Selected Audio

Following are a few items from our extensive audio collection, which is detailed in our Media List.

  • "The Position of the Scripps Institution of Oceanography in the University, the State, and the Nation" conference, March  1951
  • Elmer Yale Dawson: USC marine botanist Dawson rockin' the accordion on a shipboard scientific expedition while moored off Socorro Island, Mexico, November 1953
  • Warren Wooster: speaking on the Transpac Expedition, December 1953
  • Denis L. Fox: speaking on marine pigments and animal coloration, at a high school, November 1959
  • Roger Revelle: speaking on research and teaching at UCSD and the purpose of the University, March 1961
  • Jacques Piccard : speaking on the submersible Trieste's dive to the Challenger Deep. circa 1960-1963. Audio recordings #1-5. => transcription: Dives of the Bathyscaph Trieste, 1958-1963: Transcriptions of sixty-one dictabelt recordings in the Robert Sinclair Dietz Papers, 1954-1986. La Jolla, CA: UCSD Libraries, 2000
  • Sealab II Press Conference: held at SIO, October 12, 1965. SeaLab II was a U.S. Navy undersea habitat deployed offshore Scripps Institution of Oceanography [audio deterioration in middle]
  • Carl Hubbs: speaking to a high school class on bioluminescence in fish, and whether fish can distinguish color, July 1966
  • "The Oceans 1968, A New World" symposium, February 1968
  • Douglas Inman: speaking on the importance of nearshore processes and environment to mankind, October 1969
  • John Isaacs: speaking on his work including the North Pacific Experiment, paleoclimate studies, and deep-sea camera footage, October 1969
  • Douglas Inman: speaking on "The Coastal Challenge," December 1970
  • William Fenical: speaking on "The Ocean, a Sea of Chemicals," February 1974
  • Roger Revelle: speaking on Mid-Pac and Capricorn Expeditions, August 1975
  • Flip Favorites: SIO 75th Anniversary musical show, 1978
  • Walter Munk: speaking on "Mysteries of Weather Beneath the Ocean Surface," March 1978
  • Theodore H. Bullock: speaking on "Insights into Man’s Brain and Behavior from Studies of Life in the Sea," May 1978. Introduced by Andrew Benson.
  • Jerome Namias: speaking on "Crazy Weather Patterns," September 1978. Introduced by Charles Merdinger.
  • Walter Munk: speaking on Carl Eckart at Scripps Library building dedication, 1978?
  • John Faulkner: speaking on "Searches for Drugs from the Sea," November 1978
  • Walter Munk: speaking on "Oceanography, a Technology Driven Science," November 1978
  • H. William "Bill" Menard: speaking on Edward "Teddy" Crisp Bullard, April 1980
  • "Deep Sea Hydrothermal Vents: Hottest Thing in Oceanography" symposium, October 1981
    • Robert Hessler: speaking on animals at the East Pacific Rise Crest hydrothermal vents
    • Harmon Craig: speaking on geochemistry of hydrothermal vents
    • Fred Spiess: speaking on tools used to study hydrothermal vent hot spots on the East Pacific Rise
    • George Somero: speaking on physiology of animals at East Pacific Rise Crest hydrothermal vents
  • H. William "Bill" Menard memorial event, February 1986
  • Douglas Macdougall: speaking on "The Ocean's Bottom, a Geochemist's View," April 1986
  • Robert Hessler: excerpt of audio from Alvin submersible dive #2021 on Galapagos Rift hydrothermal vents at 2,460 meters depth, April 1988
  • Charles David Keeling: speaking on "Global Changes in the Carbon Cycle: Evidence from Atmospheric Carbon Dioxide Measurements," January 1990
  • Tim Barnett: speaking on "Future World: CO2 and Climate," April 1990
  • Veerabhadran Ramanathan: speaking on "Clouds, Water Vapor, and the Greenhouse Effect: Recent Observations and Emerging Issues," December 1990
  • Walter Munk: speaking on "Heard Island Experiment," March 1991
  • Walter Munk: speaking on "Sending Sound Waves Around the World Throughout the Ocean to Measure Global Warming," May 1993
  • Walter Munk: talks about his life and career with Laurence Armi, September 1994
  • Charles David Keeling: talks about starting his carbon dioxide measurements, February 1996
  • Bob Dill: tells a story about Walter Munk on the 1952 Capricorn Expedition, September 2000
  • Charles David Keeling: speaking on fossil fuels and atmospheric carbon dioxide, undated
  • George Shor memorial event, September 2009
  • TRIESTE Deep Dive Golden Anniversary Celebration, January 2010
    • each speaker is introduced by Charles MacVean, COMSUBDEVGRU ONE
    • Charles B. Bishop, Office of the Chief of Naval Operations, USN, speaking on "TRIESTE comes to America"
    • E. John Michel, Chief of the Boat TRIESTE, speaking on "TRIESTE makes ready for sea"
    • Don Walsh, Pilot of TRIESTE, speaking on "TRIESTE into the Trench: the deep dive"
    • Kevin Hardy, speaking on "TRIESTE changes history"