Jacques Cousteau's Calypso

Author: Jacques Yves Cousteau,Alexis Sivirine

Publisher: Harry N Abrams Inc

ISBN: N.A

Category: Nature

Page: 192

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A study of Cousteau's specially designed ship "Calypso" details the vessel's technical modifications, and equipment and discusses Cousteau's diverse scientific expeditions and investigations
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Jacques Cousteau's Amazon journey

Author: Jacques Yves Cousteau,Mose Richards

Publisher: Harry N Abrams Inc

ISBN: N.A

Category: Nature

Page: 235

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Offers an account of his exploration of the Amazon, tracing the river from its mouth to its source, detailing the ecology, wildlife and etc
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Encyclopedia of Television

Author: Horace Newcomb

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1135194793

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 2800

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The Encyclopedia of Television, second edtion is the first major reference work to provide description, history, analysis, and information on more than 1100 subjects related to television in its international context. For a full list of entries, contributors, and more, visit the Encyclo pedia of Television, 2nd edition website.
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Jacques Cousteau

Author: Jim Ollhoff

Publisher: ABDO

ISBN: 1617839663

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 32

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This title introduces readers to Jacques Cousteau, the great explorer who introduced millions of people to the undersea world from his ship the Calypso. Cousteau�s life story is examined from his childhood to his marriage and his education at the French Naval Academy and his service in the French Navy and World War II. Cousteau�s collaboration with engineer Emile Gagnan is included, including their invention of the Self-Contained Underwater Breathing Apparatus or SCUBA system, as is his invention of the underwater camera. Cousteau�s film work is examined, including his Academy Award-winning films The Silent World (1956) and World Without Sun (1964), as is his famous series The Undersea World of Jacques Cousteau. Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards. ABDO & Daughters is an imprint of ABDO Publishing Company.
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Jacques Cousteau

A Life Under the Sea

Author: Kathleen Olmstead

Publisher: Sterling Publishing Company, Inc.

ISBN: 9781402760587

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 128

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Examines the life and accomplishments of undersea explorer, scientist, filmmaker, sailor, and inventor of the aqualung.
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Jacques Cousteau

The Sea King

Author: Brad Matsen

Publisher: Vintage

ISBN: 0307378276

Category: Science

Page: 320

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An unprecedented and masterfully told biography of Jacques Cousteau that reveals for the first time the fascinating and compelling individual behind this famous television personality. Inventor of the aqualung and fearless scuba diver, Jacques Cousteau opened up the ocean to a mass audience for the first time. Here, with the cooperation of many of the subjects closest confidants and family, Brad Matsen makes clear the full picture of his remarkable life, showing the father, military man, inventor, entrepreneur, and adventurer behind the public face. Vividly conveying the people, the science, and the lure of the sea that shaped Cousteau's life, Matsen paints a luminous portrait of a man who profoundly changed the way we live on our planet. From the Trade Paperback edition.
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Jacques Cousteau

Conserving Underwater Worlds

Author: John Paul Zronik

Publisher: Crabtree Publishing Company

ISBN: 9780778724193

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 32

View: 8805

Examines the life and accomplishments of undersea explorer, scientist, filmmaker, sailor, and inventor of the aqua-lung.
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Literature of Travel and Exploration: R to Z, index

Author: Jennifer Speake

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

ISBN: 9781579584405

Category: Travel writing

Page: 1479

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Containing more than 600 entries, this valuable resource presents all aspects of travel writing. There are entries on places and routes (Afghanistan, Black Sea, Egypt, Gobi Desert, Hawaii, Himalayas, Italy, Northwest Passage, Samarkand, Silk Route, Timbuktu), writers (Isabella Bird, Ibn Battuta, Bruce Chatwin, Gustave Flaubert, Mary Kingsley, Walter Ralegh, Wilfrid Thesiger), methods of transport and types of journey (balloon, camel, grand tour, hunting and big game expeditions, pilgrimage, space travel and exploration), genres (buccaneer narratives, guidebooks, New World chronicles, postcards), companies and societies (East India Company, Royal Geographical Society, Society of Dilettanti), and issues and themes (censorship, exile, orientalism, and tourism). For a full list of entries and contributors, a generous selection of sample entries, and more, visit the Literature of Travel and Exploration: An Encyclopedia website.
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Calypso Log

Author: N.A

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: Oceanography

Page: N.A

View: 1930

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The Living Sea

Author: Jacques Yves Cousteau

Publisher: London : H. Hamilton

ISBN: N.A

Category: Science

Page: 325

View: 8842

A noted ocean explorer describes his underwater archeological finds, his diving expeditions, and an invention called a Diving Saucer
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Jacques Cousteau

Author: EPUB 2-3

Publisher: Infobase Learning

ISBN: 1438148186

Category:

Page: N.A

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Murmurs from the Deep

Scientific Adventure in the Caribbean

Author: Gilles Fonteneau

Publisher: Arcade Publishing

ISBN: 9781559707763

Category: Science

Page: 239

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A colleague of Jacques Cousteau's well-regarded Calypso team recounts his 2001 scientific expedition into unknown regions of the Caribbean to study its tectonic plates and make acoustic recordings of its fish, endeavors that offered insight into the December 2004 tsunami disaster and helped to protect threatened species.
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Jacques Cousteau

Author: Lesley A. DuTemple

Publisher: Twenty-First Century Books

ISBN: 9780822549796

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 112

View: 9503

Examines the life and accomplishments of the oceanographer Jacques Cousteau, describing his work studying and filming the undersea world.
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Jacques Cousteau

Saving Our Seas

Author: Lorraine Jean Hopping

Publisher: McGraw-Hill

ISBN: 9780071357418

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 112

View: 9286

Surveys the life and accomplishments of the celebrated French oceanographer.
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Jacques Cousteau

Author: Kristin Petrie

Publisher: ABDO Publishing Company

ISBN: 1617847879

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 32

View: 9633

Examines the life and accomplishments of the French oceanographer, describing his work studying and filming the undersea world.
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Jacques Cousteau, Free Flight Undersea

Author: Paul Westman,Reg Sandland

Publisher: Dillon Pr

ISBN: 9780875181882

Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 47

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A biography of the French oceanographer whose underwater explorations have focused the world's attention on the beauty of ocean life and the need to conserve that life.
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