Adventure Beneath the Sea: Living in an Underwater Science Station (Hardcover)

Living in an Underwater Science Station

By Kenneth Mallory, Brian Skerry (Photographer)

Boyds Mills Press, 9781590786079, 48pp.

Publication Date: October 1, 2010



What would it be like to live sixty feet below the ocean waves? Author Ken Mallory and photographer Brian Skerry found out. They spent a week in the Aquarius underwater laboratory on a coral reef off the Florida Keys. They lived in cramped quarters. They went scuba diving every day--to study the fish of the reef and to use the underwater outhouse. They slept in bunks with the constant crackle of snapping shrimp coming through the shell of their underwater home. Skerry's photographs from the pages of National Geographic Magazine capture the stunning sights of a strange undersea habitat in this winner of the John Burroughs Nature Books for Young Readers Award.

About the Author

Kenneth Mallory is the former Editor-in-Chief of Publishing Programs at Boston's New England Aquarium. He took part in two different Aquarius missions.Brian Skerry is an award-winning photojournalist and an assignment photographer for National Geographic mazagine.