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Dr. Robert D. Ballard, Exploring Our World's Oceans (2013)




Genre: Speech

Place Covered: Baton Rouge, East Baton Rouge Parish, Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 2013-03-06

Duration: 00:26:29

Subjects: Rotary Club of Baton Rouge | Ballard, Robert D. | Oceanography | Underwater exploration | Underwater archaeology | Technology


  • Ballard, Robert Speaker


A speech by Dr. Robert D. Ballard before the Baton Rouge Rotary Club on March 6, 2013. Ballard is an oceanographer, best known for his discovery of the RMS "Titanic" in 1985. He describes the telecommunications technology he uses in his ocean exploration and marine archaeology work. He also discusses the importance of encouraging children in the STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) fields through representation and practical experience.