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By Barbara Charton

A finished, single-volume A-to-Z reference, A to Z of Marine Scientists profiles nearly one hundred forty scientists who've contributed considerably to the sphere of marine technological know-how. Emphasizing the scientists' contributions to the sector in addition to their results on scientists in marine technology and similar fields who undefined, A to Z of Marine Scientists will lead scholars and library clients throughout the vital and engaging points of the lives of these profiled whereas exposing readers to the background of many very important medical and technological techniques.

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It also discusses the mathematics of pumps and machines that raise water. Another chapter deals with the kinetic theory of 20 Bjerknes, Jakob Aall Bonnevie gases. In this section, Bernoulli mapped out the equations of state that were fully described by Johann Diderik van der Waals, the 19th-century physicist and Nobel prize winner, a century later. The theory explains the pressure of a gas on the walls of its container as an expression of kinetic energy. Bernoulli’s Law or Principle is also a significant part of this book.

These publications are the standard works on the organisms described. Later in her career, she studied the specimens brought back by the Harriman expeditions to Alaskan waters (1894–99). The organisms of interest then were worms. The last scientific publications Bush produced were comparisons of the worm specimens from Alaska with those found near Bermuda: “Description of New Species of Turbonilla of the Western Atlantic” in Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, Philadelphia, 1907, “Turbicolous Annelids .

These were published serially in 17 sections. Another book detailing the second voyage was Deuxième expédition antarctique française (Second French Antarctic expedition), published in 25 sections. A. D. in 1863, both degrees in chemistry. He then accepted a professorship there. His major area of study was mineralogy, but botany had always been his serious hobby. Because of his interest and outgoing personality, he became Sweden’s leading natural scientist and was mentor to a large group. As part of his public service to the scientific community, he served as president of Sweden’s Nobel Prize committee from 1900 to 1905.

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