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  1. Personnel Schedules

    • Collection: Scripps Institution of Oceanography Letters, Clippings, Ships' Logs
    • Name: Scripps Institution of Oceanography; Capricorn Expedition (1952-1953); Horizon (Ship); Spencer F. Baird (Ship); Rakestraw, Norris W. (Norris Watson), 1895-1982; Folsom, Theodore; Fairbridge, Rhodes Whitmore, 1914-; Darcey, Bernard; Barr, Edward Sheldon, 1933-; Arrhenius, Gustaf; Beckwith, Warren; Fisher, Robert Lloyd, 1925-; Dill, Robert Floyd, 1927-; Bascom, Willard N, 1916-
    • Date: 1952-09-26
    • Topic: Scientists; Oceanographers; San Diego (Calif.)
    • Format: image
  2. Vertical velocity meter and Mike Waldichuck

    • Collection: Robert S. Arthur Slides and Survival Charts
    • Name: Arthur, Robert S., 1916-1995; Waldichuk, Michael
    • Date: 1950-08-11
    • Topic: Oceanographic instruments; Oceanographers; Currents
    • Format: image
  3. Roger Revelle and Robert Dietz, co-chief scientists on the MidPac Expedition of 1950, discussing significance of lithified globigerina ooze dredged from western Pacific. The Cretaceous fossils enclosed indicated a much younger age than expected -- a mystery which remained unresolved until later explained by plate tectonics and continental drift. Shot 1 of 3

    • Collection: Roger Revelle Papers; Scripps Institution of Oceanography Photographs
    • Name: Midpac Expedition (1950); Horizon (Ship); Revelle, Roger, 1909-1991; Dietz, Robert S. (Robert Sinclair), 1914-
    • Date: 1951
    • Topic: Oceanographers; Submarine geology
    • Format: image
  4. Jeffery Frautschy with cores in hand while on the deck of R/V Horizon during the MidPac expedition. The MidPac expedition was a joint venture by Scripps Institution of Oceanography and the U.S. Navy which discovered the Mid-Pacific Mountain Range on the bottom of the Pacific Ocean. 1950.

    • Collection: Scripps Institution of Oceanography Photographs
    • Name: Morita, Richard Y.; Midpac Expedition (1950); Horizon (Ship); Frautschy, Jeffery Dean
    • Date: 1950
    • Topic: Scientific instruments; Oceanographers; Drill cores
    • Format: image
  5. Downwind Expedition, Easter Island, R/V Spencer F. Baird. Cleveland F. Davis, C/O and A.W. Phinney, Master, R/V Spencer F. Baird, Valparaiso, Chile, Xmas 1957

    • Collection: Scripps Institution of Oceanography Photographs
    • Name: Phinney, Alan; Spencer F. Baird (Ship); DOWNWIND Expedition, 1957-1958; Phinney, Alan; Davis, Cleveland F.
    • Date: 1957-12-25
    • Topic: International Geophysical Year, 1957-1958; Ship captains; Oceanographers
    • Format: image
  6. Downwind Expedition, Easter Island, R/V Spencer F. Baird. Cleveland F. Davis, C/O and A.W. Phinney, Master, R/V Spencer F. Baird, Valparaiso, Chile, Xmas 1957

    • Collection: Scripps Institution of Oceanography Photographs
    • Name: Phinney, Alan; Spencer F. Baird (Ship); DOWNWIND Expedition, 1957-1958; Phinney, Alan; Davis, Cleveland F.
    • Date: 1957-12-25
    • Topic: Oceanographers; Ship captains; International Geophysical Year, 1957-1958
    • Format: image
  7. Returning in a skiff from Keppel and Niuatoputapu Islands in the island nation of Tonga, in the Pacific Ocean during the Capricorn Expedition (1952-1953) is Willard N. Bascom (left) and other members of the 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: Lifeboats; Oceanographers
    • 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. Robert Wisner, Transpac Expedition

    • Collection: SIO Photographs Collection
    • Name: Japanese News Service; Transpac Expedition; Spencer F. Baird (Ship); Wisner, Robert Lester
    • Date: 1953
    • Topic: Scientific expeditions--Japan; Oceanography--Research--North Pacific Ocean; Oceanographers
    • Format: image
  10. On board the S.F. Baird at Shibaura, from Right to Left; Front: S. Hattori, S. Usami, K. Honjo; Back: T. Hirano, R. Fukai, J.A. McGowan, K. Ohkubo

    • Collection: Scripps Institution of Oceanography Photographs
    • Name: Spencer F. Baird (Ship); Transpac Expedition; Hirano, T.; Fikai, R.; Honjo, K.; McGowan, John Archer, 1924-; Usami, S.; Hattori, S.; Ohkubo, K.
    • Date: 1953-10-10
    • Topic: Chemical oceanography; Scientific expeditions--Japan; Marine biology; Oceanographers
    • Format: image
  11. An unidentified man and Arthur Eugene Maxwell (in white shorts), who was under the tutelage of Roger Revelle and was his first graduate student at Scripps Institution of Oceanography. Maxwell helped to record the first successful heat flow measurements through the seafloor during the Capricorn Expedition (1952-53).1953.

