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Martin ocean time line
developments in oceanography timeline.
11 months ago
the challenger expedition marks starts oceanography.
the German meteor expedition surveys the floor of south Atlantic and discovers the mid-atlantic ridge.
the first deep sea ocean dives use a tethered bathysphere
the first equipment for diving is invented from hoses, mouthpieces, air tank, and a car regulator.
linear magnetic stripes are detected by survey ships.
france builds the first underwater habitat where scientist live for days in a time conducting experiments
hydrothermal vents and a deep sea ecosystem are discovered by the submersible Alvin
observation systems help scientists predict el Nino and start understanding the connection between oceans and weather
scientists map the entire sea floor using satellite data.
data that are collected from the sea floor reveals new ocean waves.
an internet portal provide scientist access to data collected from ocean floor laboratories.
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