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Mysteries of the Deep

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The Uncivilized Engine of War
Into the Deep: The Early Pioneers
Into the Deep: Remote Control Exploration
Into the Deep: Deep Ocean Archeology
Into the Deep: A Scientific Revolution



The Uncivilized Engine of War

Friends of the Hunley

Home site of the private organization that located and excavated the Civil War submarine. Packed with historical and archeological information, photographs and interactives.

Navy Civil War History
Links to historical U.S. Navy documents pertaining to the Hunley, such as the 1864 document, "Information on the Hunley obtained by the U.S. Navy from the interrogation of Confederate deserters."

H. L. Hunley
Links to historical U.S. Navy documents pertaining to the Hunley, such as the 1864 document, "Information on the Hunley obtained by the U.S. Navy from the interrogation of Confederate deserters."

USS Housatonic
An account of the fateful meeting of the Hunley and its target, the Housatonic.

Texas Historical Commission
More information on another of Maria Jacobsen's marine archeology projects, the excavation of the shipwreck Belle. Includes numerous color images of the project and the artifacts it yielded.

Into the Deep: The Early Pioneers

Institute for Exploration
Link to Bob Ballard's home page, learn more about deep ocean archeology, and see pictures from the Institute's latest underwater expeditions.

Ocean Exploration Timeline
Learn what ocean explorers have been doing from 5000 B.C. to the present.

People in the Sea
The office of Naval Research offers a history of exploring the oceans with submersibles.

Twenty Thousand Leagues under the Sea
Read chapters from the world's first novel of oceanography, Twenty Thousand Leagues under the Sea.

Into the Deep: Remote Control Exploration

Woods Hole Oceanographic Institute
Learn more about the research being conducted at the largest independent oceanographic institution in the world

ALVIN
Learn more about ALVIN on the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution's Web site. The site includes an illustrated history of ALVIN, photos, and related links

Voyage to the Deep
Meet scientists and learn more about the geology, creatures, and chemistry of the deep-sea.

Hydrothermal Vents
Find out more about the impact that hydrothermal vents have on the environment around them.

Creatures of the Thermal Vents
Learn more about the biology associated with the hydrothermal vents

Plate Tectonics
A comprehensive history and description of plate tectonics presented by the United States Geological Society

RIDGE links for Non-Scientists
This page offers links to a host of great deep-sea exploration sites around the Web.

Into the Deep: Deep Ocean Archeology

The Titanic Historical Society
This group is dedicated to preserving the history of Titanic.

The Titanic
This Encyclopedia Smithsonian site offers general facts about the ship and her history.

The Titanic's Final Resting Place
Watch video footage of Bob Ballard exploring the bow of Titanic, Read a first-hand account of the last hours aboard Titanic, or hear the song "Wreck of the Titanic" sung by Doc Watson.

Into the Deep: A Scientific Revolution

Argo Home Page

Sharing the Adventure
Read more about "telepresence" and the ways in which technology will bring the deep-sea into classrooms and homes in this interview with Bob Ballard.

How Deep Can They Go?
Play this interactive game to learn more about how deep various animals and submersibles can go.

The JASON project
The JASON project is a not-for profit educational group with teachers, corporations, educational institutions and government, which works to inspire students to pursue learning in science, math and technology through exploration and discovery.

 

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