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  1. Memorandum to John D. Isaacs Subject: Equipment

    • Collection: Scripps Institution of Oceanography Letters, Clippings, Ships' Logs
    • Name: Payne, Miles; Capricorn Expedition (1952-1953); Horizon (Ship); Spencer F. Baird (Ship)
    • Date: 1952-09-24
    • Topic: Scientific expeditions; Oceanography; Oceanographic instruments; San Diego (Calif.)
    • Format: image
  2. Scientific instruments used during the Capricorn Expedition (1952-1953) on Eninman Island (part of the Marshall Islands). 1952.

    • Collection: Scripps Institution of Oceanography Photographs
    • Name: Jones, Alan Churchill, 1927-; Capricorn Expedition (1952-1953)
    • Date: 1952
    • Topic: Oceanography--Field work (land); Oceanographic instruments
    • Format: image
  3. Robert Dill testing for core in Kullenberg core sampler

    • Collection: Edward Sheldon Barr Papers
    • Name: Barr, Edward Sheldon, 1933-; Horizon (Ship); Capricorn Expedition (1952-1953); Dill, Robert Floyd, 1927-
    • Date: 1952
    • Topic: Oceanographic instruments; Drill cores
    • Format: image
  4. A damaged lead core barrel is positioned next to a new one. The old one was brought up from the Tonga Trench 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)
    • Date: 1952
    • Topic: Oceanographic instruments
    • Format: image
  5. Robert Floyd Dill shown here is adjusting an underwater camera during the Capricorn Expedition (1952-1953) on board the research vessel Spencer F. Baird (Ship). Circa 1952.

    • Collection: Scripps Institution of Oceanography Photographs
    • Name: Scripps Institution of Oceanography; Capricorn Expedition (1952-1953); Spencer F. Baird (Ship); Dill, Robert Floyd, 1927-
    • Date: 1952
    • Topic: Underwater imaging systems; Oceanographic instruments; Cameras
    • Format: image
  6. (Left to right) Theodore Robert Folsom, unidentified man, and Milton Nunn Bramlette shown here are launching a water sampler during the Capricorn Expedition (1952-1953). Circa 1952.

    • Collection: Scripps Institution of Oceanography Photographs
    • Name: Scripps Institution of Oceanography; Capricorn Expedition (1952-1953); Blumberg, Richard; Folsom, Theodore Robert, 1908-1989; Dill, Robert Floyd, 1927-
    • Date: 1952
    • Topic: Oceanographic instruments
    • Format: image
  7. Raft in distance at sea

    • Collection: Scripps Institution of Oceanography Photographs
    • Name: Scripps Institution of Oceanography; Capricorn Expedition (1952-1953); Spencer F. Baird (Ship)
    • Date: 1952
    • Topic: Oceanographic instruments
    • Format: image
  8. [Men on fantail raising instrument]

    • Collection: Scripps Institution of Oceanography Photographs
    • Name: Jones, Alan Churchill, 1927-; Capricorn Expedition (1952-1953)
    • Date: 1953
    • Topic: Oceanographic instruments; Oceanographers
    • Format: image
  9. Long splice in main cable

    • Collection: Edward Sheldon Barr Papers
    • Name: Barr, Edward Sheldon, 1933-; Capricorn Expedition (1952-1953)
    • Date: 1952
    • Topic: Cables, Submarine; Oceanographic instruments
    • Format: image
  10. Heat probe

    • Collection: Edward Sheldon Barr Papers
    • Name: Barr, Edward Sheldon, 1933-; Capricorn Expedition (1952-1953)
    • Date: 1952
    • Topic: Oceanographic instruments; Heat flow
    • Format: image
  11. Temperature probe instruments aboard the R/V Spenser F. Baird (ship) during the Capricorn Expedition (1952-1953). Scientists studied and measured heat flow on the East Pacific Rise during this expedition. 1952.

    • Collection: Scripps Institution of Oceanography Photographs
    • Name: Scripps Institution of Oceanography; Capricorn Expedition (1952-1953)
    • Date: 1952
    • Topic: Heat flow; Oceanographic instruments
    • Format: image
  12. [Piston Coring,] 1953

    • Collection: Scripps Institution of Oceanography Photographs
    • Name: Jones, Alan Churchill, 1927-; Capricorn Expedition (1952-1953); Frautschy, Jeffery Dean; Maxell, Arthur Eugene, 1925-
    • Date: 1953
    • Topic: Drill cores; Oceanographic instruments
    • Format: image
  13. A damaged lead core barrel is positioned next to a new one. The old one was brought up from the Tonga Trench 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)
    • Date: 1952
    • Topic: Oceanographic instruments
    • Format: image
  14. Lowering the core barrel over the stern preparatory to taking a sample core of the bottom sediments

    • Collection: Scripps Institution of Oceanography Photographs
    • Name: Scripps Institution of Oceanography; Capricorn Expedition (1952-1953); Revelle, Roger, 1909-1991; Barr, Edward Sheldon, 1933-
    • Date: 1952
    • Topic: Oceanographic research ships; Marine geology; Oceanographic instruments
    • Format: image
  15. Heat probe on the deck of the R/V Spencer F. Baird (ship) during the Capricorn Expedition (1952-1953). The heat probe was used for the first successful heat flow measurements of the seafloor during the Expedition. 1953.

    • Collection: Scripps Institution of Oceanography Photographs
    • Name: Jones, Alan Churchill, 1927-; Spencer F. Baird (Ship); Capricorn Expedition (1952-1953)
    • Date: 1953
    • Topic: Oceanographic instruments; Heat flow
    • Format: image
  16. Martin W. (Martin Wiggo) Johnson holding up a plankton net during the Capricorn Expedition (1952-1953). Circa 1952.

    • Collection: Scripps Institution of Oceanography Photographs
    • Name: Scripps Institution of Oceanography; Capricorn Expedition (1952-1953); Johnson, Martin W. (Martin Wiggo), 1893-1984
    • Date: 1952
    • Topic: Oceanographic instruments; Marine biology; Plankton
    • Format: image
  17. Lowering of a core oceanographic instrument into the ocean at night is being done here, during the Scripps Institution of Oceanography Capricorn Expedition (1952-1953). Scientists studied the 35,400 foot deep Tonga Trench, the second deepest place in the ocean, and measured heat flow on the East Pacific Rise during this expedition. 1952.

    • Collection: Scripps Institution of Oceanography Photographs
    • Name: Scripps Institution of Oceanography; Capricorn Expedition (1952-1953); Spencer F. Baird (Ship)
    • Date: 1952
    • Topic: Oceanographers; Oceanographic instruments; Submarine geology
    • Format: image
  18. Willard N. Bascom, at left, readying instruments raft onboard R/V Spencer F. Baird. Bikini area. Capricorn Expedition, 1952

    • Collection: Scripps Institution of Oceanography Photographs
    • Name: Scripps Institution of Oceanography; Spencer F. Baird (Ship); Capricorn Expedition (1952-1953); Bascom, Willard N., 1916-
    • Date: 1952
    • Topic: Oceanographic instruments
    • Format: image
  19. Two crew members (Bernard Darsey? and Edward Sheldon Barr) on board the Scripps Institution of Oceanography research vessel, R/V Horizon, during the Capricorn Expedition (1952-1953). 1952.

    • Collection: Scripps Institution of Oceanography Photographs
    • Name: Scripps Institution of Oceanography; Capricorn Expedition (1952-1953); Horizon (Ship); Barr, Edward Sheldon, 1933-; Darsey, Bernard
    • Date: 1952
    • Topic: Oceanographic research ships; Oceanographic instruments
    • Format: image