arctic mapping


GIS Data

Seabed surveys in the Canadian Arctic are done using using multi-beam sonar, sweep multi-transducer sweep systems and airborne laser bathymetry systems. Image: Canadian Hydrographic Service (CHS).Seabed surveys in the Canadian Arctic are done using using multi-beam sonar, sweep multi-transducer sweep systems and airborne laser bathymetry systems. Image: Canadian Hydrographic Service (CHS).

Why the Canadian Arctic Needs to be Mapped

The Canadian Hydrographic Service is in charge of mapping the Canadian Arctic, but they’ve only gotten about 10% of the way through Canada’s Arctic holdings.