High-tech mapping to help Tuvalu adapt to rising seas

High-tech mapping over Tuvalu in the last week is expected to provide comprehensive data which will help it adapt to rising seas. 

The geotech firm Fugro is using a small plane to map the coastal seafloor and the elevation of the land using sophisticated sensors.

The plane has been flying out of Funafuti and, like a harvester over a field of wheat, it slowly goes over the entire island in parallel lines collecting data and high resolution photos.

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