By Boris Dorschel,Andrew J. Wheeler,Xavier Monteys,Koen Verbruggen
Presented in an available, ordinary structure, this atlas units out all of the significant positive factors printed in the course of one of many greatest ever deep-sea mapping campaigns. a special perception into the morphology of the seabed alongside the continental margin of the North-East Atlantic, it unearths for the 1st time many beneficial properties that experience hitherto been hidden underneath the waves. it's organised either thematically and through quarter, with the ocean ground and its organic hotspots – components of excessive biodiversity comparable to seamounts – proven at a solution impossible earlier than. The atlas provides every little thing from submarine canyons to coral carbonate mounds, utilizing electronic terrain types generated from multibeam info and images taken from unmanned deep-water cars (ROVs).
The full-colour imagery comprises electronic 3-dimensional seabed maps in addition to the images, with concise textual content descriptions and subject packing containers used to focus on and clarify the geological, organic and hydrographical gains, as well as their significance and context within the deep-sea realm. along the wealth of historical past info and subject packing containers on distinct highlights, wide online assets hyperlink the reader to complete info units and GIS destinations, whereas feedback for extra analyzing element to ongoing study highlights. this can be a attention-grabbing source that would be of use to an individual fascinated by off-shore and underwater actions, even if medical or commercial.
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