Seabed 2030's Regional and Global Centers

Regional & Global Centers

Seabed 2030 has four Regional Centers who compile bathymetry data for their areas and a Global Center that produces the global GEBCO grid.

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Seabed 2030 Spotlight

MACHC-IOCARIBE Seabed 2030 Webinar Series

Learn about this recent webinar series aimed at improving coordination and cooperation in the Caribbean region.

Latest news

GEBCO Symposium 2021

GEBCO Symposium 2021

19 November 2020
The 2021 GEBCO Symposium will be held virtually, January 11 - 15, 2021. Find out more and how to get involved.
3D-visualization showing the seafloor bathymetry of the previously uncharted Sherard Osborn Fjord

Data from Uncharted Waters Provides Key Insights into Glacial Melting Processes

6 November 2020
New bathymetric and oceanographic data collected by an international team of ocean scientists provide important insights into the processes that are controlling the rapid loss of the Greenland Ice Sheet over the last four decades. The ground-breaking data, published in the Nature Journal Communications Earth & Environment, will be contributed to The Nippon Foundation-GEBCO Seabed 2030 Project, which aims to have the definitive and complete map of the ocean seafloor by 2030.
Area covered by the South and west Pacific Regional Center

Data Manager vacancy at the South and West Pacific Regional Center

30 October 2020
A vacancy is available, for a two-year period, to manage the bathymetry database of the Seabed 2030 South and West Pacific Regional Center, based at the at the New Zealand National Institute of Water and Atmospheric Research (NIWA). The closing data for applications is 29th November 2020.
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MACHC-IOCARIBE Seabed 2030 Webinar Series

28 October 2020
The IHO Meso-American and Caribbean Hydrographic Commission (MACHC) and the IOC of UNESCO Sub-Commission for the Caribbean and Adjacent Regions (IOCARIBE) jointly hosted a four-part webinar series focused on how the region can contribute to the Nippon Foundation - GEBCO Seabed 2030 Project.

Nippon Foundation GEBCO Seabed 2030 Project

Seabed 2030 is a collaborative project between the Nippon Foundation of Japan and the General Bathymetric Chart of the Oceans (GEBCO). It aims to bring together all available bathymetric data to produce the definitive map of the world ocean floor by 2030 and make it available to all.

Some of our People

Martin Jakobsson, Center Co-Head for the Seabed 2030 Arctic and North Pacific Regional Center

Martin Jakobsson

Vice-Chair GEBCO Guiding Committee, Co-head of the Arctic & North Pacific Regional Center; Stockholm University, Sweden.
Larry Mayer, Center Co-Head for the Seabed 2030 Arctic and North Pacific Ocean Regional Center

Larry Mayer

Co-Head of the Arctic and North Pacific Regional Center; CCOM, UNH, USA.
Vicki Ferrini, Head of the Atlantic and Indian Ocean Regional Center; LDEO, Columbia University, USA

Vicki Ferrini

Head of the Atlantic and Indian Ocean Regional Center; LDEO, Columbia University, USA
Kevin Mackay, Head of the South and West Pacific Regional Center; NIWA, New Zealand

Kevin Mackay

Head of the South and West Pacific Regional Center; NIWA, New Zealand
Boris Dorschel, Head of the Southern Ocean Regional Center; AWI, Germany

Boris Dorschel

Head of the Southern Ocean Regional Center; AWI, Germany
Robin Falconer, Immediate past Chair of the GEBCO Guiding Committee, New Zealand

Robin Falconer

Immediate past Chair of the GEBCO Guiding Committee, New Zealand
Rochelle Wigley, Director, Nippon Foundation-GEBCO Training Programme, UNH, USA

Rochelle Wigley

Director, Nippon Foundation-GEBCO Training Programme, UNH, USA

Jennifer Jencks

Jennifer Jencks is the Director of the IHO Data Centre for Digital Bathymetry, which is hosted by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA).