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  1. [Two men deploying the Peterson grab sampler from bucket on deck of R/V Spencer F. Baird]

    • Collection: SIO Photographs Collection
    • Name: Scripps Institution of Oceanography; Spencer F. Baird (Ship); Vermilion Sea Expedition (1959)
    • Date: 1959
    • Topic: Oceanographic instruments; Scientific expeditions--Mexico; Marine sediments; Oceanographers
    • Format: image
  2. Ancient Caribbean Rocks-Ancient sediment rocks found deep beneath the Caribbean Sea are examined by Norman Terence Edgar of Scripps Institution of Oceanography (left) and John B. Saunders of Texaco Trinidad Inc. (right). Both were cruise co-chief scientists aboard the Deep Sea Drilling Project Glomar Challenger during a recent cruise in the Caribbean Sea when these samples were collected. Fossils in the sediments tell geologists that the Caribbean Sea is a relatively young feature in the earth's surface. 1971

    • Collection: Scripps Institution of Oceanography Photographs
    • Name: Deep Sea Drilling Project; Glomar Challenger (Ship); Deep Sea Drilling Project; Saunders, John B.; Edgar, Norman Terence, 1933-
    • Date: 1971
    • Topic: Deep Sea Drilling Project; Oceanographers; Marine sediments; Geology--Caribbean Sea; Submarine geology
    • Format: image
  3. DEEP SEA BASALT-Cruise Co-Chief Scientists Drs. Tjeerd H. van Andel, center, and G. Ross Heath, right, both from Oregon State University, examine a section of late Cretaceous basalt recovered at Site 163 - 600 miles Southeast of Hawaii - on Leg Sixteeen of the Deep Sea Drilling Project. Cruise Operations Manager Dell Redding, of Phillips Petroleum Company, left, stands infront of a new three-cone "button bit" and a similar bit which was completely worn out after drilling through 164 feet of cherty sediments and 25 feet of basalt. Water depth at the site was 17,455 feet. Scripps Institution of Oceanography of the University of California at San Diego, is managing institution for the Deep Sea Drilling Project under contract to the National Science Foundation

    • Collection: Scripps Institution of Oceanography Photographs
    • Name: Deep Sea Drilling Project; Glomar Challenger (Ship); Deep Sea Drilling Project; Redding, Dell; Van Andel, Tjeerd H. (Tjeerd Hendrik), 1923-; Heath, G. Ross (George Ross), 1939-
    • Date: 1971
    • Topic: Marine sediments; Bits (Drilling and boring); Deep Sea Drilling Project; Submarine geology; Oceanographers
    • Format: image