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- United States
- University of Wisconsin-La Crosse
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- technology, science, oceans, oceanography, research vessels, ships, oceanographers, instruments
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- About Me
Historian of science and technology, especially technologies of ocean science, and assistant professor of global history of science and technology at University of Wisconsin-La Crosse.
- Recent Publications
2021 “Water as the Medium of Measurement: Mapping Global Oceans in the Nineteenth and Twentieth Centuries.” Ch 5 in Hydrohumanities: Water Discourse and Environmental Futures, edited by Kim DeWolff, Rina Faletti, and Ignacio López-Calvo, pp. 118-140. (Oakland: University of California Press, 2021).
2021 “Finding the History of the World at the Bottom of the Ocean: Hydrography, Natural History, and the Sea in the Nineteenth Century.” Transactions of the American Philosophical Society 110, no. 4 (July 2021): 117-132.
2020 (with Helen Rozwadowski.) “Maury for Modern Times: Navigating a Racist Legacy in Ocean Science.” Oceanography 33, no. 3 (September 2020): 8-13.
2017 “Meteorology as Nationalism on the German Atlantic Expedition, 1925-1927.” History of Meteorology 8, Relocating Meteorology: 124-144.
2016 “Every Ship a Floating Observatory: Matthew Fontaine Maury and the Acquisition of Knowledge at Sea.” In Soundings and Crossings: Doing Science at Sea 1800-1970, edited by Katharine Anderson and Helen M. Rozwadowski (Sagamore Beach, MA: Science History Publications/Watson Publishing International): 17-48.
2016 “Matthew Fontaine Maury: Scientist.” In “Forum: Reconsidering Matthew Fontaine Maury,” International Journal of Maritime History 28, no. 2 (May 2016): 402-410.
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- Global ocean
- Expertise by Geography
- Germany, United Kingdom, United States
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- Expertise by Topic
- Environment, Science, Technology