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Question Set: Using Technology to Map the Ocean Floor

NGSS Crosscutting Concepts:

  1. Explain how mapping with single beam sonar is different from swath mapping.
     
  2. Why do you think our seafloor box simulation modeled the use of sonar rather than another sea floor mapping technique such as LiDAR or satellite mapping?
Exploring Our Fluid Earth, a product of the Curriculum Research & Development Group (CRDG), College of Education. University of Hawaii, 2011. This document may be freely reproduced and distributed for non-profit educational purposes.