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Collection 1 - Atlantic
Collection 2 - Pacific
Collection 3 - Gulf of Mexico
Collection 4 - Alaska
Collection 5 - World
Collection 6 - Other

camera icon Video Animations

 View virtual fly-throughs of the Submarine Ring of Fire 2006: Mariana Arc Dive sites. Slideshow of cruise maps and areas to be explored, Aegean and Black Sea 2006. View the slide show of 3D images from the NZASRoF05 Leg 2 expedition dive sites. View the slide show of 3D images from the NZASRoF05 Leg 1 expedition dive sites.

camera icon View virtual fly-throughs of the Submarine Ring of Fire 2006: Mariana Arc Dive sites. (Quicktime)

camera icon Slideshow of cruise maps and areas to be explored, Aegean and Black Sea 2006.

camera icon View the slide show of 3D images from the NZASRoF05 Leg 2 expedition dive sites.

camera icon View the slide show of 3D images from the NZASRoF05 Leg 1 expedition dive sites.

Explore the volcanoes of the New Zealand American Submarine Ring of Fire 2005 (NZA SRoF '05) expedition. The second leg of the NZASRoF'05 expedition will depart from Tauranga, New Zealand. The first leg of the NZA SROF'05 expedition will depart from Pago Pago, American Samoa. This movie shows a three-dimensional perspective and fly-through of the seafloor of the Bransfield Strait.

camera icon Explore the volcanoes of the New Zealand American Submarine Ring of Fire 2005 (NZA SRoF '05) expedition. (Quicktime)

camera icon The second leg of the NZASRoF'05 expedition will depart from Tauranga, New Zealand. (Quicktime, 2.3 Mb)

camera icon The first leg of the NZA SROF'05 expedition will depart from Pago Pago, American Samoa. (Quicktime, 2.9 Mb)

camera icon This movie shows a three-dimensional perspective and fly-through of the seafloor of the Bransfield Strait. (Quicktime, 2.6 Mb)

See the satellite and sonar survey animation of the Volcanic Chain See the satellite and sonar survey animation of the Volcanic Chain Take a trip to the seafloor of the Mariana Arc! Fly-over the NW Uracas volcano to the Ahyi submarine volcano

camera icon View multibeam bathymetry collected on the 2003 and 2004 Submarine Ring of Fire expeditions (Quicktime, 3.2 Mb.)

camera icon See the satellite and sonar survey animation of the Mariana Arc Volcanic Chain (Quicktime, 3.4 Mb.)

camera icon Take a trip to the sea floor of the Mariana Arc! (Quicktime, 2.6 Mb.)

camera icon Fly over the NW Uracas and Ahyi submarine volcanoes (Quicktime, 3.3 Mb.)

Visit the Mariana Arc virtual fly-throughs and panoramas of eight individual sites. See an animated flythrough of the Bear seamount created using analyzed multibeam data. VR animation of Mid-ocean spreading center animation of Mid-ocean spreading center

camera icon Visit the Mariana Arc virtual fly-throughs and panoramas of eight individual sites.

camera icon See an animated fly through of the Bear Seamount, created using analyzed multibeam data. (QuickTime, 1.6 Mb)

camera icon Mid-ocean spreading center (Quicktime VR, 2.6 Mb)

camera icon Mid-ocean spreading center (Quicktime, 576 Kb)

animation of the subduction zone animation of the subduction zone Hydrophone animation 3-D rotation of Chapmen's Reef

camera icon Subduction Zone plate boundary (Quicktime VR, 1.8 Mb)

camera icon Subduction Zone plate boundary (QuickTime, 824 Kb)

camera icon Hydrophone animation (Quicktime, 600 Kb)

camera icon 3-D rotation of Chapman's Reef (QuickTime, 2.4 MB)

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Different mapping sonar methods video Magic Mountain Virtual Site SM2000 sonar system video ABE video

camera icon Different mapping sonar (Quicktime, 2.1 Mb)

camera icon Magic Mountain Virtual Site

camera icon Mapping by the SM2000 sonar system. (Quicktime, 912 Kb)

camera icon Mapping by ABE. (Quicktime, 1.9 Mb)

