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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences. 1960; 6162–179 doi: https://doi.org/10.2307/27757197
Published: 01 January 1960
... Kingdom, 18, 677–754 (1933). Gourtois, B., "Decouverte d'un substance nouvelle dans le Vareck." Ann. chim. (Paris), 88, 304–310 (1813). Dittmar, William, "Report on researches into the composition of ocean water, collected by H.M.S. Ghallenger, during the years 1873–1876." Rept. Sci. Results...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences. 2016; 464429–459 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/hsns.2016.46.4.429
Published: 01 September 2016
...Lino Camprubí; Sam Robinson The Strait of Gibraltar has a long tradition of political and scientific uniqueness. Twentieth-century submarine warfare added the ocean’s depth as a new dimension for those wanting to control and understand the Strait. During the Cold War the surveillance of this...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences. 2016; 46167–100 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/hsns.2016.46.1.67
Published: 01 February 2016
... studies helped convince a growing number of researchers that these creatures were vulnerable to overexploitation. © 2016 by the Regents of the University of California 2016 sharks oceans Gilbert Gruber Casey vision conservation U.S. Navy JENNIFER A. MARTIN* Seeing Jaws: The Role of Shark...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences. 2010; 4011–47 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/hsns.2010.40.1.1
Published: 01 February 2010
...Tiffany C. Vance; Ronald E. Doel In the last quarter of the twentieth century, an innovative three-dimensional graphical technique was introduced into biological oceanography and ecology, where it spread rapidly. Used to improve scientists' understanding of the importance of scale within oceanic...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences. 2018; 484403–440 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/hsns.2018.48.4.403
Published: 01 September 2018
...Jérôme Lamy The TOPEX/POSEIDON satellite mission to observe the oceans triggered the formation of the new specialty of space oceanography from the 1970s to 1990s. Previously, in the 1960s in the United States, traditional oceanographers had shown little interest in the possibilities of space and...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences. 2020; 501-290–128 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/hsns.2020.50.1-2.90
Published: 02 April 2020
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences. 2019; 494384–419 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/hsns.2019.49.4.384
Published: 01 September 2019
... Archive, Atlanta, GA; NACOA, National Advisory Committee on Oceans and Atmosphere; NAS, National Academy of Sciences; PFP, Papers of Frank Press, Boston, MA; WMO, World Meteorological Organization; WNP, William Nierenberg Papers, San Diego, CA. 384 | Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences, Vol. 49...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences. 2019; 494420–446 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/hsns.2019.49.4.420
Published: 01 September 2019
... would vastly outperform humans while, at the same time, working toward the increased efficiency of oceanic transportation and commerce exchange. It would be a fantastic breakthrough in economics as well as engineering. Labor issues in general were linchpins of the Progressive platform, and few went...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences. 2018; 483380–389 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/hsns.2018.48.3.380
Published: 01 June 2018
... smoothed into a single system. There were two dominant patterns of wartime aerial radio- navigation: one used railroad-like tracks to guide aircraft along fixed paths, while another emphasized the freer approach of oceanic navigation. Inte- grated navigationor guidance tools that could incorporate as...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences. 2018; 482223–245 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/hsns.2018.48.2.223
Published: 01 April 2018
... from model experiments themes that would become increasingly important with the politicization of climate in the United Kingdom later in the decade. The modelers were concerned about technical problems ranging from unsatisfactory ocean-atmosphere interaction, to signif- icant errors with winds...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences. 2018; 481110–122 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/hsns.2018.48.1.110
Published: 01 February 2018
... 1945, with the exponential uptick in socio-economic markers such as total human population, world gross domestic product, and trade intensification and Earth System markers like global deforestation, ocean acidification, and nitrogen deposition that has come to be known as the Great Acceleration3...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences. 2017; 475602–628 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/hsns.2017.47.5.602
Published: 01 November 2017
... (1895), reprinted in Pont et al., Carl Vogt (ref. 5), 327 46. 22. Yung, L Oeuvre scientifique (ref. 21), 333; Carl Vogt,Ocean und Mittelmeer: Reisebriefe, 2 vols. (Frankfurt am Main: Literarische Anstalt, 1848). 23. Carl Vogt, Lehrbuch der Geologie und Petrefactenkunde (Braunschweig: Vieweg & Sohn...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences. 2017; 474578–587 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/hsns.2017.47.4.578
Published: 01 September 2017
... history has been primarily limited to the horizontal: to the territorial vision of nation-states, the oceans they must cross, or the landmasses they attempt to conquer. Historians of science, in particular, are better than most in analyzing the many ways in which humans create horizontal space: through...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences. 2017; 472164–199 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/hsns.2017.47.2.164
Published: 01 April 2017
... through seemingly endless channels. The East and West branches were only six feet deep, hardly enough to navigate for large ocean-going ships on which the commercial future floated. Furthermore, they reported some channels were long, tortuous and shifting or excessively winding and crooked The...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences. 2017; 47142–75 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/hsns.2017.47.1.42
Published: 01 February 2017
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences. 2016; 465633–668 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/hsns.2016.46.5.633
Published: 01 November 2016
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences. 2016; 464460–489 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/hsns.2016.46.4.460
Published: 01 September 2016
... wrote a book on electromagnetic radiation, from ordinary light to x-rays. The title clearly aimed at larger, popular audiences: The Mys- terious Ocean of Aether. In it, Gibson explained that there were three oceans in the universe water, air, and ether each the medium for a specific means of...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences. 2016; 463270–312 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/hsns.2016.46.3.270
Published: 01 June 2016
... the Cold War, though authors identify different trigger points for increased naval patronage.7 But although 4. Mario Biagioli, Galileo, Courtier: The Practice of Science in the Culture of Absolutism (Chicago: The University of Chicago Press, 1993), 14. 5. Michael Reidy, Tides of History: Ocean Science...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences. 2016; 462243–251 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/hsns.2016.46.2.243
Published: 01 April 2016
... world of humans to the entire globe.4 It did so by virtue of the techniques involved in oceanic navigation and of the scientific knowledge mobilized by spherical geography (indeed, the voyage confirmed the ancient theory of the spherical earth). According to philosopher Gustavo Bueno, technologies and...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences. 2016; 462207–242 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/hsns.2016.46.2.207
Published: 01 April 2016
... Committee on Atmospheric Sciences; ICP, Intergovern- mental Climate Program; JCL, Jimmy Carter Library and Archive, Atlanta, GA; NCPA, National Climate Program Act; NOAA, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration; OMB, Office of Management and Budget; OSTP, Office of Science and Technology Policy...