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Technology Day 1993—"Riding the Wave of Innovation: The Ocean and MIT"

Series of talks given on the subject of the ocean, climate change and how MIT can positively impact the environment

Series of talks given on the subject of the ocean, climate change and how MIT can positively impact the environment

MIT's 1993 Technology Day, on the theme "Riding the Wave of Innovation: The Ocean and MIT," takes place on June 4, 1993. Speakers featured in the morning symposium include Sylvia Earle, "Exploring the Ocean with Unmanned Vehicles;" Robert Spindel, "Measuring the Ocean Environment;" Carl Wunsch '62, "Effects of the Ocean on Global Climate;" William Koch '62, "Technology for the America's Cup." Francis Ogilvie is the moderator. The event concludes with Paul Gray accepting for MIT two gifts from America's Cup winner Bill Koch '62: a boat model of "America [Cubed]" (the winning boat designed at MIT) given to the MIT Hart Nautical Collections, and a half-scale silver model of the America's Cup Trophy given to the MIT Athletic Department.

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