Imagenex sonar system video EM300 sonar system video 3-D rotation of Chapmen's Reef Using the bathymetric data collected from the Charleston Bump a 3-D flythrough was created

camera icon Mapping by the Imagenex sonar system (Quicktime, 952 Kb)

camera icon Mapping by the EM300 sonar system (Quicktime, 1 Mb)

camera icon 3-D rotation of Chapman's Reef (QuickTime, 2.4 MB)

camera icon A 3-D flythrough was created from bathymetric data collected from the Charleston Bump. (QuickTime, 716 Kb)

Chains of volcanic mountains Patton Seamount

camera icon Chains of volcanic mountains.

camera icon Patton Seamount.

Images

Atlantic

The Cycladic Islands in the Aegean Sea, focus area for PHAEDRA 2006. Simplified geotectonic map of Eastern Mediterranean and Aegean Sea. Map of West Greenland with Melville Bay shown in a red box. Narwhal wintering areas (pink) in Baffin Bay and Davis Strait.

The Cycladic Islands in the Aegean Sea, focus area for PHAEDRA 2006.

Simplified geotectonic map of Eastern Mediterranean and Aegean Sea.

Map of West Greenland with Melville Bay shown in a red box. (HR)

Narwhal wintering areas (pink) in Baffin Bay and Davis Strait. (HR)

Johnson-Sea-Link submersible dive sites during this expedition. A map of Miami Sinkhole dive site and its location off Miami Beach, Florida. This map of the Florida Deep Coast Corals expedition route shows the the Florida straits Map generated using ArcMap software giving an overview of the 2004 expedition.

Johnson-Sea-Link submersible dive sites during this expedition. (HR)

Multibeam image of Retriever and Pickett Seamounts. (HR)

This map of the Florida Deep Coast Corals expedition route shows the the Florida straits.

Map generated using ArcMap software giving an overview of the 2004 expedition.

Map of the southeastern US study area, illustrating proposed path of the cruise and various deep coral sampling areas. View of the Gulf Stream during summer off the southeastern United States. Bathymetry of the Lyman Seamount, shaded relief map. Bathymetry of the Milne-Edwards (western) and Verrill Seamounts (eastern), shaded relief map.

Map of the southeastern US study area, illustrating proposed path of the cruise and various deep coral sampling areas. (HR)

View of the Gulf Stream during summer off the southeastern United States.

Bathymetry of the Lyman Seamount, shaded relief map. (HR)

Bathymetry of the Milne-Edwards (western) and Verrill Seamounts (eastern), shaded relief map.

This map shows the various peaks of the Corner Rise seamount cluster.  This map shows the relative positions of the long New England seamount chain The North Atlantic Ocean distribution of the planktonic foraminifera N. pachyderma (sin) at the Last Glacial Maximum (LGM). Map of the entire track of the hotspot that formed the New England Seamounts and other associated volcanoes.

This map shows the various peaks of the Corner Rise seamount cluster.

This map shows the relative positions of the long New England seamount chain

The North Atlantic Ocean distribution of the planktonic foraminifera N. pachyderma (sin) at the Last Glacial Maximum (LGM).

Map of the entire track of the hotspot that formed the New England Seamounts and other associated volcanoes.

3-dimensional image derived from bathymetric data. Perspective view of several massifs along the Atlantis Transform Fault. Perspective view of the Western Massif. The Mid-Atlantic Ridge hosts numerous hydrothermal fields (colored dots).

3-dimensional image derived from bathymetric data.

Perspective view of several massifs along the Atlantis Transform Fault.

Perspective view of the Western Massif.

The Mid-Atlantic Ridge hosts numerous hydrothermal fields (colored dots).

The Atlantis Massif or mountain is bounded to the east by the slow-spreading Mid-Atlantic Ridge Multibeam map processed into three-dimensional image of Manning seamount complex. Multibeam image of Retriever and Pickett Seamounts. Mountains in the Sea 2004 course.

The Atlantis Massif or mountain is bounded to the east by the slow-spreading Mid-Atlantic Ridge. (HR)

Multibeam map processed into three-dimensional image of Manning seamount complex.

