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Ballard
First name: Robert
Gender: Male
Date of birth: June 30, 1942
Last updated: August 17, 2003
Scientist
 
Titanic, Bismarck
Oceanographer, discovered the graves of the ocean liner Titanic and the German battleship Bismarck.

Black Sea command center
He has established a Black Sea command center at the University of Rhode Island. There, engineers take satellite feeds from the ship and broadcast them on a separate Internet channel.

Oceanography and Archaeology
Ballard chose Rhode Island as the mission's nerve center because he'll chair a first-ever graduate program in oceanography and archaeology beginning in fall 2004. Ballard got his doctorate in marine geology and geophysics from the school in 1974.
 
Most recent topics:
November 3, 2000 [ABC News]
Shipwreck Chemistry
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