history of oceanography demetrius & fox 1st period

  • 168


    Ptolemy was the author of several scientific treatises.
  • 276


    He was the first person to use the word "geography" and invented the discipline of geography as we understand it.
  • 325


    He made a voyage of exploration to northwestern Europe at about 325 BC. He travelled around and visited a considerable part of Great Britain.
  • Jan 1, 982

    Eric the red

    Eric the red
    firt nigga to discover Greenland
  • Jan 1, 1450

    Prince Henry

    Prince Henry
    Established a marine observatory and knew how to get around the tip of Africa.
  • Jan 1, 1486

    Bartholomeu Dias

    The cape of good was finally rounded.
  • Jan 1, 1498

    Vaso de gama

    Vaso de gama
    Found new route to africa from india
  • Jan 1, 1513


    circumnavigated the globe
  • Benjamin Franklin

    Benjamin Franklin
    Discovering suface currents and therefor published the first map of the gulf stream.
  • James cook

    James cook
    Discovered Hawaiian group and determined the outline of the worlds largest ocean and the first person known to cross the atlantic circle.
  • Challenger Expedition

    Challenger Expedition
    messured a map of the of ocean
  • Charles Darwin

    Charles Darwin
    Started to write papers on natural selection and origin of the species
  • Matthew fontaine

    Matthew fontaine
    established uniform methods of making nautical and meterolrological observations at sea.
  • sonar

    is a technique that uses sound propagation to navigate, communicate with or detect other vessels.
  • bathysphere

    is a spherical deep-sea submersible which is unpowered and is lowered into the ocean on a cable.