Seeing more of Australia’s seafloor
February 07, 2019

Fields of hidden volcanoes, canyons that cut through the continental shelf and oceanic plateaus that rise more than a thousand metres from the deep sea to the surface are just some of the features revealed in never-before-seen detail by new high-resolution bathymetry datasets, now publicly available on the AusSeabed Marine Data Portal.

ausmarine dataportalAusSeabed Marine Data DiscoveryRead the full story “Seeing more of Australia’s seafloor”, published by Geoscience Australia on 07 January 2019.

Dr Robin Beaman from James Cook University collaborated with the Australian Hydrographic Office, the CSIRO and Geoscience Australia, on the development and addition of the 30 metre Northern Australia Bathymetry grid and 30 metre Great Barrier Reef Bathymetry grid to the portal.

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