Jean-Louis Michel (oceanographer)

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Jean-Louis Michel
Nationality  France
Occupation oceanographer

Jean-Louis Michel is a French oceanographer and engineer.

He discovered subsea intervention in 1969[citation needed] with the French Navy as an officer at the Groupe des Bathyscaphes headed by Captain Georges Houot.[1] In 1985, Jean-Louis Michel (along with marine geologist Robert Ballard) led a team of French and American explorers who found the wreckage of the RMS Titanic.[2][3]


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  2. ^ Eckholm, Erik (1985-09-10). "Man In The News - Explorer Of The Sea - Robert Ballard". Retrieved 2013-08-11. 
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