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Opening the Great Depths

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"We were certainly pioneers as the Trieste was one of only two such vehicles in the world--the French Navy's bathyscaphe FNRS-3 was the other. It meant that we had to 'write the book' about deep submergence operations in terms of technique and technologies. We learned by doing and by failures, although very few of the latter were serious. For example, if we needed a piece of equipment we would have to design it and make it. There were no commercial vendors who catered to deep submergence technology requirements. The market was far too small." --From the foreword by Capt. Don Walsh, USN (Ret.), PhD, U.S. Navy Submersible Pilot No. 1 Developed by French physicist Auguste Piccard and his son Jacques, the bathyscaph Trieste was a scientific marvel that allowed unprecedented scientific, technical, and military feats in the ocean depths. France and the United States both acquired and subsequently developed variants of the original bathyscaph. While both France and the United States employed the bathyscaph as a tool for scientific investigation of the deepest ocean depths, the U.S. Navy developed and employed the Trieste for military missions as well. From its earliest years, participants in the Trieste program realized that they were making history, blazing a trail into previously unexplored and unexploited depths, developing new capabilities and opening a new frontier. Comparisons with developments in space and the space-race between the United States and the Soviet Union often were made concerning the Trieste program and contemporary developments in undersea technologies and capabilities. The Trieste opened the entire oceans to exploration, exploitation, and operations. The bathyscaph was a first-generation system, a "Model-T" that spawned an entirely new industry and encouraged new concepts for deep-ocean naval operations. Advances in deep-sea technologies lacked the "gee-whiz" factor of the concurrent space race, but were highly significant in the development of new technology, new knowledge, and new military capabilities. Opening the Great Depths is the story of the three Trieste deep-ocean vehicles, their officers and enlisted men, and the civilians, often told in their own words, documenting for the first time the earliest years of humanity's probing into Earth's final frontier.

Contributions to the Fauna of the Gulf Stream at Great Depths

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Opening the Great Depths

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“We were certainly pioneers as the Trieste was one of only two such vehicles in the world—the French Navy’s bathyscaphe FNRS-3 was the other. It meant that we had to ‘write the book’ about deep submergence operations in terms of technique and technologies. We learned by doing and by failures, although very few of the latter were serious. For example, if we needed a piece of equipment we would have to design it and make it. There were no commercial vendors who catered to deep submergence technology requirements. The market was far too small.”​—From the foreword by Capt. Don Walsh, USN (Ret.), PhD, U.S. Navy Submersible Pilot No. 1​ Developed by French physicist Auguste Piccard and his son Jacques, the bathyscaph Trieste was a scientific marvel that allowed unprecedented scientific, technical, and military feats in the ocean depths. France and the United States both acquired and subsequently developed variants of the original bathyscaph. While both France and the United States employed​​the bathyscaph as a tool for scientific investigation of the deepest ocean depths, the U.S. Navy developed and employed the Trieste for military missions as well.​From its earliest years, participants in the Trieste program realized that they were making history, blazing a trail into previously unexplored and unexploited depths, developing new capabilities and opening a new frontier. Comparisons with developments in space and the space-race between the United States and the Soviet Union often were​made​ concerning the Trieste program and contemporary developments in undersea technologies and capabilities.​ The Trieste opened the entire oceans to exploration, exploitation, and operations. The bathyscaph was a first-generation system, a “Model-T” that spawned an entirely new industry and encouraged new concepts for deep-ocean naval operations. Advances in deep-sea technologies lacked the “gee-whiz” factor of the concurrent space​race, but were highly significant in the development of new technology, new knowledge, and new military capabilities.​ Opening the Great Depths is the story of the three Trieste​ deep-ocean vehicles, their​ officers and enlisted men, and the civilians, often told in their own words, documenting for the first time the earliest years of humanity's probing into Earth's final frontier.​

Feasibility of Constructing Large Underground Cavities

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On Some Remarkable Forms of Animal Life from the Great Deeps Off the Norwegian Coast

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From Deep Sea to Laboratory 1

Author : Frederic Aitken
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The scientific expedition of H.M.S. Challenger in the 1870s marks the starting point of physical oceanography. This ship traveled the seas of the globe pursuing a dual objective: to conduct an in-depth study of animal life and to observe the physical properties of ocean waters. Volume 1, richly illustrated, relates the expedition of the Challenger and addresses the problems of measuring the great depths. A theoretical approach to the immersion velocity of a probe is also proposed, as well as a presentation of some results of bathymetric surveys and physical observations made by the Challenger scientists. From Deep Sea to Laboratory is available in three volumes for curious readers drawn to travel, history and science. Students, researchers and teachers of physics, fluid mechanics and oceanography will find material to deepen their knowledge.

Mountains Rivers and the Great Earth

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Popular Science

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Popular Science gives our readers the information and tools to improve their technology and their world. The core belief that Popular Science and our readers share: The future is going to be better, and science and technology are the driving forces that will help make it better.

Report No FRA ORD D

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The Anarii Chronicles 9 The Mission

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Visionary Fiction. Part one of The Anarii Chronicles IX - The Mission, chapters 1 - 27. Somewhere in the middle Coumar Mountains with the Vondarii Hunters Tren and Madeh, on their search for Morgana, Sarduk'h and Rejat, and back at Zerren's Gate Hold with the Mirii Elders Morant and E'sar.

Modelling of Mine Structures

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Proceedings of the 10th Plenary Scientific Session of the International Bureau of Strata Mechanics, World Mining Congress, Stockholm, June 1987.

United States Congressional Serial Set

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The Dying Man s Testament to the Church of Scotland or a Treatise concerning Scandal Published by J Carstares To which is prefixed an excellent preface of famous Mr Blair etc

Author : James DURHAM (Covenanting Divine.)
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Official Gazette of the United States Patent and Trademark Office

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Journal of the South African Institute of Mining and Metallurgy

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Opening Doors Within

Author : Eileen Caddy
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For 20 years, meditators have relied on these simple teachings which offer advice on faith, fulfillment, and stillness. Serving as a perennial meditational diary, this new edition presents inspirational and practical messages for everyone embarking upon the journey to find a true inner self and spiritual truth. Anyone who meditates--whether inexperienced or seasoned--will find these adages helpful and inspirational. A new foreword, layout, and revised illustrations create an accessible and uplifting treatise on daily spiritual satisfaction and internal happiness.

The dying man s testament to the Church of Scotland or A treatise concerning scandal publ by J Carstares

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Official Gazette of the United States Patent Office

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Cornell Science Leaflet

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Ten Introductory Lectures Delivered at the Opening of the University of London

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