Multibeam image of Retriever and Pickett Seamounts. (HR)

Mountains in the Sea 2004 course.

Raw multibeam data for Bear Seamount. IFE’s light-bearing camera sled ARGUS on the deck of the NOAA ship Ronald H. Brown. map of the 13 dive sites in Estuary to the Abyss Expedition ship track of R/V Seward Johnson during the Estuaries to the Abyss expedition

Raw multibeam data for Bear Seamount. (HR)

Multibeam image of Bear Seamount produced from data acquired with the Ronald H. Brown SeaBeam system.

Map of the 13 dive sites in Estuary to the Abyss Expedition.

Ship track of R/V Seward Johnson during the Estuaries to the Abyss expedition (HR)

map of extuaries to the abyss expedition 3-D visualization map of the Charleston Bump Ocean topography off the southeast portion of the United States A topographic representation of the seafloor around the Charleston Bump

Map of estuaries to the abyss expedition (HR)

3-D visualization map of the Charleston Bump.

Ocean topography off the southeast portion of the United States.

A topographic representation of the sea floor around the Charleston Bump.

Sea surface temperature readings Scientists used multibeam bathymetric data to create a 3D view of a portion of the Charleston Bump. Multibeam sonar map of the seamounts Flat-topped Bear Seamount

Sea surface temperature readings.

Scientists used multibeam bathymetric data to create a 3-D view of a portion of the Charleston Bump.

Multibeam sonar map of the seamounts.

Flat-topped Bear Seamount.

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A bathymetry map of the Kelvin seamount showing the Western ridge Partial bathymetric image of Kelvin Seamount Partial bathymetry for Kelvin seamount Map of the Cape Fear slide.

A bathymetry map of the Kelvin seamount showing the Western ridge.

Partial bathymetric image of Kelvin Seamount

Partial bathymetry for Kelvin seamount.

Map of the Cape Fear slide.

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Seabeam bathymetric map near the head of the Cape Fear submarine slide and the Cape Fear salt diapir Seabeam survey of the Blake Ridge Diapir map of the Blake Ridge Diapir Seabeam survey of the northeastern flank (side) of Blake Ridge

Seabeam bathymetric map near the Cape Fear submarine slide and the Cape Fear salt diapir.

Seabeam survey of the Blake Ridge Diapir.

Map of the Blake Ridge Diapir.

Seabeam survey of the northeastern flank (side) of Blake Ridge.

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Bathymetric location map of the Blake Ridge study area Nezumia foraging along the edge of a basalt outcrop. Computer monitor display showing the ship's position and track in real time. Detailed chart of the “Steeples” research site

Bathymetric location map of the Blake Ridge study area.

Nezumia foraging along the edge of a basalt outcrop.

Computer monitor display showing the ship's position and track in real time.

Detailed chart of the “Steeples” research site.

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Cruise planning chart of research areas Hi resolution bathymetry of Blake Ridge The northeasterly flow of the Gulf Stream Bathymetry of Blake Ridge

Cruise planning chart of research areas.

Hi resolution bathymetry of Blake Ridge

The northeasterly flow of the Gulf Stream

Bathymetry of Blake Ridge

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Bear Seamount Charleston Bump terrain model North Carolina Shelf map Sonar trace of wreckfish scarp

Bear Seamount

Charleston Bump

Sites studied at the North Carolina Shelf

Sonar trace of wreckfish scarp

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Side scan sonar image of Eau Gallie region Fathometer reading at Eau Gaillie Planned activities at Savannah Scarp Bathymetry of the ew York-New Jersey region

Side scan sonar image at Eau Gallie

Fathometer reading at Eau Gallie

Planned activities at Savannah Scarp

Bathymetry of the New York-New Jersey region

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Gulf Stream deflection at the Charleston Bump Charleston Bump divesites Southeast coast bathymetry Reserve itinerary and dive locations forOculina Bank

The Charleston Bump

Charleston Bump digital terrain model

Southeast coast bathymetry

Oculina Bank dive locations

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Savannah Scarp DWD-106 sewage sludge dumpsite Population density of the eastern US North Carolina Continental Shelf

