Texas A&M University
|Winter 1998 / Spring 1999 - Vol. 6, No. 3|
Newly discovered seafloor channels
To the untrained eye, the surface of the seafloor might
look like plain mud.
Measuring the depths
The invention of two instruments -- the echo sounder
and the side-scan sonar -- have allowed oceanographers to "see"
and explore the ocean's floor. More ...