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Marine Biology Timeline
8 months ago
HMS Beagle sets sail with Charles Darwin on board
"On the Origin of Species by Means of Natural Selection" published
Trans-Atlantic Cable is inspected to show signs of life at the depths of the ocean.
Victor Hensen coins "plankton"
Expeditions of Alexander Agassiz
Son of Alexander, Louis Agassiz, founds two institutes to further the advancement of marine biology.
Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution built down the street from the Marine Biological Laboratory at Woods Hole. The proximity of the two buildings allowed for great cooperation.
Arctic and Antarctic Expeditions (w/ Fridtjof Nansen and Sir Alistair Hardy)
Greek Empire (w/ Aristotle)
Roman Empire (w/ Pliny the Elder)
HMS Challenger's Voyage
Technological advancements brought about deep-sea submarines and the internet
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