Savannah Scarp locator map

DWD-106 sewage sludge dumpsite

Population density of the eastern US

North Carolina Continental Shelf dive locations

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Locator map for the Charleston Bump Charleston Bump dive locations Savannah Scarp USS Monitor map

Locator map for the Charleston Bump

Charleston Bump dive locations

Savannah Scarp dive locations

Sunken USS Monitor Map

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Cape Hatteras Sea surface temperature

Cape Hatteras

Sea surface temperature map

Florida Current

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Pacific

The northern Mariana Arc submarine volcanoes visited on the SRoF'06 expedition. The southern Mariana Arc submarine volcanoes visited on the SRoF'06 expedition. Map of the summit of Ruby volcano, the area of dive J2-194. Map showing the location and topography of Seamount X and Forecast.

The northern Mariana Arc submarine volcanoes visited on the SRoF'06 expedition. (HR)

The southern Mariana Arc submarine volcanoes visited on the SRoF'06 expedition. (HR)

Map of the summit of Ruby volcano, the area of dive J2-194.

Map showing the location and topography of Seamount X and Forecast. (HR)

Map of two peaks on the NE end of Davidson Seamount. Northwest Pacific from Guam to Iwo Jima. Satellite altimetry data of the western Pacific from the equator to Japan.  Davidson Seamount off the coast of central California, USA.

Map of two peaks on the NE end of Davidson Seamount.

Northwest Pacific from Guam to Iwo Jima. (HR)

Satellite altimetry data of the western Pacific from the equator to Japan. (HR)

Davidson Seamount off the coast of central California, USA.

ROV Tiburon  tracklines of the 2002 expedition to Davidson Seamount, with coral locations.  The relationship of Davidson Seamount to Monterey Bay and the coast. The recently collected EM-300 data revealed these two back-to-back calderas. This bathymetric map created using the EM-300 multibeam sonar shows the ridge crest at 4 times greater resolution than previous maps.

ROV Tiburon tracklines of the 2002 expedition to Davidson Seamount, with coral locations.

The relationship of Davidson Seamount to Monterey Bay and the coast.

The recently collected EM-300 data revealed these two back-to-back calderas. (HR)

This bathymetric map created using the EM-300 multibeam sonar shows the ridge crest at 4 times greater resolution than previous maps. (HR)

This low-resolution bathymetric map shows us the average seafloor depth of a 200m square area. GalAPAGoS Expedition survey area lies within the red box shown on the globe at upper left. Bathymetric image of the East Pacific Rise. An overview of the Galapagos Islands.

This low-resolution bathymetric map shows us the average seafloor depth of a 200m square area. (HR)

GalAPAGoS Expedition survey area lies within the red box shown on the globe at upper left.

Bathymetric image of the East Pacific Rise.

An overview of the Galapagos Islands.

Emperor Seamount chain stretching more than 6000 km in the Pacific Ocean. An overall image of the New Zealand American Submarine Ring of Fire 2005 expedition dive sites. Map view of Brothers submarine volcano. Map view of Rumble V submarine volcano.

Emperor Seamount chain stretching more than 6000 km in the Pacific Ocean.

An overall image of the New Zealand American Submarine Ring of Fire 2005 expedition dive sites. (HR)

Map view of Brothers submarine volcano.

Map view of Rumble V submarine volcano.

Healy submarine volcano with Pisces V dive tracks (PV-625 and PV-627) overlaid on the bathymetry. Map view of submarine Volcano-W. Giggenbach submarine volcano viewed from the east looking west. Map view of Macauley and Giggenbach submarine volcanoes.

Healy submarine volcano with Pisces V dive tracks (PV-625 and PV-627) overlaid on the bathymetry.

Map view of submarine Volcano-W.

Giggenbach submarine volcano viewed from the east looking west.

Map view of Macauley and Giggenbach submarine volcanoes.

Map view of Monowai submarine volcano, featuring the cone in the south-southwest and the caldera to the northeast. Southwest Pacific from Samoa (northeast) to New Zealand (southwest). Location map for the Kermadec-Tonga Arc, showing the study areas covered by four cruises since 1999. Two-dimensional map view of submarine Volcano-W.

