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  1. The D/V Glomar Challenger (ship) rig floor as it was seen at night during drilling for the Deep Sea Drilling Project. 1979.

    • Collection: Scripps Institution of Oceanography Photographs
    • Name: Deep Sea Drilling Project
    • Date: 1979
    • Topic: Scientific Expeditions; Drilling and boring; Oceanographic research ships
    • Format: image
  2. The island - referring to Los Coronados Islands. The Alexander Agassiz Expedition (1907) was the first expedition of the Scripps Institution of Oceanography. From the Cruise of the Alexander Agassiz photographic album: November 1907.

    • Collection: Scripps Institution of Oceanography Photographs
    • Name: Alexander Agassiz (Ship); Alexander Agassiz (1907)
    • Date: November 1907
    • Topic: Scientific Expeditions; Oceanographic research ships; Los Coronados Islands; Cliffs; Ships; Coasts
    • Format: image
  3. Scientists and technicians of Deep Sea Drilling Project, Leg unknown, on a dock with the D/V Glomar Challenger (ship) while a small dog is watching. 1980.

    • Collection: Scripps Institution of Oceanography Photographs
    • Name: Glomar Challenger (Ship); Deep Sea Drilling Project; Uyeda, Seiya; Dill, Loyd; Fryer, Patricia; Burns, Gayle; Blanchet, Rene
    • Date: 1978
    • Topic: Scientific Expeditions; Animals; Oceanographic research ships
    • Format: image
  4. Main-deck-level and what was known as the moon pool aboard the D/V Glomar Challenger (ship). The photo was taken on Leg 48 of the Deep Sea Drilling Project. 1976.

    • Collection: Scripps Institution of Oceanography Photographs
    • Name: Deep Sea Drilling Project
    • Date: 1976
    • Topic: Oceanographic research ships; Scientific Expeditions
    • Format: image
  5. Drawing and watercolor of the captain of the Scripps Institution of Oceanography research vessel, R/V Stranger (ship), during the Naga Expedition, 1959-1961. October 9, 1959.

    • Collection: Scripps Institution of Oceanography Photographs
    • Name: Naga Expedition; Stranger (Ship)
    • Date: 1959-10-09
    • Topic: Oceanographic research ships; Illustrations; Scientific Expeditions
    • Format: image
  6. R/V Kana Keoki (ship) as seen from the deck of D/V Glomar Challenger (ship) during the Deep Sea Drilling Project. 1979.

    • Collection: Scripps Institution of Oceanography Photographs
    • Name: Deep Sea Drilling Project; Kana Keoki (ship)
    • Date: 1979
    • Topic: Scientific Expeditions; Oceanographic research ships
    • Format: image
  7. George G. Shor, cruise leader, on board the R/V Spencer F. Baird (ship) during the Scripps Institution of Oceanography Mukluk Expedition (1957) for cores and dredge samples. August 1957.

    • Collection: Scripps Institution of Oceanography Photographs
    • Name: Mukluk Expedition (1957); Spencer F. Baird (Ship); Shor, George G.
    • Date: 1957-08
    • Topic: Oceanographic research ships; Scientific Expeditions
    • Format: image
  8. James Lockman, a Global Marine Inc. employee, is being transferred in a Billy Pugh Basket from the D/V Glomar Challenger (ship) to a work boat outside Brest, France, as the vessel departs French waters to begin Leg 48 of Deep Sea Drilling Project. May 1976.

    • Collection: Scripps Institution of Oceanography Photographs
    • Name: Glomar Challenger (Ship); Deep Sea Drilling Project; Lockman, James
    • Date: 1976-05
    • Topic: Oceanographic research ships; Scientific Expeditions
    • Format: image
  9. R/V Spencer F. Baird (ship) of Scripps Institution of Oceanography, at sea during the Mukluk Expedition (1957). July 1957.

    • Collection: Scripps Institution of Oceanography Photographs
    • Name: Mukluk Expedition (1957); Spencer F. Baird (Ship)
    • Date: 1957-07
    • Topic: Scientific Expeditions; Oceanographic research ships
    • Format: image
  10. Drawing and watercolor of the Scripps Institution of Oceanography research vessel, R/V Stranger (ship), departing Thailand during the Naga Expedition, 1959-1961. August 30, 1959.

    • Collection: Scripps Institution of Oceanography Photographs
    • Name: Naga Expedition; Stranger (Ship)
    • Date: 1959-08-30
    • Topic: Thailand; Scientific Expeditions; Illustrations; Oceanographic research ships
    • Format: image
  11. The sounder - referring to the measuring of the amplitude of the echoing sound waves. The Alexander Agassiz Expedition (1907) was the first expedition of the Scripps Institution of Oceanography. From the Cruise of the Alexander Agassiz photographic album: November 1907.

