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NOAA Photo Library Image - ship3227

A green laser water penetration system devised by Sylvania Electronic Systems in the late 1970's. Although advertised for fisheries use, this technology has evolved into LIDAR, a system for measuring shallow-water bathymetry and also for into a rapid terrain mapping technique. In: Farooq Hussain, 1970, "Living Underwater, " p. 87. Library Call Number GC65 H8 1970b.

Image ID: ship3227, Voyage To Inner Space - Exploring the Seas With NOAA Collect
Photographer: Archival Photography by Steve Nicklas, NOS, NGS

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