans make a variety of noises, but the most interesting sounds are those of whales, porpoises and seals. Bill and Barbara Schevill and their associates at Woods Hole have been listening to these distant relatives of ours for over 30 years, and they have been able to record the characteristic underwater sounds made by more than 40 species of marine mammals (17).

Revelle phy in its relationship to the government and the American people. In this transformation, the Oceanographic played a central role, in part because of its location, on the open sea but near the seat of government and the great eastern centers of science, and in part because of the patriotism and vision of Columbus Iselin. Before the War began, naval officers testing the new acoustic echo-ranging gear for detecting and tracking submarines had found that this equipment was very effective at night and in the early morning, but in the afternoon the range at which a submarine could be detected diminished to a few hundred yards.

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