    • Collection: Scripps Institution of Oceanography Photographs
    • Name: Alexander Agassiz (Ship); Alexander Agassiz (1907)
    • Date: November 1907
    • Topic: Ships; Oceanographic research ships; Scientific Expeditions
    • Format: image
  12. Drawing and watercolor of the Naga Expedition, 1959-1961. June 15, 1959.

    • Collection: Scripps Institution of Oceanography Photographs
    • Name: Stranger (Ship); Naga Expedition
    • Date: 1959-06-15
    • Topic: Illustrations; Scientific Expeditions; Oceanographic research ships
    • Format: image
  13. Research vessel Prof. W. Besnard (ship) from the Universidade de Sao Paulo, Instituto Oceanografico, Brazil, at sea. 1980.

    • Collection: Scripps Institution of Oceanography Photographs
    • Name: Deep Sea Drilling Project; Prof. S. Besnard (Ship)
    • Date: 1980
    • Topic: Scientific Expeditions; Oceanographic research ships
    • Format: image
  14. Deck of the U. S. Fisheries Commission steamer Albatross (ship), during a research trip by zoologist William Emerson Ritter. March 1904.

    • Collection: Scripps Institution of Oceanography Photographs
    • Name: Albatross Expedition (1904-1905); Albatross (Ship)
    • Date: 1904-03
    • Topic: Scientific Expeditions; Oceanographic research ships
    • Format: image
  15. Night photograph of the D/V Glomar Challenger (ship) in Manzanillo, Mexico in a fuel dock. The bright light on the lower section of the drilling derrick on the ship (center of photography) is a red beacon light. 1979.

    • Collection: Scripps Institution of Oceanography Photographs
    • Name: Deep Sea Drilling Project
    • Date: 1979
    • Topic: Oceanographic research ships; Scientific Expeditions
    • Format: image
  16. Pipe rack and drilling derrick on board the D/V Glomar Challenger (ship), during one of the legs of the Deep Sea Drilling Project. 1982.

    • Collection: Scripps Institution of Oceanography Photographs
    • Name: Deep Sea Drilling Project
    • Date: 1982
    • Topic: Oceanographic research ships; Scientific Expeditions
    • Format: image
  17. Scripps Institution of Oceanography research vessel, R/V Melville (ship), at sea during the Deep Sea Drilling Project. The R/V Melville (ship) was the shooting and support ship for the Leg 91 Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) experiment. 1983.

    • Collection: Scripps Institution of Oceanography Photographs
    • Name: Deep Sea Drilling Project; Melville (Ship)
    • Date: 1983
    • Topic: Oceanographic research ships; Scientific Expeditions
    • Format: image
  18. Drawing and watercolor of a harbor at sunset during the Naga Expedition, 1959-1961. August 28, 1959.

    • Collection: Scripps Institution of Oceanography Photographs
    • Name: Naga Expedition
    • Date: 1959-08-28
    • Topic: Scientific Expeditions; Ships; Harbors; Illustrations; Oceanographic research ships
    • Format: image
  19. The D/V Glomar Challenger (ship) at right, passing through Panama Canal locks during the Deep Sea Drilling Project. 1979.

    • Collection: Scripps Institution of Oceanography Photographs
    • Name: Deep Sea Drilling Project
    • Date: 1979
    • Topic: Panama; Scientific Expeditions; Panama Canal; Oceanographic research ships
    • Format: image
  20. Deep Sea Drilling Project marine technician William Meyer sits on the rudder post of the D/V Glomar Challenger (ship) when the vessel was in dry-dock in Curacao, an island in the southern Caribbean Sea. The heavy growth of barnacles can be seen throughout the bottom of the ship and whose removal was part of the dry-dock operations. 1979.

    • Collection: Scripps Institution of Oceanography Photographs
    • Name: Glomar Challenger (Ship); Deep Sea Drilling Project; Meyer, William
    • Date: 1979
    • Topic: Oceanographic research ships; Marine Animals; Scientific Expeditions
    • Format: image
  21. Equipment used for experiment developed by the Hawaii Institute of Geophysics, which was deployed over the side of the D/V Glomar Challenger (ship) during Leg 67 of the Deep Sea Drilling Project. In the background is the R/V Kana Keoki (ship) from the University of Hawaii. 1979.