    • Collection: Scripps Institution of Oceanography Photographs
    • Name: Jones, Alan Churchill, 1927-; Capricorn Expedition (1952-1953); Spencer F. Baird (Ship); Maxwell, Arthur Eugene, 1925-
    • Date: 1953
    • Topic: Oceanographers
    • Format: image
  12. [Man seated on deck of R/V Spencer F. Baird with a box of TNT for seismic profiling]

    • Collection: SIO Photographs Collection
    • Name: Fisher, Robert Lloyd, 1925-; Transpac Expedition; Spencer F. Baird (Transpac)
    • Date: 1953-04
    • Topic: Seismic profiling; Oceanographers
    • Format: image
  13. [Man on deck of R/V Spencer F. Baird throwing a TNT charge for seismic profiling]

    • Collection: SIO Photographs Collection
    • Name: Fisher, Robert Lloyd, 1925-; Transpac Expedition; Spencer F. Baird (Transpac)
    • Date: 1953-04
    • Topic: Oceanographers; Seismic profiling
    • Format: image
  14. Trawl in the water

    • Collection: Robert S. Arthur Slides and Survival Charts
    • Name: Arthur, Robert S., 1916-1995; Shellback Expedition, 1952; Horizon (Ship)
    • Date: 1952-08-17
    • Topic: Trawls and trawling; Scientific expeditions; Oceanographers; Oceanographic instruments
    • Format: image
  15. [Neil Marshall preparing to deploy trawl at night]

    • Collection: SIO Photographs Collection
    • Name: Scripps Institution of Oceanography; Spencer F. Baird (Ship); Vermilion Sea Expedition (1959)
    • Date: 1959
    • Topic: Oceanographers; Scientific expeditions--Mexico; Oceanographic instruments; Trawls and trawling
    • Format: image
  16. [Robert Lester Wisner standing under A-frame, R/V HORIZON]

    • Collection: SIO Photographs Collection
    • Name: Shellback Expedition, 1952; Horizon (Ship); Wisner, Robert Lester
    • Date: 1952
    • Topic: Scientific expeditions; Oceanographers
    • Format: image
  17. [Group portrait, scientists on R/V HORIZON]

    • Collection: SIO Photographs Collection
    • Name: Shellback Expedition, 1952; Horizon (Ship); Knauss, John Atkinson
    • Date: 1952
    • Topic: Oceanographers; Scientific expeditions
    • Format: image
  18. [Oceanographers preparing trawl for deployment on deck]

    • Collection: SIO Photographs Collection
    • Name: Scripps Institution of Oceanography; Vermilion Sea Expedition (1959); Spencer F. Baird (Ship)
    • Date: 1959
    • Topic: Oceanographic instruments; Scientific expeditions--Mexico; Oceanographers; Trawls and trawling
    • Format: image
  19. Eating Squid, From Left: John Cochrane, unidentified crew member (dark shirt), Capt. Vernon Wyatt (baseball cap), Alan Smith, John McGowan, Minoru Kiode, Bob Gilkey

    • Collection: SIO Photographs Collection
    • Name: Japanese News Service; Spencer F. Baird (Ship); Transpac Expedition; McGowan, John Arthur, 1924-; Gilkey, Robert; Smith, Alan; Koide, Minoru; Wyatt, Vernon; Cochrane, John D.
    • Date: 1953
    • Topic: Oceanography--Research--North Pacific Ocean; Scientific expeditions--Japan; Oceanographers; Oceanographic research ships--Interiors; Squid
    • Format: image
  20. [Man on deck of R/V Spencer F. Baird throwing a TNT charge for seismic profiling]

    • Collection: SIO Photographs Collection
    • Name: Fisher, Robert Lloyd, 1925-; Transpac Expedition; Spencer F. Baird (Transpac)
    • Date: 1953-04
    • Topic: Oceanographers; Seismic profiling
    • Format: image