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NOAA Photo Library Image - ship3190

Dr. Francis P. Shepard, the "father of marine geology," discussing scientific findings of the International Indian Ocean Expedition on board the Coast and Geodetic Survey Ship PIONEER at a press conference in Colombo, Ceylon. Looking on were Dr. Robert Dietz, an early pioneer in plate tectonic theory, and Dr. Harris B. Stewart, Chief Oceanographer of the Coast and Geodetic Survey.

Image ID: ship3190, Voyage To Inner Space - Exploring the Seas With NOAA Collect
Photo Date: 1964 May 20
Photographer: Archival Photography by Steve Nicklas, NOS, NGS


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