Map view of Monowai submarine volcano, featuring the cone in the south-southwest and the caldera to the northeast. (HR)

Southwest Pacific from Samoa (northeast) to New Zealand (southwest).

Location map for the Kermadec-Tonga Arc, showing the study areas covered by four cruises since 1999.

Two-dimensional map view of submarine Volcano-W.

An overall image of the Submarine Ring of Fire 2004 expedition. A perspective view of the several eruption cones inside the East Diamante caldera Three-dimensional view of the Maug caldera (2 times vertical exaggeration). The summit of Diamante volcano, created from an EM300 grid.

An overall image of the Submarine Ring of Fire 2004 expedition. (HR)

A perspective view of several eruption cones inside the East Diamante caldera. (HR)

Three-dimensional view of the Maug caldera (2 times vertical exaggeration). (HR)

The summit of Diamante volcano, created from an EM300 grid. (HR)

A comparision of Crater Lake and West Rota calderas. A cross-section of NW Rota 1 measured by an optical turbidity sensor mounted on a CTD package. NW Rota 1 EM300 bathymetry Preliminary soundings near Lisianski Island.

A comparison of Crater Lake and West Rota calderas. (HR)

A cross-section of NW Rota 1 measured by an optical turbidity sensor mounted on a CTD package.

NW Rota 1 EM300 bathymetry.

Preliminary soundings near Lisianski Island.

Newly surveyed data around Maro Reef. 3-D view Lisianski Island data. A digital terrain model of a seamount. A backscatter mosaic.

Newly surveyed data around Maro Reef.

3-D view Lisianski Island data.

A digital terrain model of a seamount.

A backscatter mosaic.

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Multibeam data of Nihoa Island. Bathymetry of the French Frigate Shoals. Nihoa Island nautical chart. Seabeam map of Northampton Seamount.

Multibeam data of Nihoa Island.

Bathymetry of the French Frigate Shoals.

Nihoa Island nautical chart.

Seabeam map of the south and east banks of the eastern Northampton Seamount.

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Bathymetry data collected at the Mariana Arc Bathymetry of three volcanoes Bathymetry of West Rota submarine volcano Kasuga 1 submarine volcano

Bathymetry data collected at the Mariana Arc (HR)

Bathymetry of three volcanoes (HR)

Bathymetry of West Rota submarine volcano (HR)

Kasuga 1 submarine volcano (HR)

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Nikko submarine volcano Venting system on a submarine arc volcano Location of the CTD cast in the Maug caldera Intense plumes near East Diamante submarine volcano

Nikko submarine volcano (HR)

Venting system on a submarine arc volcano (HR)

Location of the CTD cast in the Maug caldera (HR)

Plumes near East Diamante volcano (HR)

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Submarine volcano map Southern Mariana back-arc spreading center Location of hydrothermal vent fields Northwest Rota submarine volcano

East Diamante and Sarigan submarine volcanoes map (HR)

Southern Mariana back-arc spreading center (HR)

Location of hydrothermal vent fields (HR)

Northwest Rota submarine volcano (HR)

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Pencil-beam sonar image of Magic Mountain hydrothermal site. Bathymetric map of Magic Mountain area. SM300 multibeam bathymetry collected at Explorer Ridge. Pencil-beam bathymetry of Magic Mountain area.

Pencil-beam sonar image of Magic Mountain hydrothermal site. (HR)

Bathymetric map of Magic Mountain area. (HR)

SM300 multibeam bathymetry collected at Explorer Ridge. (HR)

Pencil-beam bathymetry of Magic Mountain area. (HR)

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Multibeam bathymetry of Magic Mountain area. CTD transect showing particle cloud over Magic Mountain vent site. Magnetization map of Explorer Ridge. Bathymetric map of Explorer Ridge.

SM2000 multibeam bathymetry of Magic Mountain area. (HR)

Transect showing particle cloud over Magic Mountain vent site. (HR)

Magnetization map of Explorer Ridge. (HR)

Bathymetric map of Explorer Ridge. (HR)

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Particle intensity map of Explorer Ridge. Temperature map of Explorer Ridge region. Map of chemically reactive water from vent sources. High resolution bathymetry collected on ABE's first two dives.

