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Fifty Years of Ocean Discovery National Science Foundation, 1950-2000 cover
  • ISBN: 9780309063982
  • ISBN10: 0309063981

Fifty Years of Ocean Discovery National Science Foundation, 1950-2000

by National Research Council

  • List Price: $47.00
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Publisher: Natl Academy Pr
  • Publish date: 02/01/2000
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This book describes the development of ocean sciences over the past 50 years, highlighting the contributions of the National Science Foundation (NSF) to the field's progress. Many of the individuals who participated in the exciting discoveries in biological oceanography, chemical oceanography, physical oceanography, and marine geology and geophysics describe in the book how the discoveries were made possible by combinations of insightful individuals, new technology, and in some cases, serendipity.

In addition to describing the advance of ocean science, the book examines the institutional structures and technology that made the advances possible and presents visions of the field's future. This book is the first-ever documentation of the history of NSF's Division of Ocean Sciences, how the structure of the division evolved to its present form, and the individuals who have been responsible for ocean sciences at NSF as "rotators" and career staff over the past 50 years.

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