Binder 7: Photographs and Images

 

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Creation Date

7-1-1979

Keywords

Marine Biology--Research, Coral reefs and islands--Caribbean Sea, Environmental laboratories, Marine biologists, Scuba diving, Saturation diving

Type

Image

Date

July 1979

Abstract

Photograph of Hydrolab, an underwater laboratory located on the seafloor which allowed scientists to live and work underwater for extended periods of time, seen on the left and the Portable Underwater Talking Station (PUTS) seen on the right. The PUTS is a small house-like structure next to Hydrolab which has a pocket of trapped air that allowed divers to swim in and talk with one another without having to reenter Hydrolab. Two SCUBA divers are seen inside PUTS with only the lower half of their bodies visible from outside the PUTS. At the time of the photograph, Hydrolab was located at a depth of approximately 50 feet in Salt River submarine canyon, St. Croix, U.S. Virgin Islands.

Description

2 x 2 inches cardboard projector slide with Kodachrome 35mm photographic film in the center of the slide to produce an image

Subject: geographic

Virgin Islands of the United States -- Saint Croix

Genre

Slides (Photography)

Format

jpeg

Holding Location

University of South Florida

Physical Collection

Dr. John Ogden Caribbean and Coral Reef collection

Keywords

Marine Biology--Research, Coral reefs and islands--Caribbean Sea, Environmental laboratories, Marine biologists, Scuba diving, Saturation diving

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