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  1. 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
  2. Jeff [Scientists on deck of R/V HORIZON. Rear, standing:] Ed Barr, Louis Garrison, Jeffery Frautschy, Arthur Maxwell, James Snodgrass. Middle row: Bob Dill, K.O. Emery, Russell Raitt. Front row: Bob Huffer, Tom Runyon, Ed Brayton, Edwin Hamilton, Roger Revelle. Dick Morita is seated in the foreground.

    • Collection: Roger Revelle Papers; Scripps Institution of Oceanography Photographs
    • Name: Frautschy, Jeffery Dean; Horizon (Ship); Midpac Expedition (1950); Hamilton, Edwin L. (Edwin Lee), 1914-; Runyon, Thomas; Morita, Richard Y.; Revelle, Roger, 1909-1991; Raitt, Russell W.; Frautschy, Jeffery Dean; Brayton, Edward; Emery, K.O. (Kenneth Orris), 1914-; Maxwell, Arthur Eugene, 1925-; Dill, Robert Floyd, 1927-; Snodgrass, James Marion, 1908-1994; Huffer, Robert; Garrison, Louis; Barr, Edward Sheldon, 1933
    • Date: 1950
    • Topic: Oceanographers
    • Format: image
  3. Scientists, Regents and University of California officials aboard R/V HORIZON in San Diego for the March 26, 1951, dedication of Thomas Wayland Vaughan Aquarium Museum. L to R: Roger R. Revelle, Russell W. Raitt, Robert S. Dietz, Carl Sauer, Hugh Miller, Edward Goldberg, Carl Epling, Theodore Jahn, Martin W. Johnson, Allan DeLacy, John D. Isaacs, James M. Snodgrass, Capt. Dundas Tucker, George Beadle, Lawrence Blinks, Ben B. Cox, J.P. Maxfield, C.C. Lauritsen, John Adkins, Claude E. ZoBell, Vernon O. Knudsen, Lee Kinsey, Louis Slichter, Columbus Iselin, Carl L. Hubbs, Norris Rakestraw and Daniel Merriman

    • Collection: Scripps Institution of Oceanography Photographs
    • Name: United States. Navy Electronics Laboratory; Horizon (Ship); Revelle, Roger, 1909-1991; Sauer, Carl Ortwin, 1889-; DeLacy,Allan; Jahn, Theodore Louis, 1905-, Johnson, Martin W. (Martin Wiggo), 1893-1984; Isaacs, John D. (John Dove); Raitt, Russell W.; Dietz, Robert S. (Robert Sinclair), 1914-; Epling, Carl Clawson, 1894-; Goldberg, Edward D.; Miller, Hugh; Snodgrass, James Marion, 1908-1994
    • Date: 1951-03-26
    • Topic: Oceanographic research ships; Oceanographers
    • Format: image
  4. Bikini Encampment: Standing (L to R): unidentified, Robert Dill?, Roger Revelle, unidentified, Edwin Hamilton; Seated (L to R): Jeffery Frautschy, Robert Dietz, H. William Menard, K.O. Emery and Unidentified. Midpac Expedition, 1950

    • Collection: Roger Revelle Papers; Scripps Institution of Oceanography Photographs
    • Name: Morita, Richard Y.; Midpac Expedition (1950); Horizon (Ship); Dietz, Robert S. (Robert Sinclair), 1914-; Menard, Henry W. (Henry William), 1920-1986; Hamilton, Edwin L. (Edwin Lee), 1914-; Dill, Robert Floyd, 1927-; Emery, Kenneth O. (Kenneth Orris), 1914-; Frautschy, Jeffery Dean; Revelle, Roger, 1909-1991
    • Date: 1950
    • Topic: Oceanography--Field work (land); Oceanographers
    • Format: image
  5. Fantail of R/V Horizon, MidPac Expedition, 1950: Back: James Marion Snodgrass, Arthur E. Maxwell, Jeffery Frautschy, Lew Garrison, Ned Barr; Front: Russell Raitt, Kenneth O. Emery, Robert Floyd Dill, Roger Revelle, Edwin L. Hamilton, Ed Brayton, Tom Runyon, Bob Huffer; Richard Y. Morita squatting in front.

    • Collection: Scripps Institution of Oceanography Photographs
    • Name: Scripps Institution of Oceanography; Midpac Expedition (1950); Horizon (Ship); Emery, K. O. (Kenneth Orris), 1914-; Garrison, Lew; Hamilton, Edwin L. (Edwin Lee), 1914-; Morita, Richard Y.; Raitt, Russell W.; Snodgrass, James Marion, 1908-1994; Revelle, Roger, 1909-1991; Barr, Edward Sheldon, 1933-; Dill, Robert Floyd, 1927-; Frautschy, Jeffery Dean; Maxwell, Arthur Eugene, 1925-
    • Date: 1950
    • Topic: MidPac Expedition; Oceanographers
    • Format: image
  6. Robert Dill, Roger Revelle and group swimming off the side of the research vessel Horizon during the MidPac Expedition (1950). 1950.

