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AFSC Historical Corner:  Technology

Early Pioneers
Research and Mgmt.
Canning & Curing
Diving Programs
Tools & Equipment
seal counting devices
To facilitate counting fur seals at the Pribilof Islands, an elevated runway (left) and tripod (both photos) are used.  The tripod was used experimentally for the first time in 1920.  Bureau of Fisheries photos, 1922 (left), 1921 (right).

Technology Sections
Aircraft for fishery enforcement,
surveying, and transportation
Canning and seafood preservation
Agency diving programs
Tools, gear and equipment

NOTE:  This page is under development, pending additional content.

Also see:  "Fisheries Research and Management"  section

Additional reading:

  • Stansby, M. E., and J. A. Dassow. 1982. Technological Research. In R. R. Mitsuoka, R. E. Pearson, L. J. Rutledge, and S. Waterman (editors), Fifty Years of Cooperation and Commitment: 1931-81, the Northwest and Alaska Fisheries Center, p. 81-106. U.S. Dep. Commer., NOAA Tech. Memo. NMFS F/NWC-34. (.pdf, 2.6 MB).
  • Rounsefell, G. A., and W. H. Everhart, 1953. Fishery Science, Its Methods and Applications. John Wiley & Sons, Inc. 444 p.
  • "Hydrographic Survey Techniques"  ("NOAA Celebrates 200 Years of Science, Service, and Stewardship" website)
  • "Evolution of the Fisheries Science Enterprise: 1970-2007"  ("NOAA Celebrates 200 Years of Science, Service, and Stewardship" website)

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