Using the sonar systems on the RV Southern Surveyor, we've mapped the 'continental margin' between Brisbane and Byron to research landslides and tsunamis.

Associate Professor Tom Hubble from the University of Sydney’s School of Geosciences has utilised the sonar systems on the CSIRO’s former Marine National Facility vessel Southern Surveyor to map the continental margin and undertake research into landslides and tsunamis.

So what does the continental margin look like?

Check out this 3D fly over of the section that’s been mapped between Brisbane and Byron Bay.