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  1. Hearings before the Subcommittee of the Committee on Appropriations, [United States] House of Representatives; Eighty-fifth Congress, First Session on the IGY [International Geophysical Year]

    • Collection: Roger Revelle Papers; Scripps Institution of Oceanography Photographs
    • Name: United States House of Representatives; Bush, Vannevar, 1890-1874; Revelle, Roger, 1909-1991
    • Date: 1957-05-01
    • Topic: United States. Congress. House--Committees; United States. Congress--Pictorial Works; International Geophysical Year, 1957-1958
    • Format: image
  2. Oceanographer Roger Revelle (extreme right) with other scientists at the Bikini Atoll encampment located in the Marshall Islands, during the Mid-Pac Expedition (1950). 1950.

    • Collection: Roger Revelle Papers; Scripps Institution of Oceanography Photographs
    • Name: Morita, Richard Y.; Midpac Expedition (1950); Revelle, Roger, 1909-1991
    • Date: 1950
    • Topic: Oceanography--Field work (land); Bikini Atoll (Marshall Islands); Scientific expeditions
    • Format: image
  3. On the way back from Viti Levu after a day of diving at the isalnd of Serua, Fiji

    • Collection: Roger Revelle Papers
    • Name: Scripps Institution of Oceanography; Capricorn Expedition (1952-1953); Revelle, Roger, 1909-1991
    • Date: 1952
    • Topic: Beaches--Fiji--Viti Levu; Canoes and canoeing; Oceanographers
    • Format: image
  4. 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
  5. Robert Floyd Dill and Roger Revelle rigging a Kullenberg piston core sampler. Midpac Expedition, 1950

    • Collection: Edward Sheldon Barr Papers
    • Name: Scripps Institution of Oceanography; Horizon (Ship); Midpac Expedition (1950); Dill, Robert Floyd, 1927-; Revelle, Roger, 1909-1991
    • Date: 1950
    • Topic: Oceanographic instruments
    • Format: image
  6. 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
  7. 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
  8. 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
  9. 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
  10. Roger Revelle, James Snodgrass, and Arthur Maxwell on deck of R/V HORIZON recover the temperature gradient recorder that measures geothermal gradients in the sea floor

    • Collection: Roger Revelle Papers; Scripps Institution of Oceanography Photographs
    • Name: Morita, Richard Y.; Horizon (Ship); Midpac Expedition (1950); Revelle, Roger, 1909-1991; Maxwell, Arthur Eugene, 1925-; Snodgrass, James Marion, 1908-1994
    • Date: 1950
    • Topic: Heat flow; Oceanographic instruments; Oceanography
    • Format: image