Jacques Cousteau's Calypso

Author: Jacques Yves Cousteau,Alexis Sivirine

Publisher: Harry N Abrams Inc

ISBN: N.A

Category: Nature

Page: 192

View: 944

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
Release

Encyclopedia of Television

Author: Horace Newcomb

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1135194793

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 2800

View: 7428

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.
Release

Jacques Cousteau

The Sea King

Author: Brad Matsen

Publisher: Vintage

ISBN: 0307378276

Category: Science

Page: 320

View: 6368

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.
Release

Jacques Cousteau

Conserving Underwater Worlds

Author: John Paul Zronik

Publisher: Crabtree Publishing Company

ISBN: 9780778724193

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 32

View: 6043

Examines the life and accomplishments of undersea explorer, scientist, filmmaker, sailor, and inventor of the aqua-lung.
Release

Jacques Cousteau's Amazon journey

Author: Jacques Yves Cousteau,Mose Richards

Publisher: Harry N Abrams Inc

ISBN: N.A

Category: Nature

Page: 235

View: 4549

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

Literature of Travel and Exploration: R to Z, index

Author: Jennifer Speake

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

ISBN: 9781579584405

Category: Travel writing

Page: 1479

View: 3610

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.
Release

Jacques Cousteau

Author: Jim Ollhoff

Publisher: ABDO

ISBN: 1617839663

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 32

View: 1283

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.
Release

Calypso Log

Author: N.A

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: Oceanography

Page: N.A

View: 4140

Release

Jacques Cousteau

A Life Under the Sea

Author: Kathleen Olmstead

Publisher: Sterling Publishing Company, Inc.

ISBN: 9781402760587

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 128

View: 6336

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

The Young Adult Reader's Adviser: The best in social sciences and history, science and health

Author: Myra Immell

Publisher: Libraries Unltd Incorporated

ISBN: 9780835230704

Category: Literary Criticism

Page: 843

View: 4262

Developed by a panel of distinguished educators and librarians, "The Young Adult Reader's Adviser" recommends an extensive, representative, and useful list of the finest books--modern and classic, hardcover and paperback. Patterned after the Bowker classic, "The Reader's Adviser," this two-volume resource features 17,000 bibliographic entries and over 850 biographical profiles. Each volume of "The Young Adult Reader's Adviser" is divided into two major sections. Volume One is devoted to Literature and Language Arts, and Mathematics and Computer Science. Volume Two features Social Sciences and History, and Sciences and Health. These subject areas are further divided into more than 430 subsections such as Russian Literature; Mass Media; History of Personal Computers; Ethics in Politics; and Immigration, Urbanization, and Civil Rights. Entries include detailed bibliographic information and brief descriptons, when necessary. Books especially suited for readers in grades 6-8 are noted with an asterisk.
Release

Boys' Life

Author: N.A

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: Boy Scouts

Page: N.A

View: 6226

Release

Mein abenteuerliches Leben auf der Calypso

Erinnerungen eines modernen Odysseus

Author: Albert Falco,Yves Paccalet

Publisher: S. Fischer Verlag

ISBN: 3105612882

Category: Self-Help

Page: 366

View: 7514

Wer Jacques Cousteau und seine «Calypso» kennt, der kennt Falco – den Cheftaucher, Kapitän, Entdecker, die Seele der Mannschaft. Ohne ihn wären Jahrzehnte moderner Meeresforschung undenkbar. Seine Lebensgeschichte ist buchstäblich weltumspannend. Mit der gelassenen Selbstsicherheit des Profis nimmt er den Leser mit auf seine Odyssee, führt ihn durch einen Strom von Abenteuern und Entdeckungen, von Begegnungen und Erfahrungen, die für viele ein Traum bleiben werden. (Dieser Text bezieht sich auf eine frühere Ausgabe.)
Release

Technical Manual

Author: Rick Sternbach,Michael Okuda

Publisher: Simon and Schuster

ISBN: 9781439108567

Category: Fiction

Page: 192

View: 4297

The Star Trek: The Next Generation® Technical Manual, written by Rick Sternbach and Michael Okuda, the technical advisors to Star Trek: The Next Generation, provides a comprehensive schematization of a Galaxy-class starship. From the bridge to the shuttlebays, from the transporter room to crews' quarters, this book provides a never-before-seen glimpse at the inner, intricate workings of the most incredible starship ever conceived. Full of diagrams, technical schematics, and ship's plans, the Star Trek: The Next Generation Technical Manual also takes a detailed look at the principles behind Star Trek®'s awesome technology -- from phasers to warp drive to the incredible holodeck.
Release

Jacques Cousteau

Saving Our Seas

Author: Lorraine Jean Hopping

Publisher: McGraw-Hill

ISBN: 9780071357418

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 112

View: 7290

Surveys the life and accomplishments of the celebrated French oceanographer.
Release

Critical Thinking for Multiple Learning Styles

Author: Karen M. Streeter

Publisher: Teacher Created Resources

ISBN: 1420634003

Category: Education

Page: 176

View: 393

Presents a collection of lessons and activities to help students develop critical thinking skills.
Release

Trust Your Radar

Honest Advice For Teens and Young Adults from a Surgeon, Firefighter, Police Officer, Scuba Divemaster, Golfer, and Amateur Comedian

Author: C. B. Brooks, M.D.

Publisher: Derby Press

ISBN: 1468094599

Category: Self-Help

Page: 348

View: 2401

Avoid Life’s Major Sand Traps! Updated version 2016. An incredible range of life lessons sprinkled with funny, memorable, and moving stories. Practical, workable solutions from a totally unique, straightforward approach. Distills everything young people need into one concise, fun to read format. Parents: You want your kids to know these things! Book Benefits Show young people, in a clear and non-preaching way, how to avoid the major sand traps of life that snag every generation. Keeps readers entertained with fun and engaging stories from the author's careers as a surgeon, firefighter, police officer, scuba divemaster, golfer, amateur comedian, and more. Target audience Ages 14 to 40 and concerned parents. This book lets you: Identify your Radar – It’s your brain functioning optimally; not a vague intuition or sixth sense. Train your Radar – Stock your memory bank with key information on crime avoidance, healthy weight, tattoos, getting organized, respectful relationships, going to college or work. Cut through fake complexity with clear thinking on evaluating people, investments, credit cards. Learn the most dangerous toxic personality types and avoid them like the plague. Meet the Radar Jammers – They have the power to turn down or turn off our clear thinking brain Radars. Some are well known: alcohol and drugs, peer pressure, infatuation, anger. Others are surprising: showing off, fake complexity, unthinking religions, the need for speed, and even fast food! Most sand traps of life have a Radar Jammer or two waving people in. Learn specific techniques to deal with them all.
Release

Jacques Cousteau

Author: EPUB 2-3

Publisher: Infobase Learning

ISBN: 1438148186

Category:

Page: N.A

View: 5587

CHBiographies
Release

Jacques Cousteau

Author: Kristin Petrie

Publisher: ABDO Publishing Company

ISBN: 1617847879

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 32

View: 6602

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

Diving for sunken treasure

Author: Jacques Yves Cousteau,Philippe Diolé

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: Travel

Page: 302

View: 7261

The world's foremost undersea explorer describes an expedition to unearth the remnants of a sunken Spanish galleon.
Release