Ocean Exploration

Scientific Ocean Drilling: Accomplishments and Challenges  eBooks & eLearning

Posted by leonardo78 at March 27, 2016
Scientific Ocean Drilling: Accomplishments and Challenges

Scientific Ocean Drilling: Accomplishments and Challenges
Committee on the Review of the Scientific Accomplishments and Assessment of the Potential for Future Transformative Discoveries with U.S.-Supported Scientific Ocean Drilling; Ocean Studies Board; Division on Earth and Life Studies
2011 | ISBN: 0309219019 | 158 pages | PDF | 6,8 MB

Through direct exploration of the subseafloor, U.S.-supported scientific ocean drilling programs have significantly contributed to a broad range of scientific accomplishments in Earth science disciplines, shaping understanding of Earth systems and enabling new fields of inquiry.

Forrest Fang - The Sleepwalker's Ocean (2016)  Music

Posted by varrock at Feb. 29, 2016
Forrest Fang - The Sleepwalker's Ocean (2016)

Forrest Fang - The Sleepwalker's Ocean (2016)
MP3 CBR 320 kbps | Tracks: 11 | 123:10 min | 282 Mb
Style: Electronic, Ambient, New Age | Label: Projekt Records

The Sleepwalker’s Ocean, Forrest Fang’s first 2-CD studio album, is a hypnotic deep-ambient exploration of the fantastical and elusive realm of the subconscious. Following quickly upon his 2015 Letters To The Farthest Star, Fang gave free reign to his intuitive and instinctual side on this release, allowing the sonic landscape to drift into his interior world of elusive and impressionistic thoughts and images.
Atlantic: Great Sea Battles, Heroic Discoveries, Titanic Storms, and a Vast Ocean of a Million Stories

Atlantic: Great Sea Battles, Heroic Discoveries, Titanic Storms, and a Vast Ocean of a Million Stories
Audio CDs in MP3 / English: MP3, 64 kb/s (1 ch) | Duration: 14:23:38 | ISBN-10: 0307876527 | 2010 | 395 MB
Genre: History

From best-selling author Simon Winchester comes the immense and thrilling story of the world's most mysterious and breathtaking natural wonder: the Atlantic Ocean. Atlantic is a biography of a tremendous space that has been central to the ambitions of explorers, scientists, and warriors, and continues to affect profoundly our character, attitudes, and dreams. Spanning the ocean's story, from its geological origins to the age of exploration, from World War II battles to today's struggles with pollution and over-fishing, Winchester's narrative is epic, intimate, and awe inspiring.

History's Greatest Voyages of Exploration  eBooks & eLearning

Posted by groovebeat at March 5, 2015
History's Greatest Voyages of Exploration

History's Greatest Voyages of Exploration
WEB-Rip | M4V | AVC1 @ 2 Mbit/s | 640x360 | AAC Stereo @ 128 Kbit/s 48 KHz | 24 lectures, 30 minutes per lecture | 10.8 GB
Genre: History | Language: English

In History’s Greatest Voyages of Exploration, you delve into the awe-inspiring, vast, and surprisingly interconnected tale of world exploration. Taught by Vejas Gabriel Liulevicius, an award-winning history professor at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville, these 24 lectures shine a spotlight on some of the greatest and most influential explorers the world has ever known—successful as well as unsuccessful, admirable as well as flawed. You’ll be spellbound as you witness the treacherous, at times fatal, expeditions into the unknown these adventurers embarked upon, whether to the frozen Poles, Asia, Europe, the Americas, Africa, the ocean’s depths, or the final frontier of space.
Ocean Zoning: Making Marine Management More Effective (repost)

Ocean Zoning: Making Marine Management More Effective by Tundi Agardy
English | 2010 | ISBN-10: 1844078221 | 240 pages | PDF | 3,3 MB

Our knowledge of the oceans is increasing rapidly, as more powerful tools for exploration and exploitation make it easier to locate valuable resources, such as fish stocks, oil and gas reserves, or sites for wind and hydropower schemes.
Eels: An Exploration, from New Zealand to the Sargasso, of the World's Most Mysterious (repost)

Eels: An Exploration, from New Zealand to the Sargasso, of the World's Most Mysterious Fish by James Prosek
English | 2011 | ISBN-10: 0060566124, 0060566116 | EPUB | 304 pages | 3,2 MB

They spawn in the middle of the ocean but spend their adult lives in freshwater. They can overcome seemingly insurmountable obstacles and even cross over land. They are revered as guardians and monster-seducers by New Zealand’s Maori, yet are often viewed with disgust in the West.

Christopher Columbus and the Age of Exploration for Kids: With 21 Activities  eBooks & eLearning

Posted by Bayron at Feb. 21, 2014
Christopher Columbus and the Age of Exploration for Kids: With 21 Activities

Christopher Columbus and the Age of Exploration for Kids: With 21 Activities by Ronald A. Reis
English | 2013 | ISBN: 1613746741 | 160 pages | PDF | 25 MB

Christopher Columbus is one of the most famous people in world history, yet few know the full story of the amazing, resourceful, and tragic Italian explorer. Christopher Columbus and the Age of Exploration for Kids portrays the “Admiral of the Ocean Seas” neither as hero nor heel but as a flawed and complex man whose significance is undeniably monumental.
Oil Spill Prevention and Response in the U.S. Arctic Ocean: Unexamined Risks, Unacceptable Consequences

Oil Spill Prevention and Response in the U.S. Arctic Ocean: Unexamined Risks, Unacceptable Consequences
PEW, Nuka | Nov. 2010 | ISBN: n/a | 146 pages | PDF | 8 MB

This report examine the risks, challenges and potential consequences of oil spills associated with oil and gas exploration and production in the outer continental shelf (OCS) of the United States Arctic Ocean.
Advances in Geosciences Volume 9: Solid Earth, Ocean Science, Atmospheric Science By Wing-huen Ip

Advances in Geosciences Volume 9: Solid Earth, Ocean Science, Atmospheric Science By Wing-huen Ip
Publisher: World Scientific Publishing Company | 2007-09-07 | ISBN: 9812709886 | Pages: 244 | PDF | 6.23 MB

Advances in Geosciences is the result of a concerted effort in bringing the latest results and planning activities related to earth and space science in Asia and the international arena. The volume editors are all leading scientists in their research fields covering six sections: Hydrological Science (HS), Planetary Science (PS), Solar Terrestrial (ST), Solid Earth (SE), Ocean Science (OS) and Atmospheric Science (AS). The main purpose is to highlight the scientific issues essential to the study of earthquakes, tsunamis, atmospheric dust storms, climate change, drought, flood, typhoons, monsoons, space weather, and planetary exploration.

BBC - Ocean Odyssey (2006)  

Posted by GSPCungLe at Nov. 18, 2009
BBC - Ocean Odyssey (2006)

BBC - Ocean Odyssey (2006)
DVDRip | English | English Sub | XViD | 640x352 | 25fps | MP3 - 192Kbps | 118 mins | 1.45GB
Genre: Documentary | Wildlife | Animation

Do you know what lies at the bottom of the ocean? Representing the majority of our planet's surface, extreme pressure and perpetual darkness mean that the ocean depths have only been seen by torchlight - until now. From the makers of the Walking with… series comes an enthralling exploration of Earth's final frontier seen through the eyes of its greatest inhabitant and the world's largest predator, the sperm whale. Following a young male from infancy to old age, the marinescape comes vividly to life: the impossibly deep canyons, the underwater volcanoes, and the spectacular mountain ranges.