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GEOL 1033,
General Oceanography
REVISED Study Question Set 3 (Lesson 4)
Question and Answer Sheet:
Q3
Name: __________________________
ID #: ____________________
1-9. Acronyms are commonly used in oceanography. After reviewing the outline
above, the assigned textbook readings, and your lecture notes, define:
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WHOI
IGY
JOIDES
FAMOUS
DSDP
ODP
LDEO
CESAR
BIO
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10. Who initiated scientific research in the Arctic Ocean?
____________________
11. The first really good indication of relief on the ocean floor came from the
voyage of what ship during the 20th century?
____________________
12. When did it occur? (Refer to the question above.)
____________________
13. What special instrument did it use to determine the depth and topography of
the seafloor?
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14. Who was the most famous 16th century map maker?
____________________
15. Modern oceanography essentially began with the _________________ Expedition.
16. When did it take place? (Refer to the question above.)
____________________
17. During the Middle Ages, who were the most important seafaring peoples of
Northern Europe?
____________________
18. Where did they explore and establish new settlements? ______________________
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19-20. Briefly list two major contributions of the Arabs to navigation?
19. ____________________________________________________
20. ____________________________________________________
21. How did the Arabs ultimately cause the European discovery of the "New World"
and thus change the direction of human history? ________________________________
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22. What was the objective of the Mohole Project? ______________________________
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23. What was the major contribution of the Deep Sea Drilling Project which used
the drilling ship Glomar Challenger? ___________________________________________
24. Charles Darwin participated in the exploration voyage of the ______________.
25. Deep-sea hydrothermal vents were discovered by diving in the ______________.