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Welcome to the “OCEAN TREASURES” Memorial Library, a“free gratis archive” of my oceanic marine biology research & outreach science program material made available for any type of educational and/or personal use. This entire marine biological assemblage encompasses the years 1971 to 2009 and was originally hosted in Yahoo Groups beginning in 2001. The library was relocated to its new home in December of 2013, which now provides the leading-edge technology to carry on with a worldwide legacy.
Many of the photographs, posters and research materials were solid education tools used in my outreach science program “OCEAN TREASURES”. The program spanned 19-years (1988-2008) of displaying unique assembly/classroom presentations involving a combination of an extensive multimedia array and interactive “hands-on” items which included various specially prepared oceanic marine animals and was presented within pre-K to collegiate science curriculum throughout American, Canadian & Australian educational communities.
The memorials pay homage to a trio of gentlemen, each of whom I had the distinct honor of personally meeting during my career. Dr. Michael A. Bigg (“the Father of Killer Whale Research”), Jacques-Yves Cousteau (“the Captain”) and Stephen R. Irwin (“the Crocodile Hunter”) each in their own extraordinary way, truly enhanced the field of the marine biological sciences and left their unique trademarks upon my personal studies.
* LEGAL NOTICE: The complete set of the original negatives combined with their individual creation dates, have been retained and registered at the law offices of Stobl & Sharp located in Bloomfield Hills, MI to secure any future legal disputes which may arise regarding the ownership & overall use of any of the photographs contained herein for monetary gain.
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