Particle intensity map of Explorer Ridge. (HR)

Temperature map of Explorer Ridge region. (HR)

Map of chemically reactive water from vent sources. (HR)

High resolution bathymetry collected on ABE's first two dives. (HR)

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Cross-section of a hydrothermal plume over Magic Monutain. EM300 bathymetry survey over Explorer Ridge. Map Contour map of Davidson Seamount and dive tracks

Cross-section of a hydrothermal plume over Magic Mountain. (HR)

EM300 bathymetry survey over Explorer Ridge. (HR)

This map shows a wildlife transect .

Contour map of Davidson Seamount and dive tracks.

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Pioneer Seamount map depicting submarine cable Locations of blue whales Pioneer Seamount Cable Multibeam bathymetry of Heceta Bank

Pioneer Seamount map depicting submarine cable

Locations of blue whales

Pioneer Seamount Cable

Multibeam bathymetry of Heceta Bank

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Heceta Bank backscatter and topography Side-lit multibeam bathymetry of Heceta Bank 3-D image of Astoria canyon, looking southeast three dimensional image of Astoria Canyon looking east

Heceta Bank backscatter and topography

Side-lit multibeam bathymetry of Heceta Bank

3-D image of Astoria canyon, looking southeast

Head of Astoria Canyon, looking east

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three dimensional image of Astoria Canyon, looking southwest 3-D image of Astoria Canyon, looking east from mid-canyon two three-dimensional images of Heceta Bank generated from multibeam sonar Data from the bioacoustic profiler

Astoria Canyon, looking southwest

Astoria Canyon, looking east from mid-canyon

3-D maps of Heceta Bank

Data from the bioacoustic profiler

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ROPOS Dive Tract Previous submersible dives conducted around Heceta Bank

ROPOS Dive Tract

Submersible dives conducted around Heceta Bank

Historical 3-D map of Astoria Canyon

Astoria Canyon and Heceta Bank

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Map view of Bathymetry and Earthquakes Astoria Canyon contours Atoll from space

Bathymetry and Earthquakes

Astoria Canyon contours

Atoll from space


Gulf of Mexico

This map shows the ALVIN dive track along the seafloor. The colors on this reflectivity map describe the hardness of the seafloor surface. A computer enhanced multibeam bathymetry map of the northwestern and northern Gulf of Mexico continental shelf and slope. Map of the northern Gulf of Mexico showing the nearly 4,000 active oil and gas platforms.

This map shows the ALVIN dive track along the seafloor.

The colors on this reflectivity map describe the hardness of the seafloor surface.

A computer enhanced multibeam bathymetry map of the northwestern and northern Gulf of Mexico continental shelf and slope.

Map of the northern Gulf of Mexico showing the nearly 4,000 active oil and gas platforms. (HR)

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Bathymetric map of the Gulf of Mexico, with proposed dive sites for Operation Deep-Scope 2005 indicated by red arrows and yellow numbers. The approximate route of the NW Gulf of Mexico cruise. Seabeam image of bathymetry at Diaphus Bank Oblique view of WFGB, looking northward

Bathymetric map of the Gulf of Mexico, with proposed dive sites for Operation Deep-Scope 2005 indicated by red arrows and yellow numbers.

The approximate route of the NOAA Ship Ronald H. Brown during the NW Gulf of Mexico cruise. (HR)

Seabeam image of bathymetry at Diaphus Bank.

Oblique view of WFGB, looking northward.

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A seafloor map of Alderdice Bank Alderdice Bank features two towers of basalt over 60’ tall, and one large elevated region to the east, featuring sponges, gorgonians, and leafy green algae Bright Bank, and underwater salt dome on the continental shelf of the Gulf of Mexico Multibeam image of Mullins Lithoherm.

A seafloor map of Alderdice Bank.

Alderdice Bank features two towers of basalt. (HR)

Bright Bank, and underwater salt dome on the continental shelf of the Gulf of Mexico

Multibeam image of Mullins Lithoherm.

