The Inbis Channel, The Most Veritable Submarine Cartography


A scientific proposal recounts for the elemental time the submarine cartography of an escalated system in the Inbis channel which envelopes tens of kilometers in the northwestern area of the Barents Sea, in the Arctic Ocean.

This channel is one of the scarce submarine valleys in polar latitudes that maintained its geological architecture in the course of Last Glacial Maximum (LGM), several undisclosed topography in our planet are beneath oceanic waters. Presently sea floors and Polar Regions structured to big perimeters for research in the branch of Earth sciences. In this reference, the entreaty of forward looking technologies in scientific campaigns in distinctive GPS, escalated resolution multibeam bathymetry, 2D and 3D reflection, seismic imaging, remotely operated underwater vehicle (ROV), was an intentional insurrection that widened the accuracy of bathymetry maps in sea floors.

The Inbis channel, interfan Bear Island and Storfjorden, is situated in the northern western side of the Barents Sea, in Bear Island, in the Norwegian archipelago of Svalbard Islands. Its leading is situated in the continental shelf -about 500 meters deep, and its furthermost part proffers to 2,500 meters below the water surface. Inbis is appraised as atypical deep marine channel in polar latitudes which was established in the region of the continental margin amidst two vital trough mouth fans (TMFs) observes José Luis Casamor, co-director of the Oceanographic campaign.

In the timespan of thousands of years, the submarine relief of this channel has been contoured by the action of varied geological procedures in polar margins.