Tag Archives: oceanography
Out to Sea with Dr. Larry Mayer
Long-time oceanographer shares insights about mapping the ocean floor and the innovative technology needed to do it.
Hydro Insights, Part 2
Reviving Interest in the Seas Pictured: The adventures of Jacques Cousteau, his research vessel the Calypso, and his soucoupe plongeante (diving saucer, aka “Denise”) that he co-designed in 1959 captured the imaginations of generations. Editor’s Note: xyHt is honored to feature insights from these two distinguished scientists in the fields of hydrography, marine surveying, and...
This visualization is of the high volume of commercial shipping activity into and out of ports rimming the Pacific Ocean. The data were analyzed using Esri’s new GIS Tools for Hadoop toolkit. Visualization by Mansour Raad, Esri. Available online at coolmaps.esri.com/BigData/ShippingGlobe with any browser running WebGL. Part 1: Uncharted Depths Editor’s Note: xyHt is honored to...