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 Discovery Portal.
"Seeing more of Australia's seafloor", published by Geoscience Australia on 07 January 2019.Read the full story
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.
- Related blog post - Undersea maps reveal GBR in unprecedented detail
- Conference paper - 100/30 m-resolution bathymetry grids for the Northern Australia