    • Collection: Scripps Institution of Oceanography Photographs
    • Name: Morita, Richard Y.; Horizon (Ship); Midpac Expedition (1950); Dill, Robert Floyd, 1927-; Revelle, Roger, 1909-1991
    • Date: 1950
    • Topic: Swimmers; Oceanographers
    • Format: image
  7. Isaacs, Revelle, Menard discuss plan for the day, R/V HORIZON

    • Collection: Edward Sheldon Barr Papers
    • Name: Barr, Edward Sheldon, 1933-; Horizon (Ship); Midpac Expedition (1950); Menard, Henry W. (Henry William), 1920-1986; Isaacs, John D. (John Dove); Revelle, Roger, 1909-1991
    • Date: 1950
    • Topic: Oceanographers
    • Format: image
  8. Scientists examine contents of dredge haul on deck of R/V HORIZON. Left to Right: Roger Revelle, Ed Hamilton, Robert Dietz, Ken Emery, Deane Carlson

    • Collection: Roger Revelle Papers; Scripps Institution of Oceanography Photographs
    • Name: Frautschy, Jeffery Dean; Horizon (Ship); Midpac Expedition (1950); Dietz, Robert Sinclair, 1914-; Hamilton, Edwin L. (Edwin Lee), 1914-; Emery, K.O. (Kenneth Orris), 1914-; Carlson, Dean; Revelle, Roger, 1909-1991
    • Date: 1950
    • Topic: Oceanographers; Submarine geology; Dredging
    • Format: image
  9. Midpac Expedition scientific party at Bikini. Front row: Jeffery Frautschy, Robert Dietz, H. William Menard, Kenneth O. Emery, unidentified; Back row: unidentified, Robert Dill, Roger Revelle, unidentified, Ed Hamilton. 1950

    • Collection: Roger Revelle Papers; Scripps Institution of Oceanography Photographs
    • Name: Morita, Richard Y.; Horizon (Ship); Midpac Expedition (1950); Revelle, Roger, 1909-1991; Frautschy, Jeffery Dean; Emery, K.O. (Kenneth Orris), 1914-; Dill, Robert Floyd, 1927-; Menard, Henry W. (Henry William), 1920-1986; Dietz, Robert S. (Robert Sinclair), 1914-
    • Date: 1950
    • Topic: Bikini Atoll (Marshall Islands); Oceanographers
    • Format: image
  10. 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 3 of 3

    • Collection: Roger Revelle Papers; Scripps Institution of Oceanography Photographs
    • Name: Horizon (Ship); Midpac Expedition (1950); Revelle, Roger, 1909-1991; Dietz, Robert S. (Robert Sinclair), 1914-
    • Date: 1950
    • Topic: Oceanographers; Submarine geology
    • Format: image
  11. 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 2 of 3

    • Collection: Roger Revelle Papers; Scripps Institution of Oceanography Photographs
    • Name: Horizon (Ship); Midpac Expedition (1950); Revelle, Roger, 1909-1991; Dietz, Robert S. (Robert Sinclair), 1914-
    • Date: 1951
    • Topic: Oceanographers; Submarine geology
    • Format: image
  12. Researchers on Scripps Institution's first post war expedition into the Pacific Ocean, Operation MidPac in 1950, checking the contents of a dredge haul. Then Acting Director Roger Revelle is in left foreground. L to R: Roger Revelle, Bob Dietz, Ed Hamilton, Ken Emery, Bob Dill, Dana Carlson.

    • Collection: Scripps Institution of Oceanography Photographs
    • Name: Scripps Institution of Oceanography; Horizon (Ship); Midpac Expedition (1950); Dill, Robert Floyd, 1927-; Carlson, Dean; Emery, K. O. (Kenneth Orris), 1914-; Hamilton, Edwin L. (Edwin Lee), 1914-; Dietz, Robert S. (Robert Sinclair), 1914-; Revelle, Roger, 1909-1991
    • Date: 1950
    • Topic: Oceanographers; Marine mineral resources; Submarine geology
    • Format: image
  13. Oceanographers Roger Revelle and John D. (John Dove) Isaacs on the dock discussing the research work that they will be doing for the Midpac Expedition (1950). This expedition involved Scripps Institution of Oceanography and the U.S. Navy which discovered the Mid-Pacific Mountain Range on the bottom of the Pacific Ocean and confirmed Darwin's theory about the origin of atolls. Scientists were surprised to find that the seafloor was young, deep and rocky, not flat, old and filled with sediments. Measurements of continental heat flow from the ocean raised questions about the history of the Pacific Ocean basin that were later answered by Plate Tectonics theory. 1950.

    • Collection: Edward Sheldon Barr Papers
    • Name: Barr, Edward Sheldon, 1933-; Midpac Expedition (1950); Horizon (Ship); Isaacs, John D. (John Dove); Revelle, Roger, 1909-1991
    • Date: 1950
    • Topic: Oceanographers
    • Format: image
  14. Bikini Encampment: Standing (L to R): unidentified, Robert Dill?, Roger Revelle, unidentified, Edwin Hamilton; Seated (L to R): Jeffery Frautschy, Robert Dietz, H. William Menard, K.O. Emery and Unidentified. Midpac Expedition, 1950

    • Collection: Scripps Institution of Oceanography Photographs
    • Name: Morita, Richard Y.; Midpac Expedition (1950); Horizon (Ship); Emery, Kenneth O. (Kenneth Orris), 1914-; Dietz, Robert S. (Robert Sinclair), 1914-; Menard, Henry W. (Henry William), 1920-1986; Frautschy, Jeffery Dean; Revelle, Roger, 1909-1991; Hamilton, Edwin L. (Edwin Lee), 1914-; Dill, Robert Floyd, 1927-
    • Date: 1950
    • Topic: Oceanography--Field work (land); Oceanographers
    • Format: image