- NOAA: who are they, and what do they do?
_ The National Oceanic and Atmosphere Administration.
_They focus on the conditions of the oceans and atmosphere.
2. The intensity of a sonar echo tells scientists what?
_ The depth of the ocean floor and the characteristics of the sea floor.
3. How does an R.O.V. assist scientists?
_ They understand sonar data.
4. Why are these studies important to society?