Flight paths over the unmapped ocean

Coverage of ships tracklines along which bathymetric depth measurements have been made in the Indian Ocean area west of Australia

News and events — March 2017

An assessment of ocean depth knowledge underneath commercial airline routes shows just how much of the seafloor remains unknown.

Access an ‘opinion paper’ on airline flight paths over the unmapped ocean.

Smith, W. H. F., K. M. Marks, and T. Schmitt (2017), Airline flight paths over the unmapped ocean, Eos, 98, https://doi.org/10.1029/2017EO069127. Published on 08 March 2017.


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