Scientists Look to Space to Map Ocean Floor

October 3, 2014 05:34 PM
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More is known about the surface of Mars than the sea floor of our own planet, eighty percent of which is unmapped. But that’s changing with the release of a new map based on untapped streams of satellite data. As VOA’s Rosanne Skirble reports, this detailed picture of ocean depths has widespread application for science, industry and civil society.