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Outstanding Achievements in Ocean Technology and Science in the 20th Century

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This article reviews the development of new technologies that produced incredible scientific discoveries during the 20th century. Implementation of echo sounders and seismic reflection-refraction methods confirmed the theory of plate tectonics (Wegener revolution). The construction and use of deep-towed vehicles and manned submersibles enabled the discovery of hydrothermal vents on the ocean floor. This article is an attempt to show close connections between the innovations in ocean technology and discoveries in the ocean sciences.
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Keywords: chemosynthesis; deep ocean drilling; echo sounder; manned submersible; theory of plate tectonics

Document Type: Research Article

Publication date: July 1, 2020

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  • The Marine Technology Society Journal is the flagship publication of the Marine Technology Society. It publishes the highest caliber, peer-reviewed papers on subjects of interest to the society: marine technology, ocean science, marine policy and education. The Journal is dedicated to publishing timely special issues on emerging ocean community concerns while also showcasing general interest and student-authored works.
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