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  1. Memorandum to All Hands

    • Collection: Scripps Institution of Oceanography Letters, Clippings, Ships' Logs
    • Name: Revelle, Roger, 1909-1991; Spencer F. Baird (Ship); Capricorn Expedition (1952-1953); Revelle, Roger, 1909-1991
    • Date: 1952-10-16
    • Topic: Oceanography--Research-- North Pacific Ocean; San Diego (Calif.); Scientific expeditions--Pacific Ocean
    • Format: image
  2. Roger Revelle sitting on the deck of research vessel Spencer F. Baird (Ship), while he exams a sample from the bottom a drowned atoll known as Alexa Bank on the Melanesian border plateau 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); Revelle, Roger, 1909-1991
    • Date: 1952
    • Topic: Marine geology; Reefs; Corals
    • Format: image
  3. Some members the Capricorn Expedition (1952-1953) on their way back from Viti Levu after a day of diving with the Fijians at the island of Serua. 1952.

    • Collection: Scripps Institution of Oceanography Photographs
    • Name: Scripps Institution of Oceanography; Capricorn Expedition (1952-1953); Spencer F. Baird (Ship); Raitt, Russell W.; Dietz, Robert S. (Robert Sinclair), 1914-; Revelle, Roger, 1909-1991
    • Date: 1952
    • Topic: Canoes and canoeing; Oceanographers; Beaches--Fiji--Viti Levu
    • Format: image
  4. 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
  5. Milton Bramlette and Roger Revelle examine sections of a recently recovered Kullenberg core

    • Collection: Edward Sheldon Barr Papers
    • Name: Barr, Edward Sheldon, 1933-; Horizon (Ship); Capricorn Expedition (1952-1953); Bramlette, Milton Nunn, 1896-1977; Revelle, Roger, 1909-1991
    • Date: 1952-12
    • Topic: Drill cores
    • Format: image
  6. Roger Revelle on board the research vessel Spencer F. Baird (Ship) during the Capricorn Expedition (1952-1953), he was serving as the expedition leader and also director of Scripps Institution of Oceanography at the time. Circa 1952.

    • Collection: Scripps Institution of Oceanography Photographs
    • Name: Scripps Institution of Oceanography; Spencer F. Baird (Ship); Capricorn Expedition (1952-1953); Revelle, Roger, 1909-1991
    • Date: 1952
    • Topic: Oceanographers
    • Format: image
  7. Roger Revelle is telling "Lala" (Mrs. Sarah Winchester Hall) that he likes Tahiti, during a break from the Capricorn Expedition (1952-1953). January 17, 1953.

    • Collection: Scripps Institution of Oceanography Photographs
    • Name: Scripps Institution of Oceanography; Capricorn Expedition (1952-1953); Revelle, Roger, 1909-1991; Hall, Sarah Winchester
    • Date: 1953-01-17
    • Topic: Oceanographers
    • Format: image
  8. Members of the Capricorn Expedition (1952-1953) enjoying a party on the deck of the R/V Spencer F. Baird. Walter Heinrich Munk is the man wearing glasses to the right of the round cylinder on the left side of photo, the white rope in the middle leads down to Roger Revelle (his back to the camera). 1953.

    • Collection: Scripps Institution of Oceanography Photographs
    • Name: Jones, Alan Churchill, 1927-; Spencer F. Baird (Ship); Capricorn Expedition (1952-1953); Munk, Walter H. (Walter Heinrich), 1917-; Revelle, Roger, 1909-1991
    • Date: 1953
    • Topic: Islands; Entertaining; Oceanographers
    • Format: image
  9. Milton Nunn Bramlette (kneeling) and Roger Revelle (man without shirt) inspecting a coring device during the Capricorn Expedition (1952-1953). This expedition was the first Scripps expedition to use scuba divers to explore the Pacific. Research ships Horizon and Spencer F. Baird mapped seamounts and guyots and other features of the Pacific seafloor. 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. 1953.

    • Collection: Scripps Institution of Oceanography Photographs
    • Name: Jones, Alan Churchill, 1927-; Capricorn Expedition (1952-1953); Spencer F. Baird (Ship); Bramlette, Milton Nunn, 1896-1977; Revelle, Roger, 1909-1991
    • Date: 1953
    • Topic: Submarine geology; Oceanographic instruments; Drill cores
    • Format: image
  10. Roger Revelle and his makeshift scale, shown here adjusting the balance arm for 1 gram, aboard R/V Spencer F. Baird (ship) while on the Capricorn Expedition (1952-1953). November 1952.

    • Collection: Edward Sheldon Barr Papers
    • Name: Barr, Edward Sheldon, 1933-; Spencer F. Baird (Ship); Capricorn Expedition (1952-1953); Revelle, Roger, 1909-1991
    • Date: 1952-11
    • Topic: Weighing instruments; Scales (Weighing instruments)
    • Format: image
  11. Milton Nunn Bramlette (sitting) and Roger Revelle are carefully removing a core sample aboard the research vessel Spencer F. Baird (Ship), during the Capricorn Expedition (1952-1953) while an unidentified man watches. Circa 1952.

