Over fifteen thousand years ago an ordinary mass of ice emerged from nature and commenced its destiny of becoming the world's most famous iceberg (www.titanicuniverse.com). This notorious mass of ice came to existence thousands of years ago as a lone fragment of snow which eventually accumulated for a multitude of ages. While the flurries continuously descended along the shores of Greenland, the snowflakes were simultaneously being condensed into one of the most critical abominations in recorded history (www.titanic-titanic.com). Once the timing of the intemperate environment had reached the year of 1909, the glacier was then fractured and allowed for the ice’s secession from its customary location and the advancement towards a tremendous
I have always been fascinated by the Titanic. Maybe the fact that the 1997 film released a year after I was born based on its fateful end is my favorite movie of all time, but nonetheless, the whole topic of the Titanic still intrigues me. The movie just played a critical part of my interest. However, that it what it has mostly stayed, interest and intrigue. I never really put forth much effort in learning more about the Titanic on my own, instead I just relied on the popular blockbuster to satisfy my wonder when I should have been that gourmet omnivore that Dr. Kerness speaks so much and highly of in class. This assignment gave me the perfect opportunity to do just that. I decided devote
Ocean exploration will lead the US to creating new and more advanced technology. In the exploration of the ocean the scientist will need equipment to do their exploring and for gathering data. Engineers will have to find
Archaeology is a continuously evolving field where there is a constant stream of new branches and excavation methods. Due to the influx of new technologies and innovations in recent decades, archaeologists have been able to excavate previously inaccessible areas. For example, new diving equipment and tools such as proton magnetometers, side-scan sonar, sub-bottom profiler, and miniature submarines have allowed archaeologists to dive into the deep depths of the ocean. As a result, the branch of underwater archaeology was created to search for shipwrecks and other artifacts on the ocean floor. Underwater archaeology’s role has increased in recent years as it allows archaeologists to more accurately interpret the past by supplementing
Shackleton, the star of the novel ‘Shipwreck at the Bottom of the World’ was a very good leader, but what were three characteristics he could use for different occasions? He did show many different characteristics, but the best three I chose are Dauntless as well as Allegiance and don’t forget about Lively. Showing characteristics are always fun, but when you show good characteristics it’s even better. Shackleton is a prime example of showing good characteristics. “They could not linger in their cave all winter, dining on seal meat and toasting their feet at a driftwood fire. The men on Elephant Island were still counting on them.” The significance of this quote is so important because it shows that Shackleton does have loyalty to these guys. This man would not stop talking about his adventures in the south and kept on going back. This is an important topic to talk about because it may show others to be more like him and bring the good from inside them out just like Shackleton and his Dauntless, Allegiance, and Lively characteristics.
This chapter shows the trade over the ocean in 1000 ce. The ship was carrying raw materials and goods from all across Asia, containing tin and many more valuable metals.This shows the importance of tin in southeast Asia. Also Tin as a part of another important metal, bronze, was necessary for the production of everyday objects in many areas in Asia. This chapter shows how important metal was at this time and how much of use it was. The maps made it easy to show how Asia connected around other parts of the Asian world."Finally, trade was essential to the everyday practice of culture in the Asian world." [Page 73] this quote shows how trade was good for Asia in bringing it together
Robert Ballard was one of the great explorers who discovered numerous secrets about the deep sea and science while encountering new creatures and natural resources as he explored and exchanged new ideas of using technology and incorporating it into his discoveries. Ballard is known for two of his most famous findings: the shipwreck of the Titanic and the Bismarck. The ideas of using technology to assist with his findings helped him create his own equipment with his team to find out more about the deep sea. The idea came from previous discoveries where he saw the Earth’s curst crack and how it affected marine life, geology and geophysics. This led him to become intrigued and continue on to more research to show the world the mysteries of the ocean. Ballard’s exploration of the deep sea provided encounters that led to a better understanding of plate tectonics and the environment, the use of technology to find historical treasures, and the preservation of history left behind in the deep sea.
