Ocean mapping and graphics with expert contribution from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration. Previously unpublished 3D views and images of the oceans developed by NOAA will help reveal the amazing structure of the oceans. The huge impact the ocean has on the land we live is evident from the topical issues presented, these include hurricanes, pollution, tsunamis, and sea level rise. Man's history with the sea is also outlined from old sea charts and wrecks to the latest in submersible technology, satellite imagery and echo sounding. Find out about the dramatic physical nature of the oceans, how man has explored and observed the oceans and what the future holds for the oceans.