Mapping the Ocean: Physical Cartography

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    This week on World Ocean Radio: part twenty-one of the multi-part BLUEprint series. In this episode we introduce listeners to the concept of ocean mapping and the GEBCO Seabed 2030 project which promises to develop a high res 3d bathymetric map of the entire world ocean. And we share some new and exciting oceanographic research discoveries made by the Schmidt Ocean Institute in the waters off Australia.

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The "BLUEprint Series: How the Ocean Will Save Civilization" outlines a new and sustainable path forward, with the ocean leading the way. 

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Resources from this episode
- Schmidt Ocean Insitute Scientists Discover 500m Tall Coral Reef, Great Barrier Reef
- United Nations Decade of Ocean Science for Sustainable Development
- GEBCO Seabed 2030 Project: Nippon Foundation

Image Credit
Nippon Foundation Seabed 2030 Project
GEBCO Bathymetric Chart of the Oceans