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Robert Ballard

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United States Navy officer, oceanographer and underwater archaeologist

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Robert Ballard
Biology
#476
World Rank
#841
Historical Rank
#280
USA Rank
Oceanography
#5
World Rank
#6
Historical Rank
#5
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biology Degrees
Robert Ballard
Anthropology
#832
World Rank
#1128
Historical Rank
#426
USA Rank
Archeology
#104
World Rank
#177
Historical Rank
#27
USA Rank
anthropology Degrees
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According to Wikipedia, Robert Duane Ballard is an American retired Navy officer and a professor of oceanography at the University of Rhode Island who is most noted for his work in underwater archaeology: maritime archaeology and archaeology of shipwrecks. He is best known for the discoveries of the wrecks of the RMS Titanic in 1985, the battleship Bismarck in 1989, and the aircraft carrier in 1998. He discovered the wreck of John F. Kennedy's PT-109 in 2002 and visited Biuku Gasa and Eroni Kumana, who saved its crew.

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Robert Ballard's Published Works

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What Are Robert Ballard's Academic Contributions?

Robert Ballard is most known for their academic work in the field of biology. They are also known for their academic work in the fields of and anthropology.

Robert Ballard has made the following academic contributions: