From Publishers Weekly
Copyright 2000 Reed Business Information, Inc.
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I had to read it for a geology of the pacific basin class. I ended up really loving the book though!
I would highly recommend.
This is a great overview of deep-diving submersibles. It does a great job of developing the history of the submersible and its major contributions to science and the military. Read morePublished on June 28, 2007 by William S. Oetting
very interesting. Heard him speak at a conference and it was pretty much the verbal presentation of the book. Read morePublished on January 9, 2007 by Dave P
Dr. Ballard gives his account of discovering the wreck of the "Titanic," but he also fails to give credit where credit is due to many deepsea pioneers who made his work possible. Read morePublished on January 1, 2006 by Barbara L. Lemaster
This book is the BEST book for people who want to learn about the hydrothermal vents, the RMS Titanic, or the Bismark. It brings out the best in Robert D. Read morePublished on March 21, 2001
Okay: let's start with the hydrothermal vents, as regards the origins of theories about the origin of life and the possibility of extraterrestrial icebound life. Read morePublished on October 11, 2000
Robert Ballard has a nasty habit of not mentioning the people who have made possible some of his most famous "discoveries," or who made the discoveries themselves. Read morePublished on October 8, 2000 by Kal El
An amazing book which not only creates suspense and a sense of adventure but contains clear and cogent scientific explanations as well. Read morePublished on July 23, 2000