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‘Like Traveling to Another Planet’

Jeff Karson

Jeff Karson

March 8, 2017

Bringing to light spectacular new views of the vastly unexplored landscapes that lie under the waves is the focus of the newly honored book, “Discovering the Deep: A Photographic Atlas of the Seafloor and Ocean Crust” (Cambridge University Press, 2015).

Jeff Karson, professor of Earth sciences, is the lead co-author of the visually stunning volume along with Deborah Kelley, professor of oceanography at the University of Washington; Daniel Fornari, a marine geologist and senior scientist at the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution (WHOI); Michael Perfit, professor of geological sciences at the University of Florida; and Timothy Shank, an associate scientist in biology at WHOI. Read more...