SPACE CENTER, Miss.
-- Southern Miss marine science professor Dr. Ralph Goodman was recently
published in the 75th anniversary book for the Acoustical Society
specializes in underwater acoustics, wrote "A Brief History
of Underwater Acoustics" for the Committee on Archives and
History of the Acoustical Society of America.
Goodman's chapter shows how the thread of the history of our field
weaves through two world wars and the Cold War of the 20th century,"
wrote Dr. Peter H. Dahl, chair of the Technical Committee on Underwater
he was honored to contribute to the important milestone publication.
of acoustics was more affected by world events or played as important
a role in their outcome as the science of underwater acoustics,"
Goodman said. "To trace the development of the science, it
is important to understand how nations' goals directed research."
Miss Department of Marine Science is strategically located at Stennis
Space Center in Hancock County, Miss., home to the world's largest
population of oceanographers and hydrographers. The department offers
both master's and doctoral degrees in marine science and a master's
degree in hydrographic science.