"Oceanography: The Making of a Science" Videotapes 2000


"Oceanography: The Making of a Science" Videotapes, 2000

"Oceanography: The Making of a Science" Videotapes 2000

These videotapes document a program sponsored by the Office of Naval Research in cooperation with the H. John Heinz Center for Science, Economics and the Environment to commemorate the history of the Office of Naval Research and Oceanography. The videotapes record oral history interviews with noted ocean scientists and engineers.

3 cubic feet; 110 videotapes


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Scripps Institution of Oceanography

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Texas A&M University

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The history of Texas A&M University, the first public institution of higher education in Texas, began in 1871, when the Agricultural and Mechanical College of Texas was established as a land-grant college by the Texas Legislature. Classes began on October 4, 1876. Although Texas A&M was originally scheduled to be established under the Texas Constitution as a branch of the yet-to-be-created University of Texas, subsequent acts of the Texas Legislature never gave the university any authority over ...

Rosenstiel School of Marine and Atmospheric Science

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Jennings, Feenan D., 1923-

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Oceanographer; geophysics branch of the Office of Naval Research, 1952-1970; head of the International Decade Ocean Exploration, of the National Science Foundation, 1970-1978. From the description of Oral history interview with Feenan Jennings, 1996 April 26. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 78585413 ...

Stewart, James E., 1927-

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Diver. From the description of Papers, 1945-1991, bulk 1960-1991. (University of California, San Diego). WorldCat record id: 33249707 ...

Spiess, Fred Noel, 1919-2006

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Marine physicist, born Oakland, CA December 25, 1919; University of California, Berkeley AB 1941, Ph.D. (physics) 1951; Harvard University, MS, 1946. Submariner, U.S. Navy, 1941-1956, Deputy Oceanographer of the Navy,1969-1974; Nuclear Engineer, Knolls Atomic Power Lab, Schenectady, NY, 1951-1952; Scripps Institution of Oceanography, UCSD: Associate Research Physicist to Research Geophysicist University of California Marine Physical Laboratory (MPL), 1952-1961; Director MPL, 1958-1980; Professor...

United States. Office of Naval Research

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The original "Survey of large-scale computers and computer projects" was published by the Office of Naval Research in 1947 and 1948. It was revised and updated in 1950 under the title, HIGH-SPEED COMPUTING DEVICES (New York: McGraw-Hill, 1950). This work was contracted out to the Minneapolis, Minn., firm of Engineering Research Associates and was an attempt to survey the state of computer technology at a time when the Navy was weighing the possibility of supporting the development of the electro...

Leipper, Dale F.

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Nierenberg, William Aaron, 1919-2000

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Died 2000. From the description of Oral history interview with William Aaron Nierenberg, 1986 February 6 to 30 June. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 79005537 Physicist and oceanographer. Nierenberg received his B.S. from the City College of New York in 1939 and his M.A. and Ph. D. degrees in physics from Columbia in 1942 and 1947. He was a research scientist with the Manhattan Project from 1942 to 1945. He was an instructor in physics at Columbia, 1946-1948, and assistant pro...

Watkins, James D., 1927-2012

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James David Watkins was born March 7, 1927, in Alhambra, California. He received a B.S., from the United States Naval Academy in 1949 and received his master's degree in mechanical engineering from the U.S. Naval Postgraduate School in 1958. Admiral Watkins spent thirty-seven years in the Navy, serving on destroyers, cruisers and submarines, and shore assignments in personnel management. During his tenure in the U. S. Navy, he served as Chief of Naval Personnel, Commander of the Sixth Fleet, Vic...

H. John Heinz III Center for Science, Economics, and the Environment

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Wooster, Warren S. (Warren Scriver), 1921-

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Oceanographer. From the description of Photographs, 1960-1989. (University of California, San Diego). WorldCat record id: 33940777 ...

Doel, Ronald Edmund

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Maxwell, A. E. (Arthur Eugene), 1925-

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Tharp, Marie

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Geologist (ocean cartographer). From the description of Oral history interview with Marie Tharp, 1994 September 14. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 78844873 ...

Goldberg, Edward D.

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Woods Hole oceanographic institution

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Saalfeld, Fred E.

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Snyder, J. Edward

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Small, Lawrence F.

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Oregon State University. College of Oceanic and Atmospheric Sciences

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Oceanography research began at Oregon State College in 1954 with a small research grant from the Office of Naval Research. The Oceanography Department was established within the School of Science in 1959 to fulfill the need for trained oceanographers and basic oceanographic research in the Pacific Ocean off the coast of the Pacific Northwest. The department became the School of Oceanography in 1972 and the College of Oceanography in 1983. When the Atmospheric Sciences Department was transferred ...

Frieman, Edward A.

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University of Washington.

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Benson, William E. (William Edward Barnes), 1919-

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Frosch, Robert A. (Robert Alan), 1928-

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Robert A. Frosch is a Senior Research Fellow at the John F. Kennedy School of Government at Harvard University. He received his Ph. D. in 1952 from Columbia University in Theoretical Physics and later conducted research in ocean acoustics at Columbia. He has served as Director for Nuclear Test Detection and Deputy Director of the Advanced Research Projects Agency (ARPA) in the Department of Defense, Assistant Secretary of the Navy for Research and Development, Assistant Executive Director of the...

Knauss, John A.

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Byrne, John Vincent, 1928-

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Scripps Institution of Oceanography. Library. Archives.

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Hamilton, Gordon

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Reid, Joseph L.

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Joseph Lee Reid (1923-). Oceanographer. From the description of Papers, 1951-1988 bulk 1960-1983. (University of California, San Diego). WorldCat record id: 154305831 ...