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Saturday, 4 October 2014

Ocean Floor Remapped With Satellites - Thousands of Unmapped Seamounts Found

Ocean Floor Remapped With Satellites - Thousands of Unmapped Seamounts Found

Scientists Discover Thousands Of Uncharted
Mountains Hidden Beneath The Sea, Huffington Post
http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2014/10/04/thousands-sea-mountains-discovered_n_5929880.html

The web site is “Exploring Ocean Tectonics from Space.”
http://topex.ucsd.edu/grav_outreach/

The paper is

Sandwell, D. T., R. D. Müller, W. H. F. Smith,
E. Garcia, and R. Francis, 2014, New global
marine gravity model from CryoSat-2 and Jason-1
reveals buried tectonic structure. Science. vol. 346,
no. 6205, pp. 65-67.
http://www.sciencemag.org/content/346/6205/65

Their mapping of the extinct spreading ridge
and associated transform faults within the
Gulf of Mexico is also quite important.

Yours,

Paul H.