Chief Scientist, Dr. Peter Rona

Chief Scientist, Dr. Peter Rona explains to me how mapping the Hudson Canyon may impact the underwater, Trans-Atlantic fiber-optic telecommunication cables. These are the telephone connections that run from NYC, all the way across the Atlantic Ocean. Image courtesy of Hudson Canyon Cruise 2002, NOAA/OER.

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Hudson Canyon Cruise 2002

Hudson Canyon Cruise 2002: Sept 8 Log

NOAA Ocean Explorer Gallery