Showing posts with the label How Close Are We to Completely Mapping the Ocean?
We have explored forests, deserts, the Arctic, and even the moon. But one place is still largely unauthorized. Our oceans cover about 70% of the Earth's surface, but we know much more about the geography of Mars than what is at the bottom of the ocean. But that could change. People all over the world are finally seeking to reveal the secrets of our deep seas for both scientific and economic benefits. So, how close are we to fully mapping the ocean? People have been moving to the oceans for thousands of years to find out how deep our oceans are. It basically involves tying the weight with a long rope and throwing it on the side of the boat. The fact is that we discovered the deepest part of the ocean, the Mariana Trench. Since then we've clearly evolved with our technology, and in fact already used satellites to map the entire ocean. kind of. The way they do ocean satellite mapping, they use ultimatums. Because a satellite is passing over an orbit, if the height of a rock, or a