Recovering artifacts from the shipwreck, people are fascinated about exploring old things that were lost or destroyed in the past. For that, scientists were searching shipwrecks in the Gulf of Mexico, they have discovered two sunken ships that went down during a storm in the 1800s. The ships they found were in deep underwater, about 4,363 feet down, which makes the ships the deepest Gulf or North American shipwrecks that have ever been studied. In 2011, a crew from the Shell Oil company found a shipwreck and asked the scientists and leaders in the U.S. to come and studied it. People want to know if how do they research the ships was an underwater robot to take a look at it. Just to make sure that nothing happens to it, they armed six
Today we searched the shipwreck, that we found and found many cool things. The ship had 6 cannon ports and we believe that the ship had two masts. Also we found this ship 4,363 feet below sea. In the ship we found musket parts, ceramic cups and dishes, clothing, and a toothbrush. These items were from all over the world. The items were from Britain, China, Mexico, and and Canada. After we found these items I was extremely ecstatic, because I did not think we would find things like that. Also the items gave us clues to what kind of ship this was. We believe that the ship was a government paid ship, that went around the world and made sure the sea was safe. Lastly, there were two other ships found nearby and by our findings in the first
According to the United Nations more than three million shipwrecks can be found on the ocean floor. These ships contain trillion dollars worth of artifacts, however we should not forget that an incalculable number of people lost their lives on those ships, making them massive underwater cemeteries.
The Titanic is one of the most famous ships known around the world as the once "unsinkable ship". April 15, 1912 the Titanic sank into the Atlantic Ocean on it's one and only voyage. The 825 ton ship can be found 400 miles off the coast of Newfoundland 12,600 feet below the Atlantic.
The deep sea is the largest habitat on earth and is largely exploited. Pressure rises, temperature drop around freezing, and sunlight can’t even reach to it. Yet, there is life below the deep ocean, the mysterious world takes up 95% of earth’s living space. To survive in the extremely harsh conditions, the most challenging environment, those creatures have had to evolve to the unique adaption. You can’t dive to the deep ocean on your own, but scientist. By using a remote controlled underwater vehicle which allowed them to explore 7,200 feet below the ocean surface, what they are finding will amaze you.
The sinking of the Titanic has become one of the most well-known disasters in history, because of the terrible loss of life and the demise of what everyone believed was an "unsinkable" ship. As is evident from reading this report the use of substandard rivets was the main cause of the failure of the Titanic. By substandard we mean that the type of rivets used was incorrect as well as the location of these rivets.
The RMS (Royal Mail Ship) Titanic was the middle child in a series of three ships: the Olympic, the Titanic, and the Britannic. These unprecedentedly large ships were built in Belfast, Ireland, in the shipyard of Harold and Wolff for the White Star Line company. The Titanic and her sister ships were built 269.1 meters long, 28.2 meters wide, 53 meters from the keel to the top of the funnels, and weighing in at a whopping 46,000 tons (Felkins, Leighly Jr., Jankovic, 1998). On April 2, 1912, The Titanic finally sets sail to Southampton, England, where it was to start its maiden voyage to New York. Finally, on April 12, 1912, Titanic commenced its infamous voyage. Just four days into the journey, tragedy had struck. Despite receiving multiple warnings of dangerous ice sections and icebergs throughout the day, the Titanic continues on its course through the frigid Atlantic waters without diversion. The captain of the ship, Smith, goes to bed around 9:20. However, at 11:40 on April the 12th, the Titanic strikes the iceberg on
For many years humans have struggled to discover the deepest parts of the ocean and have also struggled with discovering space. We could not go really deep into the ocean, because humans can not withstand the pressure that the ocean produces. But now there is a robot that can reach the ocean floor called “The Benthic Rover”. With that new robot, scientist will be able to record how changes on the surface of the ocean will impact the marine animals below. “What is special about the rover is that we will be able to stay in the deep parts of the ocean for a really long time collecting seasonal changes data” (Engineer Alana Sherman). With Benthic Rover,