A Three-Dimensional Mapping of the Ocean Based on Environmental Data
The existence, sources, distribution, circulation, and physicochemical nature of macroscale oceanic water bodies have long been a focus of oceanographic inquiry. Building on that work, this paper describes an objectively derived and globally comprehensive set of 37 distinct volumetric region units, called ecological marine units (EMUs).
Type: Staff Publications
Author: Roger G. Sayre, Dawn J. Wright, Sean P. Breyer, Kevin A. Butler, Keith Van Graafeiland, Mark J. Costello, Peter T. Harris, Kathleen L. Goodin, John M. Guinotte, Zeenatul Basher, Maria T. Kavanaugh, Patrick N. Halpin, Mark E. Monaco, Noel Cressie, Peter Aniello, Charles E. Frye, Drew Stephens
Year of publication: 2017