Great Barrier Reef: finally on the (digital) map

The first complete, high resolution digital map of the Great Barrier Reef has been produced by a group of researchers from Australia and Germany.

Researchers from James Cook and Queensland Universities, alongside Germany-based aquatic remote-sensing company EOMAP, used space-borne satellites to capture previously “unmappable” areas of the reef.

The results will improve understanding of the reef, assisting in the management and protection of this World Heritage Site.

Read more at University of Queensland; James Cook University