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As MTR helps Oceanology celebrate 50 Years, regular contributor Kevin Hardy provides an insightful, personal re? ection on technology evolution in this sector.
number of remarkable changes done by hand. The invention of the o-ring was hailed as a had already come to pass before breakthrough in ocean engineering, dramatically improving
I joined the Scripps Institution seal reliability. The French invention and commercialization of Oceanography in 1972. Giant of the Aqua-Lung provided scientists unprecedented access to leaps had already occurred; such their submerged subjects. It also began the training courses as the rise of diesel power over to teach safe use of compressed air by divers, which lead di- sail. The invention of the pinger rectly to LA County, YMCA, NAUI, and PADI certi