    • Collection: Scripps Institution of Oceanography Photographs
    • Name: Scripps Institution of Oceanography; Capricorn Expedition (1952-1953); Spencer F. Baird (Ship); Revelle, Roger, 1909-1991; Bramlette, Milton Nunn, 1896-1977
    • Date: 1952
    • Topic: Marine geology; Drill cores; Oceanographers
    • Format: image
  12. Milton Nunn Bramlette (sitting) and Roger Revelle are shown here with a drill core during the Capricorn Expedition (1952-1953). Circa 1952.

    • Collection: Scripps Institution of Oceanography Photographs
    • Name: Scripps Institution of Oceanography; Capricorn Expedition (1952-1953); Spencer F. Baird (Ship); Revelle, Roger, 1909-1991; Bramlette, Milton Nunn, 1896-1977
    • Date: 1952
    • Topic: Drill cores
    • Format: image
  13. Gustaf Arrhenius (sitting) and Roger Revelle examine a drill core, aboard 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); Revelle, Roger, 1909-1991; Arrhenius, Gustaf
    • Date: 1952
    • Topic: Drill cores; Oceanographers; Marine geology
    • Format: image
  14. Pollywog (first time Equator crosser) Roger Revelle being initiated by King Neptune's Court during an Equator Crossing the Line ceremony. Capricorn Expedition, 1952

    • Collection: Edward Sheldon Barr Papers
    • Name: Barr, Edward Sheldon, 1933-; Capricorn Expedition (1952-1953); Revelle, Roger, 1909-1991
    • Date: 1952
    • Topic: Crossing the equator; Wit and humor--Pictorial
    • Format: image
  15. Oceanographers Revelle, Roger, Robert S. (Robert Sinclair) Dietz, and Russell W. Raitt on their way back to Viti Levu after a day of diving with the Fijians on the island of Serua 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); Revelle, Roger, 1909-1991; Dietz, Robert S. (Robert Sinclair), 1914-; Raitt, Russell W.
    • Date: 1952
    • Topic: Canoes and canoeing; Beaches--Fiji--Viti Levu; Oceanographers
    • Format: image
  16. Ben Masters (left) chief of Palmerston Island visiting with Roger Revelle (right) on board the research vessel Spencer F. Baird (Ship), during the Capricorn Expedition (1952-1953). Revelle was serving as the expedition leader and also director of Scripps Institution of Oceanography at the time. January 12, 1953.

    • Collection: Scripps Institution of Oceanography Photographs
    • Name: Scripps Institution of Oceanography; Capricorn Expedition (1952-1953); Spencer F. Baird (Ship); Revelle, Roger, 1909-1991; Masters, Ben
    • Date: 1953-01-12
    • Topic: Cook Islands
    • Format: image
  17. Group on the fantail of R/V Spencer F. Baird homeward bound from the Capricorn Expedition (1952-1953). Standing: Richard von Herzen; Roger Revelle; Willard N. Bascom; Theodore Robert Folsom; unidentified; Alan Churchill Jones; Gustaf Arrhenius; Henri Rotschi; Robert Livingston; Helen Raitt; and Russell W. Raitt; Seated: Philip E. Jackson; Richard E. Blumberg; Ronald Mason; Robert Floyd Dill; Arthur Eugene Maxwell; Winter Davis Horton; and Walter H. (Walter Heinrich) Munk. February 1953.

    • Collection: Scripps Institution of Oceanography Photographs
    • Name: Scripps Institution of Oceanography; Capricorn Expedition (1952-1953); Spencer F. Baird (Ship); Revelle, Roger, 1909-1991; Maxwell, Arthur Eugene, 1925-; Von Herzen, Richard P.; Dill, Robert Floyd, 1927-; Raitt, Helen; Arrhenius, Gustaf; Bascom, Willard N., 1916-; Folsom, Theodore Robert, 1908-1989; Munk, Walter H. (Walter Heinrich), 1917-; Raitt, Russell W.; Blumberg, Richard E.; Jackson, Philip E.; Mason, Ronald; Jones, Alan Churchill, 1927-; Livingston, Robert; Rotschi, Henri; Horton, Winter Davis
    • Date: 1953-02
    • Topic: Oceanographers
    • Format: image
  18. Oceanographer Roger Revelle (right) during the Capricorn Expedition (1952-1953) shown here with some children in Tonga, the Kingdom of Tonga is an archipelago in the South Pacific Ocean. December 26, 1952.

    • Collection: Scripps Institution of Oceanography Photographs
    • Name: Jones, Alan Churchill, 1927-; Capricorn Expedition (1952-1953); Spencer F. Baird (Ship); Revelle, Roger, 1909-1991
    • Date: 1952-12-26
    • Topic: Children--Tonga; Islands; Tongans
    • Format: image
  19. Oceanographer's Roger Revelle holding some cable and about to be spiked by Gustaf Arrhenius, as a joke for the camera, during the Capricorn Expedition (1952-1953). This was the first Scripps Institution of Oceanography expedition to use scuba divers to explore the Pacific. Research ships Horizon and Spencer F. Baird mapped seamounts and guyots and other features of the Pacific seafloor. 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. 1952.

    • Collection: Scripps Institution of Oceanography Photographs
    • Name: Scripps Institution of Oceanography; Capricorn Expedition (1952-1953); Spencer F. Baird (Ship); Horizon (Ship); Revelle, Roger, 1909-1991; Arrhenius, Gustaf
    • Date: 1952
    • Topic: Wit and humor--Pictorial; Oceanographic instruments; Oceanographers
    • Format: image