Doug Macdougall is emeritus professor of earth sciences at the Scripps Institution of Oceanography at the University of California, San Diego. He is the author of several books, including Why Geology Matters: Decoding the Past, Anticipating the Future.
A gripping tale of exploration aboard H.M.S. Challenger, an expedition that laid the foundations for modern oceanography.
From late 1872 to 1876, H.M.S. Challenger explored the world's oceans. Conducting deep sea soundings, dredging the ocean floor, reco...[SEE MORE]