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1 Marine Biology Chapter 1

2 Oceanography The scientific study of the oceans The scientific study of the oceans

3 Geological Oceanographers

4 Chemical Oceanographers

5 Physical oceanographers

6 Marine Biology The study of the living organisms that The study of the living organisms that inhabit the seas and their interactions with each other and their environment inhabit the seas and their interactions with each other and their environment

7 History of Marine Biology Aristotle 350 BC Aristotle 350 BC Greek philosopher Greek philosopher Ladder of life Ladder of life Links tides to movement of themoon Links tides to movement of themoon

8 Leif Eriksson 995 AD 995 AD Viking that discovered North America Viking that discovered North America

9 Columbus Rediscovered America in 1492 Rediscovered America in 1492

10 Ferdinand Magellan First to sail around the world First to sail around the world Produced many maps (charts) Produced many maps (charts)

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12 James Cook First to make scientific obs. First to make scientific obs. Took naturalist with him on crew (Joseph Banks) Took naturalist with him on crew (Joseph Banks) Created ships chronometer (longitude) Created ships chronometer (longitude) Gave Polynesians measles Gave Polynesians measles

13 Ben Franklin First chart of the Gulf stream First chart of the Gulf stream

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15 Charles Darwin HMS Beagle HMS Beagle Natural selection Natural selection Explained the formation of Atolls Explained the formation of Atolls Marine biologist Marine biologist

16 Edward Forbes Found organisms on a telegraph cable Found organisms on a telegraph cable

17 William Beebe 1930 – Cable tethered bathysphere 1930 – Cable tethered bathysphere

18 Alexander Agassiz American with his father developed the marine biology lab/ school at Harvard, this lead to the marine biology lab at Woods Hole, Mass. American with his father developed the marine biology lab/ school at Harvard, this lead to the marine biology lab at Woods Hole, Mass.

19 Jacque Cousteau SCUBA SCUBA

20 Alvin 1964

21 Glomar Challenger

22 Marine Biology Today Modern ships Modern ships ROVs ROVs Remote sensors Remote sensors

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27 Thoughts for the Future Impact of humans Impact of humans Food supply Food supply Global ecology Global ecology Information overload Information overload


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