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  1. Victor Vacquier portrait

    • Collection: Scripps Institution of Oceanography Photographs
    • Name: Scripps Institution of Oceanography; Vacquier, Victor
    • Topic: Portrait photography; Oceanographers--Portraits; Scientists--Portraits; Scripps Institution of Oceanography--Faculty
    • Format: image
  2. Victor Vacquier portrait

    • Collection: Scripps Institution of Oceanography Photographs
    • Name: Scripps Institution of Oceanography; Vacquier, Victor
    • Topic: Scientists--Portraits; Portrait photography; Oceanographers--Portraits; Scripps Institution of Oceanography--Faculty
    • Format: image
  3. Walter H. Munk (left) and John D. Isaacs (far right) observing an oceanographic instrument during the Capricorn Expedition (1952-1953). At this point of the expedition they are somewhere between Eniwetok and Tonga in the Pacific. The expedition used scuba divers to explore the Pacific seafloor and studied the 35,400 foot deep Tonga Trench. 1952.

    • Collection: Scripps Institution of Oceanography Photographs
    • Name: Scripps Institution of Oceanography; Spencer F. Baird (Ship); Capricorn Expedition (1952-1953); Isaacs, John D. (John Dove); Munk, Walter H. (Walter Heinrich), 1917-
    • Date: 1952
    • Topic: Oceanographic instruments
    • Format: image
  4. Walter H. Munk said ...Willard N. Bascom took this picture in Bikini Lagoon when I was about to be devoured by a shark! I was standing on the bottom with a tsunami pressure gauge which I had raised above my head and was holding there to obtain a Laplace transform of instrument response, when I noticed Bascom taking a most unusual photographic interest in this operation. I puzzled about this for some minutes, and then had a sudden revelation that made me turn around. The calibration was an incomplete function.... Capricorn Expedition, 1952

    • Collection: Scripps Institution of Oceanography Photographs
    • Name: Scripps Institution of Oceanography; Capricorn Expedition (1952-1953); Spencer F. Baird (Ship); Munk, Walter H. (Walter Heinrich), 1917-
    • Date: 1952
    • Topic: Sharks; Wit and humor--Pictorial; Scuba divers; Shark attacks
    • Format: image
  5. Walter H. Munk with oar. Bikini Area. Capricorn Expedition, 1952

    • Collection: Scripps Institution of Oceanography Photographs
    • Name: Scripps Institution of Oceanography; Capricorn Expedition (1952-1953); Munk, Walter H. (Walter Heinrich), 1917-
    • Date: 1952
    • Topic: Oceanographers; Beaches
    • Format: image
  6. Weather Balloon, Ruttenberg&Friel, R/V HORIZON

    • Collection: Scripps Institution of Oceanography Photographs
    • Name: Scripps Institution of Oceanography; Capricorn Expedition (1952-1953); Horizon (Ship); Ruttenberg, Stanley; Friel, Frank J.
    • Date: 1952
    • Topic: Oceanographic instruments; Meteorology
    • Format: image
  7. Willard Bascom standing over cable winding on a Duck amphibious vehicle. Capricorn Expedition, 1952

    • Collection: Scripps Institution of Oceanography Photographs
    • Name: Scripps Institution of Oceanography; Capricorn Expedition (1952-1953); Bascom, Willard N., 1916-
    • Date: 1952
    • Topic: Landing craft
    • Format: image
  8. Willard N. Bascom doing some underwater field work on Falcon reef during the Capricorn Expedition (1952-1953) off Falcon Island - one of the islands in the Great Palm Island group, off the eastern coast of Queensland, Australia. This was the first Scripps expedition to use scuba divers to explore the Pacific. 1952.

    • Collection: Scripps Institution of Oceanography Photographs
    • Name: Scripps Institution of Oceanography; Baird (Ship); Capricorn Expedition (1952-1953); Bascom, Willard N., 1916
    • Date: 1952
    • Topic: Scuba diving; Anchors; Reefs
    • Format: image
  9. William A. Nierenberg speaking at dedication of R/V Melville. Marston Cleaves Sargent and Grace 'Peter' Tomkins Sargent next to podium. Captain Noel L. Ferris further left of podium. June 6, 1970

    • Collection: Scripps Institution of Oceanography Photographs
    • Name: Scripps Institution of Oceanography; Melville (Ship); Sargent, Grace Tompkins; Nierenberg, William A. (William Aaron), 1919-; Sargent, Marston Cleaves, 1906-1986
    • Date: 1970-06-06
    • Topic: Oceanographic research ships
    • Format: image
  10. William C. King is shown here at control panel of the big winch on board the research vessel Spencer F. Baird (Ship), during the Capricorn Expedition (1952-1953). Circa 1952.

    • Collection: Scripps Institution of Oceanography Photographs
    • Name: Scripps Institution of Oceanography; Spencer F. Baird (Ship); Capricorn Expedition (1952-1953); King, William C.
    • Date: 1952
    • Topic: Winches; Oceanographic instruments
    • Format: image
  11. Woman in Guaymas is balancing a load of about 40 pounds of fresh clams, which were converted into a welcome stew by the cook of the R/V E.W. Scripps. Gulf of California Expedition, 1939

    • Collection: Roger Revelle Papers; Scripps Institution of Oceanography Photographs
    • Name: Scripps Institution of Oceanography; E.W. Scripps (Ship); Gulf of California Expedition
    • Date: 1939
    • Topic: Children--Mexico; Women--Mexico; Indians of Mexico--Mexico--Baja California (Peninsula); Mexicans; Harbors--Mexico
    • Format: image
  12. Work on fantail of R/V Spencer F. Baird. Capricorn Expedition, 1952

    • Collection: Scripps Institution of Oceanography Photographs
    • Name: Scripps Institution of Oceanography; Spencer F. Baird (Ship); Capricorn Expedition (1952-1953); Jones, Alan Churchill, 1927-; Munk, Walter H. (Walter Heinrich), 1917-
    • Date: 1952
    • Topic: Oceanographers; Buoys
    • Format: image
  13. Working in bad conditions [Man at winch on R/V E.W. Scripps]

    • Collection: Roger Revelle Papers; Scripps Institution of Oceanography Photographs
    • Name: Scripps Institution of Oceanography; Gulf of California Expedition; E.W. Scripps (Ship)
    • Date: 1940-11
    • Topic: Storms; Sailors--California; Sailors--Mexico
    • Format: image