History of Oceanography Daniel Garza 3rd period

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    Was a greek geographer and also a scientist
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    Eratosthenes of Cyrene (Ancient Greek: Ἐρατοσθένης, IPA: [eratostʰénɛːs]; English: /ɛrəˈtɒsθəniːz/; c. 276 BC[1] – c. 195 BC[2]) was a Greek mathematician, elegiac poet, athlete, geographer, astronomer, and music theorist
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    was a Greek geographer and explorer from the Greek colony, Massalia (modern day Marseilles). He made a voyage of exploration to northwestern Europe at about 325 BC.
  • Mar 4, 1394

    Prince Henry and Navigator

    was an infante (prince) of the Kingdom of Portugal and an important figure in the early days of the Portuguese Empire. He was responsible for the early development of European exploration and maritime trade with other continents.
  • May 25, 1420

    Henry the Navigator

    e was Responisble for the early exploration of europe and maritime trade of other continents.
  • Aug 4, 1519

    Ferdinand Magellan

    A portugues explorer who sailed from the atlantic ocean to the pacific ocean
  • Benjamin Franklin

    As a scientist, he was a major figure in the American Enlightenment and the history of physics for his discoveries and theories regarding electricity
  • James Cook

    Made the first maps of the Newfoundland
  • Mathew Maury

    He was nicknamed Pathfinder of the Seas and Father of modern Oceanography and Naval Meteorology and later, Scientist of the Seas, due to the publication of his extensive works in his books, especially Physical Geography of the Sea 1855, the first extensive and comprehensive book on oceanography to be published.
  • Moby Dick

    The big whale of the seas.
  • Matt Maury

    Made the theory of natural selection in evolution. Discovered the Galapagos islands
  • Challenger Expedition

    The Challenger expedition of 1872–76 was a scientific exercise that made many discoveries to lay the foundation of oceanography. Prompted by the Scot, Charles Wyville Thomson—of the University of Edinburgh and Merchiston Castle School—the Royal Society of London obtained the use of Challenger from the Royal Navy

    Sonar (originally an acronym for SOund Navigation And Ranging) is a technique that uses sound propagation (usually underwater, as in Submarine navigation) to navigate, communicate with or detect other vessels
  • Charles Wegener

    In 1915, Wegener proposed his continental drift theory. He said that the continents floated atop the mantle-a heavier, denser layer of rocks deep within the earth. Wegener predicted that heat rising within the hot mantle created currents of partially melted rocks that could move the continents around the earth’s surface.
  • Bathysphere

    The first bathysphere was devised by Otis Barton in 1928.[1][2] The vessel was designed by Captain John H. J. Butler, an engineer with Cox & Stevens, Inc., the firm that Barton hired in 1929 to construct his "diving tank".