Archives November 2013


Launch of the Great Barrier Reef Bathymetry

“Un-mappable” Great Barrier Reef finally mapped! German and Australian scientists today launched a set of groundbreaking, high resolution, shallow water topography maps for the entire Great Barrier Reef. These world-first digital maps of the coral reefs, using satellite derived depth (bathymetry) techniques, are a critical step towards identifying, managing and essentially preserving and protecting what …


EOMAP wins Copernicus Masters 2013 challenge

EOMAP wins Copernicus Masters 2013 challenge EOMAP wins this years Copernicus Masters cloud computing challenge with the idea of “Operational Satellite-Derived Bathymetry Service – Rapid, spatial, validated”. “EOMAP provides an innovative way to ascertain underwater depth in coastal waters as a service for industry and the public sector. It can be made available on-demand anywhere …