Early in the twentieth century, American naval officers questioned the significance of applied ocean science. At the same time, scientists were content to keep naval warfare at arm's length. German U-boat success in World War I changed these views. In qAn Ocean in Commonq Weir focuses on the course that led scientists and naval officers to better understand one another and the world ocean, detailing how this alliance led to the emergence of modern submarine warfare and oceanography and ocean engineering as vital fields of study.... for the new Marine Physical Laboratory in San Diego with a letter to the University of California on 31 Ianuary 194.6. ... and would also broaden the variety of scientific talent concerned with the underwater sound problema15 Cochranea#39;sanbsp;...
|Title||:||An Ocean in Common|
|Author||:||Gary E. Weir|
|Publisher||:||Texas A&M University Press - 2001|