Global Shallow—Water Bathymetry From Satellite Ocean Color Data
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Knowledge of ocean bathymetry is important, not only for navigation but also for scientific studies of the ocean's volume, ecology, and circulation, all of which are related to Earth's climate. In coastal regions, moreover, detailed bathymetric maps are critical for storm surge modeling, marine power plant planning, understanding of ecosystem connectivity, coastal management, and change analyses. Because ocean areas are enormously large and ship surveys have limited coverage, adequate bathymetric data are still lacking throughout the global ocean.
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Eos Trans. AGU, v. 91, issue 46, p. 429-430
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Lee, ZhongPing; Hu, Chuanmin; Casey, Brandon; Shang, Shaoling; Dierssen, Heidi; and Arnone, Robert, "Global Shallow—Water Bathymetry From Satellite Ocean Color Data" (2010). Marine Science Faculty Publications. 1900.