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Ocean Pulse A Critical Diagnosis

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ISBN-10: 0306458004

ISBN-13: 9780306458002

Edition: 1998

Authors: John T. Tanacredi, John Loret, Sylvia A. Earle

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List price: $199.00
Copyright year: 1998
Publisher: Springer
Publication date: 5/31/1998
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 202
Size: 7.00" wide x 10.00" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 1.298
Language: English

Sylvia Earle can lay claim to the titles marine botanist, environmentalist, businesswoman, writer, and deep-sea explorer. Of them all, the last is perhaps the one that most captures the imagination. She has spent more than 6,000 hours (over seven months) underwater. In 1979, she attached herself to a submarine that took her, at times as fast as 100 feet per minute, to the ocean floor 1,250 feet below. Dressed in a "Jim suit," a futuristic concoction of plastic and metal armor, she made the deepest solo dive ever made without a cable connecting her to a support vessel at the surface. This daring dive is comparable to the NASA voyage to the moon 10 years before. In 1984 Earle became the…    

Overview
Introduction
Aquaculture of the World Oceans: Is the Future at our Doorstep?
Fish as a Foodstuff - a Catch 22: Is Aquaculture a Solution?
The Business of Aquaculture in the Mediterranean
Aquaculture in the Sea
Shellfishing in an Urban National Wildlife Refuge: Contamination, Conflicts, Consensus
Underwater Technology Applications to Ocean Exploration
The Impact of Armed Forces on the Development of Marine Technology: A Look Back - A Look Ahead
Precise Target Strength Pattern Measurement in an Indoor Tank
Use of Advanced Mixed-Gas Diving Technology to Explore the Coral Reef "Twilight Zone"
Advances in the Practical Application of Underwater Technology
A Comparison of the Lost Hydrogen Bomb (1966) and TWA Flight 800 (1996) Search and Recovery Operations and Technologies
Human Diving Technology: From Ocean Exploitation to Marine Science
New Biotechnological Applications to Fisheries' Aquaculture
The Current Status of Brain-Pituitary-Gonad Axis Physiology in Fishes and Its Manipulation during Controlled Reproduction
Rearing of Larval Solea vulgaris (Quensel, 1806) in Lake Quarun, Egypt
Fisheries Acoustics: Contribution and Challenge
Effects of Exogenous Hormone Injection on Growth and Maturation of Mugil cephalus Oocytes in Captivity
Underwater Archaeological Applications and Advances
Marine Archaeology on the White Sea
Maritime Archaeology at Dry Tortugas National Park: Research Domains, Framework, and Perpectives
From Mountain Top to Ocean Bottom: A Comprehensive Approach to Archacological Research
History of the Underwater Archaeology in the Kimmerian Bosphorus on the Black Sea
Ocean Beats Out Space, Four to One!
Author Biographies
Index