sea floor mapping

Pom-pom anemone on the Pacific Ocean floor off California.

Highly Detailed Seafloor Maps

Mark Altaweel

Researchers from MBARI have developed methods to map the ocean floor at incredibly high resolution.

Jason-2 Satellite to Help Improve Maps of Sea Floor

Elizabeth Borneman

Jason-2 will be collecting data about the sea floor every 5 miles, which will be used to create a high-definition estimate of the average surface height of the ocean in various places around the globe.