Homeward Bound… Big Data Reveals Geology of World's Ocean Floor

Lithology globe Aus Ant viewThe 2015 Ocean Innovation (OI) conference takes place in St. John’s, Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada during October and focuses on “mapping our oceans.” For each OI conference, a special issue of The Journal of Ocean Technology (JOT) that complements the conference’s theme is released. A series of essays, peer review technical papers, and columns are included and this month’s edition features Prof Dietmar Müller’s piece ‘Big Data Reveals Geology of World’s Ocean Floor‘, in its Homeward Bound column, about the recently-published ocean sediment map made by Dr Adriana Dutkiewicz, Prof Müller, and colleagues.