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By Boris Dorschel,Andrew J. Wheeler,Xavier Monteys,Koen Verbruggen

ISBN-10: 9048193753

ISBN-13: 9789048193752

Presented in an available, undemanding structure, this atlas units out all of the significant good points printed in the course of one of many greatest ever deep-sea mapping campaigns. a distinct perception into the morphology of the seabed alongside the continental margin of the North-East Atlantic, it unearths for the 1st time many positive factors that experience hitherto been hidden underneath the waves. it truly is organised either thematically and through zone, with the ocean flooring and its organic hotspots – parts of excessive biodiversity equivalent to seamounts – proven at a solution impossible prior to. The atlas provides every little thing from submarine canyons to coral carbonate mounds, utilizing electronic terrain types generated from multibeam facts and pictures taken from unmanned deep-water autos (ROVs).

The full-colour imagery contains electronic 3-dimensional seabed maps in addition to the pictures, with concise textual content descriptions and subject packing containers used to spotlight and clarify the geological, organic and hydrographical gains, as well as their value and context within the deep-sea realm. along the wealth of heritage details and subject bins on precise highlights, large online assets hyperlink the reader to complete facts units and GIS destinations, whereas feedback for extra analyzing aspect to ongoing learn highlights. it is a attention-grabbing source that would be of use to a person focused on off-shore and underwater actions, even if medical or commercial.

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