    • Collection: Scripps Institution of Oceanography Photographs
    • Name: Deep Sea Drilling Project; Kana Keoki (ship)
    • Date: 1979
    • Topic: Oceanographic research ships; Scientific Equipment; Scientific Expeditions
    • Format: image
  22. R/V Kana Keoki (ship) from the University of Hawaii have a night rendezvous with the D/V Glomar Challenger (ship) in the Pacific Ocean about 200 miles west of Guatemala to exchange personnel. The meeting took place during Leg 67 of the Deep Sea Drilling Project. 1979.

    • Collection: Scripps Institution of Oceanography Photographs
    • Name: Deep Sea Drilling Project; Kana Keoki (ship)
    • Date: 1979
    • Topic: Oceanographic research ships; Scientific Expeditions
    • Format: image
  23. The workers - referring to working crew of the expedition. The Alexander Agassiz Expedition (1907) was the first expedition of the Scripps Institution of Oceanography. From the Cruise of the Alexander Agassiz photographic album: November 1907.

    • Collection: Scripps Institution of Oceanography Photographs
    • Name: Alexander Agassiz (Ship); Alexander Agassiz (1907)
    • Date: November 1907
    • Topic: Oceanographic research ships; Ships; Scientific Expeditions; Scientific Equipment
    • Format: image
  24. D/V Glomar Challenger (ship) at sea during Leg 91 of the Deep Sea Drilling Project. This ship was the site of many advances in deep ocean drilling during the Deep Sea Drilling Project. This project (DSDP) was an international scientific ocean drilling program. Between the National Science Foundation (NSF) and the Regents, University of California based out of Scripps Institution of Oceanography. Scientific planning was conducted under the auspices of the Joint Oceanographic Institutions for Deep Earth Sampling (JOIDES). The JOIDES advisory group consisted of 250 distinguished scientists from academic institutions, government agencies, and private industry from all over the world. The scientific results from Legs 1-96 were published describing the core materials and scientific data obtained at sea and in shore-based laboratories post-cruise. 1983.

    • Collection: Scripps Institution of Oceanography Photographs
    • Name: Glomar Challenger (Ship); Deep Sea Drilling Project
    • Date: 1983
    • Topic: Oceanographic research ships; Scientific Expeditions
    • Format: image
  25. Night shot of the drilling rig of the D/V Glomar Challenger (ship) with piping on the deck during the Deep Sea Drilling Project. 1982.

    • Collection: Scripps Institution of Oceanography Photographs
    • Name: Deep Sea Drilling Project
    • Date: 1982
    • Topic: Oceanographic research ships; Scientific Expeditions
    • Format: image
  26. Coring device being lowered in the water by a man on board the R/V Spencer F. Baird (ship), during the Mukluk Expedition (1957) for cores and dredge samples. August 1957.

    • Collection: Scripps Institution of Oceanography Photographs
    • Name: Spencer F. Baird (Ship); Mukluk Expedition (1957)
    • Date: 1957-08
    • Topic: Scientific Expeditions; Core Drilling; Oceanographic research ships
    • Format: image
  27. Drawing and watercolor of the Scripps Institution of Oceanography research vessel, R/V Stranger (ship), during the Naga Expedition, 1959-1961. June, 1959.

    • Collection: Scripps Institution of Oceanography Photographs
    • Name: Naga Expedition; Stranger (Ship)
    • Date: 1959-06
    • Topic: Oceanographic research ships; Illustrations; Scientific Expeditions
    • Format: image
  28. The Ship - referring to the Alexander Agassiz (ship). The Alexander Agassiz Expedition (1907) was the first expedition of the Scripps Institution of Oceanography. From the Cruise of the Alexander Agassiz photographic album: November 1907.

    • Collection: Scripps Institution of Oceanography Photographs
    • Name: Alexander Agassiz (1907); Alexander Agassiz (Ship)
    • Date: November 1907
    • Topic: Oceanographic research ships; Scientific Expeditions; Ships
    • Format: image
  29. Workmen in Brest, France, are putting the finishing touches on research vessel D/V Glomar Challenger (ship) before the drydock is flooded and the sturdy drilling vessel departs for Leg 48 of Deep Sea Drilling Project. May 1976.

    • Collection: Scripps Institution of Oceanography Photographs
    • Name: Deep Sea Drilling Project
    • Date: 1976-05
    • Topic: Oceanographic research ships; Scientific Expeditions
    • Format: image
  30. During a dry docking of the research vessel the D/V Glomar Challenger (ship), used for the Deep Sea Drilling Project, this photo was taken of a rarely seen thruster tunnel with the prop installed. June 1981.

