Friday, November 18, 2016

NEW DEVELOPMENTS IN OCEAN MAPPING AND DATA DISPLAY / ANALYSIS

Mapping The Ocean With Three Dimensions Of Data

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"This month, 50 years of data collected from oceans around the world -- salinity, temperature, oxygen levels and nutrients, mapped by location and depth -- was released to the public along with tools to help researchers make better use of the data."

"Working number of government agencies, including the U.S. Geological Survey and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, geospatial data company Esri mapped 37 physically and chemically distinct volumetric regions or ecological marine units (EMUs) that provide a 3-D perspective of the ocean's complexity. READ THE ENTIRE ARTICLE @ GCN

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https://gcn.com/articles/2016/11/15/ocean-mapping-emu.aspx

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