This engaging book tells the stories of the men and women who worked on board CSIRO's research vessel--the Southern Surveyor. For ten years (2003 - 2013) this magnificent ship sailed over 190 voyages across the seas and oceans around Australia and contributed a wealth of knowledge to marine science. From the captain to the support staff, scientists, and students, this book tells the stories of adventure and discovery on board this great ship.SOME OF THE STORIES YOU'LL DISCOVER: * Pre-dawn fireworks from an undersea volcano * Learn about how the WWII shipwreck of the MV Limerick was located * The "undiscovery" of a Pacific Island * Including color photographs of life on board the ship and research undertaken.
Publication Date: 31-Dec-2015
Publisher: CSIRO Publishing