Sylvia Earle

  • Born

    She was born in Gibbstown, New Jersey
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    Sylvia Earle

  • Moved to Clearwater, Florida

  • Joined the National Science Foundation expedition

  • Recived her Ph D from Duke University

  • Traveled to a hundred feet below the waters f the Bahamas

  • Sylvia participated in the Tekite project

  • Sylvia led a group of women divers in one of several Tekite projects

  • Sylvia made her first voyage following the great Sperm whales

  • Started Deep Ocean company

    Along with engineer Grahem Hawks, she started the companies Deep Ocean Engineering and Deep Ocean Technologies
  • Took leave of absence

    She took leave of absence from her companies to serve as Chief Scientist of the National Oceanographic and Atmospheric Administration