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Charles Darwin

1831-
5 yr exposition in HMS beagle
theory of evolution, coral atoll formation, world geology
Used nets, water temp sensors, sediment samplers.

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H.M.S Chalenger

1871- 19 yr expedition
Extensive sea floor dredging
Discover of donation with depths

3

Marine technology

Underwater habitats
SCUBA diving
Research vessels
Submersibles
ROVs and AUVs
Ocean observatories
tagging
Ocean mapping
Cold seeps

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Early Exploration timeline

2000 BC- Greeks started navigating
330 BC- Greeks began classifying
300 BC- Alexander the Great, diving bell made of wood
995 AD- Vikings discovers N. America
1492- Columbus rediscovered N. A.
1519-Magellan circumnavigation
1768- chronometer for navigation