4 edition of Mohole project. found in the catalog.
United States. Congress. House. Committee on Merchant Marine and Fisheries
|LC Classifications||QE511 .U63|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||v, 268 p.|
|Number of Pages||268|
|LC Control Number||64060215|
Project Mohole was a U.S. government-sponsored effort in the late s and early s to drill down to the earth’s lower crust and upper mantle to learn more about the interior composition and geologic history of the planet. Mohole produced technological and scientific innovations vital to the offshore industry and to the nation as a whole. The rest of the chapters have also been modified and updated with additions on the work and achievements of the International Geophysical Year (IGY); Mohole project; continental drift and polar wandering; exosphere; state of the theory of magnetic storms and aurorae; and possibility of extra-terrestrial sources of life.
Project Mohole was an ambitious attempt to drill through the Earth's crust into the Mohorovičić discontinuity, and to provide an Earth science complement to the high profile Space project was initially led by the American Miscellaneous Society (AMSOC) with funding from the National Science Foundation.. Phase One was executed in spring Five holes were drilled off the coast of. Project Mohole fell victim to political pressures, cost overruns, poor vendor selection, and financial constraints caused by the war in Vietnam. The only success coming from the entire venture was due to the work of dedicated men who showed the world what could be done. Bob Bauer and his colleagues ushered in the age of deepwater drilling.
In , Project Mohole collapsed when the US Congress voted to cancel its funding. Nevertheless, the project coincided with a growing acceptance of plate-tectonics theory. Lisa Mohole was a famous singer, leader of Project Mohole and twin sister of Leslie Mohole. Like her sister, Lisa had short, blonde hair with a black bow, a gold nose ring and a mole. Her bow, ring and mole were however on the opposite sides than her sister's, with her mole and bow on her left and piercing on her right nostril. She wore a pink shirt with a black tank top over it, a green.
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The Mohole Project drilled and obtained samples in nea feet of water. Drilling was done from an untethered ship using dynamic positioning, a breakthrough in naval engineering. The book explains several methods for doing this and why a particular one was chosen.
This book was written before any drilling took place but is still very Cited by: PROJECT MOHOLE [Mohole] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying : Mohole. The book, under its US title The Mohole Menace, is mentioned in A Short History of Nearly Everything by Bill Bryson. Project Mohole. The real Project Mohole was an American project to sink a bore-hole thro ft of the Earth's crust into the Mohorovičić discontinuity or "Moho".Author: Hugh Walters.
Mohole, Project, program proposed in to drill a hole down Mohole project. book the boundary between the crust and the mantle, known as the Mohorovičić discontinuity at about 4 to 43 mi (7 to 70 km) below the earth's surface.
Initiated by the American Miscellaneous Society, a loose organization of scientists, the main purposes of the project were to. Mohole project, Moho-hole project Mohole project.
book n, Unternehmen n Mo(ho)hole [Bohrprogramm zur Erforschung des soll die Moho(rovičić)-Diskontinuität durchbohrt werden, um möglichst leicht in den Erdkern einzudringen. Versuchsbohrungen sind von den USA bei Hawaii und von Russland auf der Halbinsel Kola projektiert].
Labeled’ Project Mohole, ’ this project was originally suggested to Hess by Walter Munk in Hess pushed for the project, and the National Science Foundation supported it from to He chaired the panel charged with determining where to drill, and the first core sample was obtained in Partially related to Project Mohole, the term is also found in the Mars Trilogy books by Kim Stanley Robinson and the concept is much closer to what is encountered in the game.
The name Mohole "is a portmanteau of "hole" and "Moho", the shortened name of the Mohorovičić discontinuity, being the frontier between the Earth's crust and the mantle". Phase II of Project Mohole is now well under way, and many problems have been solved.
The basic design of a stabilized drilling platform with a dynamic positioning system is virtually complete, and some of the prototype models of new drilling tools developed by the project recently were tested in a well drilled in basaltic rock near Uvalde, Texas.
Project Mohole was a U.S. government-sponsored effort in the late s and early s to drill down to the earth's lower crust and upper mantle to learn more about the interior composition and geologic history of the planet. Mohole produced technological and scientific innovations vital to the offshore industry and to the nation as a whole.
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p.: 24 cm. A hole in the bottom of the sea: the story of the Mohole project Item Preview. THE MOHOLE PROJECT – THE TRUE ORIGIN Irene Baron": As a graduate student at Texas A&M University with a National Science Foundation Fellowship inI was given the opportunity to listen to one of the men working with the Mohole Project.I apologize but I do not remember his name.
I’ll call him MP for Mohole Project. What he told the audience about the. Drilling To The Mantle Of The Earth Fifty years ago, scientists attempted to drill deep through ocean crust to the Earth's mantle, an endeavor called "Project Mohole." That project. Project Mohole, ; an attempt to retrieve a sample of the Earth's mantle by drilling a hole through the Earth's crust to the Mohorovicic Discontinuity; planned three-phase project, initially run by the AMSOC Committee, after Phase I control was shifted to the National Science Foundation with the AMSOC Committee becoming a project adviser; project discontinued in before.
Get this from a library. A hole in the bottom of the sea: the story of the Mohole project. [Willard Bascom] Home. WorldCat Home About WorldCat Help. Search. Search for Library Items Search for Lists Search for Contacts Search for a Library. Create Book\/a>, schema:CreativeWork\/a>. Bascom probably played a larger role in implementing the Mohole project than anyone else; he later wrote a book about it called A Hole in the Bottom of the Sea.
Bascom, a can-do technician with abundant reserves of machismo who had worked with Munk in the South Pacific, was good at improvising technology to meet the needs of scientific researchers. A Hole in the Bottom of the Sea: The Story of the Mohole Project. by Bascom, Willard and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at.
creator: Briggs, Frank: Title: Frank Briggs Mohole Project Papers, Dates: Abstract: This collection contains plans for and information about Project Mohole, a cooperative effort between the United States government and the scientific community to drill a hole through the outer crust of the earth to what is called the “Mohorovicic Discontinuity” or Moho, the boundary between the.Symposium Commemorating the 25th Anniversary of the Demonstration of the Feasibility of Deep Ocean Drilling: Proceedings of a Symposium, SeptemNational Academy of Sciences, Washington, D.C.
() Chapter: PROJECT MOHOLE.Project Mohole expanded its operational range by inventing what is now known as dynamic positioning. Phase One proved that both the technology and expertise were available to drill into the Earth's mantle.
It was intended as the experimental phase of the project, and did succeed in drilling to a depth of feet below the sea floor.