NATURE

Web Sites

Monterey Bay Aquarium Research Institute
http://www.mbari.org/dmo/default.htm
Learn about this leader in undersea technology, including its Western Flyer and ROV Tiburon submersibles.

National Deep Submergence Facility (NDSF)
http://www.whoi.edu/marops/vehicles/index.html
Learn about the Alvin and a host of other high-tech subs.

Russia's MIR Submersibles
http://www.sio.rssi.ru/index_en.htm
The MIRs are among the deepest diving subs in the world.

Cayman Islands and the Atlantis Submersibles
http://www.atlantisadventures.net/
Learn about this remarkable undersea region.

Space Adventures
http://www.spaceadventures.com/media/info/destinations/hydrothermal
Organization conducting dives to the underwater world of the Rainbow Vents in the depths of the mid-Atlantic.

Monterey Bay Aquarium: Mysteries of the Deep
http://www.mbayaq.org/efc/efc_se/se_mod.asp
The Aquarium's exhibit features more than 40 species of animals collected from the depths of the Monterey submarine canyon.

DEEP-SEA Pages
http://people.whitman.edu/~yancey/deepsea.html
Links and more from researcher Paul H. Yancey.

Books

Broad, William J. The Universe Below : Discovering the Secrets of the Deep Sea. New York: Touchstone, 1998.

Gibbons, Gail. Exploring the Deep, Dark Sea. New York: Little Brown, 2002.

Kunzig, Robert. Mapping the Deep: The Extraordinary Story of Ocean Science. New York: WW Norton, 2000.

Van Dover, Cindy Lee. Deep-Ocean Journeys: Discovering New Life at the Bottom of the Sea. New York: Perseus, 1997.

Van Dover, Cindy Lee. The Ecology of Deep-Sea Hydrothermal Vents. Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press, 2000.


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