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3-D multibeam image of the Westward view of “Forcepia-land” escarpment. 3-D multibeam image of the Northward view of “Forcepia-land” escarpment. animation of Gulf of Mexico gyre

3-D multibeam image of the Westward view of “Forcepia-land” escarpment.

3-D multibeam image of the Northward view of “Forcepia-land” escarpment.

Gulf of Mexico gyre.

3D map of Gulf of Mexico.

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Gulf of Mexico gyre Pinnacles locator map spacer Yellowtail Reef spacer Drifter map

Gulf of Mexico gyre.

Locator map for Pinnacles area

Relief map of Yellowtail Reef in Pinnacles area

Drifter map

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Tortugas Location map

Tortugas Ecological Reserve Location Map

 

 

 


Alaska

A 3-D perspective generated from our bathymetric mapping of Giacomini (right) and Ely (left). A multi beam image of Ely Seamount, the caldera is visible at the apex of the seamount. Multibeam image of Denson Seamount looking approximately NW. The Swan Surveyor depicting the R/V Atlantis (far right) mapping a section of the ocean floor.

A 3-D perspective generated from our bathymetric mapping of Giacomini (right) and Ely (left).

A multibeam image of Ely Seamount; the caldera is visible at the apex of the seamount. (HR)

Multibeam image of Denson Seamount, looking approximately NW. (HR)

The Swan Surveyor depicting the R/V Atlantis (far right) mapping a section of the ocean floor. (HR)

Arctic Expedition map. Map of the Louis’ track and CTD casts.  2002 Arctic Exploration cruise track Bristol Bay study area

Arctic Expedition map.

Map of the Louis’ track and CTD casts.

2002 Arctic Exploration cruise track.

Bristol Bay study area

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Patton Seamount chain Seabeam bathymetry

Patton Seamount chain

Seabeam bathymetry.


World

Target areas for Biogeography of Chemosynthetic Ecosystems research Bathymetric map showing a global view of the mid-ocean ridge (MOR). Map of the Earth indicating boundaries. Active volcanoes (red dots) define the Pacific Ring of Fire where they form along tectonic plate boundaries.

Map of the world’s ocean showing target areas for Biogeography of Chemosynthetic Ecosystems research.

Bathymetric map showing a global view of the mid-ocean ridge (MOR).

Map of the Earth indicating boundaries.

Active volcanoes (red dots) define the Pacific Ring of Fire where they form along tectonic plate boundaries.

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Distribution of active marine volcanic arcs Current and potential hydrophone sites earthquakes detected by the autonomous array empty globe

Distribution of active marine volcanic arcs (HR)

Current and potential hydrophone sites

Earthquakes detected by the autonomous array

"Empty" GIS Globe

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filled globe GOES View Coral bleaching

Globe filled with GIS data

GOES View

Coral bleaching


Other

Bathymetric map showing the station locations and cruise track of the USCGC Healy during the Hidden Ocean expedition. A multibeam map of the seafloor shows deep depressions, or pockmarks, in dark blue.  Multibeam image displaying sonar data collected by Healy's data acquisition system. Three-dimensional perspective of the seafloor of the Bransfield Strait

Bathymetric map showing the station locations and cruise track of the USCGC Healy during the Hidden Ocean expedition. (HR)

A multibeam map of the seafloor shows deep depressions, or pockmarks, in dark blue.

Multibeam image displaying sonar data collected by Healy's data acquisition system.

Three-dimensional perspective of the seafloor of the Bransfield Strait.

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The geographic names of the study area that were the focus of the Sounds of the Southern Ocean expedition. The research group will fly via Chilean C-130 from Punta Arenas to King George Island. Thunder Bay map Thunder Bay map with side scan sonar tracklines

The geographic names of the study area that were the focus of the Sounds of the Southern Ocean expedition.

The research group will fly via Chilean C-130 from Punta Arenas to King George Island.

Thunder Bay map

Thunder Bay map with side scan sonar tracklines

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The Norwegian and North Sea Storegga slide GIS layers GIS lines

The Norwegian and North Sea

Image of Storegga slide

GIS layers

Vector data

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GIS relief map Algal Bloom monitoring

Raster data

Algal bloom monitoring

 

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