Oceanography The Official Magazine of
The Oceanography Society
Volume 08 Issue 01

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Volume 08, No. 1
Pages 11 - 16

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Do Marine Scientists Have a Scientific View of the Earth?

Gunther KrauseMatthias Tomczak
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One of the great challenges of marine sciences has always been to integrate the information collected over many decades by the oceanographic community into a global picture of life and water movement in the world ocean. The advent of satellites has assisted us greatly: we are now presented with quasi-synoptic global views of our planet on a daily basis. Developments in computer technology were essential to this change, since without them today’s satellites could neither fly nor transmit oceanographic information.

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Krause, G., and M. Tomczak. 1995. Do marine scientists have a scientific view of the Earth? Oceanography 8(1):11–16, https://doi.org/10.5670/oceanog.1995.26.

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