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Visuelle Strategien in der frühen Nanotechnologie
Series: Science Studies

. Amongst other, the series brings together research approaches in archaeology, art history, visual studies, literary studies, philosophy, and history, and is open for contributions on the history of knowledge, political culture, the history of perceptions, experiences and life-worlds, as well as other fields of research with a historical cultural scientific orientation. The objective of the Mainzer Historische Kulturwissenschaften series is to be- come a platform for pioneering works and current discussions in the field of historical cultural sciences. The series is

photographers. Alexander Hope's 1974 visual study of New Jersey's waterways illus- trates aerial photography's obvious potential for surveillance, offering in- sights into how the waterfront had been shaped by industrial complexes. Arthur Kill River in the Metropolitan New York Area proved to be heavily contaminated by the agglomeration of petrochemical manufacturing com- panies such as E.I. DuPont and a huge Exxon Oil refinery. Aerial photog- raphy, again, pointed out examples of effluents and spills as colored drags and different colored waters. An iconographic photograph

-essays and writings,128 photographic images also played a pivotal role in conservation debates. On the one hand, we might be tempted to agree with Samuel P. Hays in pointing out that these visual representations of man-made landscapes reflect a belief in scientific man- agement and evoke visions of an abundant future.129 On the other hand, functional imagery supported soil science and assisted with the develop- ment and awareness of new understandings of nature. Intended both as visual studies and not only serving the purposes of legitimating political agendas, these