Marine biologist Ed Ricketts, immortalized for his adventures with John Steinbeck in The Sea of Cortez, traveled from Monterey, California to Southeast Alaska in 1932 on an ocean journey that inspired his visionary research on wave shock theory.

Contributor include: Janice M. Staley, Colleen Mondor, Peter T. Raimondi, Katharine A. Rodger, C. Melissa Miner, John S. Pearse, Nancy Ricketts, David P. Lohse, and John Straley.


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