    • Collection: Scripps Institution of Oceanography Photographs
    • Name: Deep Sea Drilling Project; Glomar Challenger (Ship)
    • Date: 1981-06
    • Topic: Oceanographic research ships; Scientific Expeditions
    • Format: image
  31. Drill string and the drill pipes as seen from the top of derrick aboard the D/V Glomar Challenger (ship). 1982.

    • Collection: Scripps Institution of Oceanography Photographs
    • Name: Deep Sea Drilling Project; Glomar Challenger (Ship)
    • Date: 1982
    • Topic: Scientific Expeditions; Oceanographic research ships; Core Drilling
    • Format: image
  32. Joseph Curiale of the University of Oklahoma samples the gas in a core recovered by the D/V Glomar Challenger (ship) during Leg 67 of the Deep Sea Drilling Project at Site 500. 1979.

    • Collection: Scripps Institution of Oceanography Photographs
    • Name: Glomar Challenger (Ship); Deep Sea Drilling Project; Curiale, Joseph
    • Date: 1979
    • Topic: Scientific Expeditions; Oceanographic research ships
    • Format: image
  33. Drawing and watercolor of the deck of the Scripps Institution of Oceanography research vessel, R/V Horizon (ship) during the Naga Expedition, 1959-1961. June 15, 1959.

    • Collection: Scripps Institution of Oceanography Photographs
    • Name: Horizon (Ship); Naga Expedition
    • Date: 1959-06-15
    • Topic: Oceanographic research ships; Scientific Expeditions; Illustrations
    • Format: image
  34. The crew - referring to crew of the Alexander Agassiz (ship). The Alexander Agassiz Expedition (1907) was the first expedition of the Scripps Institution of Oceanography. From the Cruise of the Alexander Agassiz photographic album: November 1907.

    • Collection: Scripps Institution of Oceanography Photographs
    • Name: Alexander Agassiz (Ship); Alexander Agassiz (1907)
    • Date: November 1907
    • Topic: Scientific Expeditions; Oceanographic research ships; Ships
    • Format: image
  35. Research ship D/V Glomar Challenger (ship) as seen at night during operations off the west coast of Mexico during Leg 66 of the Deep Sea Drilling Project. 1979.

    • Collection: Scripps Institution of Oceanography Photographs
    • Name: Deep Sea Drilling Project; Glomar Challenger (Ship)
    • Date: 1979
    • Topic: Scientific Expeditions; Oceanographic research ships
    • Format: image
  36. Scripps Institution of Oceanography research vessel, R/V Ellen B. Scripps (ship) assists at site 504B in the equator region during the Deep Sea Drilling Project. 1983.

    • Collection: Scripps Institution of Oceanography Photographs
    • Name: Ellen B. Scripps (Ship); Deep Sea Drilling Project
    • Date: 1983
    • Topic: Oceanographic research ships; Scientific Expeditions
    • Format: image
  37. R/V Thomas G. Thompson (ship) from the deck of the D/V Glomar Challenger (ship) during a leg of the Deep Sea Drilling Project. 1979.

    • Collection: Scripps Institution of Oceanography Photographs
    • Name: Thomas G. Thompson (ship); Deep Sea Drilling Project
    • Date: 1979
    • Topic: Oceanographic research ships; Scientific Expeditions
    • Format: image
  38. The D/V Glomar Challenger (ship) was a deep sea research and scientific drilling vessel for oceanography and marine geology studies and used primarily for the Deep Sea Drilling Project. Scripps Institution of Oceanography was the managing institution under contract to the National Science Foundation (NSF) for the project. The vessel was operated by the Global Marine Corporation; Glomar is a truncation of Global Marine. The second part of its name came as a tribute to the accomplishments of the oceanographic survey vessel HMS Challenger. The ship is seen here off the coast of Coast Rica. 1982.

    • Collection: Scripps Institution of Oceanography Photographs
    • Name: Deep Sea Drilling Project; Glomar Challenger (Ship)
    • Date: 1982
    • Topic: Oceanographic research ships; Scientific Expeditions
    • Format: image
  39. Scientific staff, technicians and key members of the D/V Glomar Challenger (ship) crew of Leg 58 of the Deep Sea Drilling Project, gathered on the bow of the vessel. Photo was taken at site 446 which was the last site for the cruise. 1978.

    • Collection: Scripps Institution of Oceanography Photographs
    • Name: Glomar Challenger (Ship); Deep Sea Drilling Project
    • Date: 1978
    • Topic: Scientific Expeditions; Oceanographic research ships
    • Format: image