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Sea Legs : Tales of a Woman Oceanographer

By: Crane, Kathleen

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Boulder, CO, U.S.A., Westview Press: 2002

Edition: First American Edition

Seller ID: 016972

ISBN: 0-8133-4004-7

Condition: New


"Sea Legs"is the story of Kathleen Crane, one of the first women oceanographers out of the world-renowned Scripps Institution of Oceanography in La Jolla, California. By turns personal and objective, Crane tells how her quest for freedom led her to the sea and her research of deep-sea underwater volcanoes. As research doors in the United States closed during the 1980s, Crane charted her scientific future with the Europeans and with scientists from the Soviet Union during the height of the Cold War. In the process she became an unwitting diplomat.From the Galapagos dives in the "Alvin" and the ... View more info