A GIS case study from the Atlantic: Where do we map next?.

Wölfl, Anne-Cathrin , Devey, Colin and Jencks, Jennifer (2018) A GIS case study from the Atlantic: Where do we map next?. Open Access Hydro International, 22 (5). pp. 18-21.

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Abstract

Mapping the world's oceans is a tremendous task that would benefit from a prioritisation strategy. In this article, an in-depth presentation of one such approach is given: a GIS-based analysis that identified potential target areas for future mapping efforts in the North Atlantic Ocean. The authors state that more knowledge about the seafloor could be significantly accelerated if all bathymetric data were publically available.

Document Type: Article
Keywords: Seafloor Mapping, Bathymetry, Survey Strategy, GIS, Data Sharing
Research affiliation: OceanRep > GEOMAR > FB4 Dynamics of the Ocean Floor > FB4-MUHS Magmatic and Hydrothermal Systems
Refereed: No
Open Access Journal?: Yes
ISSN: 1385-4569
Date Deposited: 28 Nov 2018 13:28
Last Modified: 28 Nov 2018 13:39
URI: http://oceanrep.geomar.de/id/eprint/44752

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