Press releases

The Nippon Foundation-GEBCO Seabed 2030 Project utilizes Blue Insight to optimize seafloor mapping

17 March 2022
Kongsberg Maritime (KM) has collaborated with The Nippon Foundation-GEBCO Seabed 2030 Project to develop and deliver the SeaKoMaP solution, with the unified goal of optimizing the processing of bathymetric data. SeaKoMaP, an acronym which stands for Seabed 2030 Kongsberg Maritime Cloud Processing, will allow Seabed 2030 to use Blue Insight to leverage its extensive alumni network as a means of simplifying some of the many valid processes from data collection to the publishing of seafloor maps.

Tropical seafloor secrets discovered as mission to map world’s entire seabed gains momentum

15 February 2022
Satellite technology has been used to chart shallow areas of the Cook Islands’ seafloor in never-before-seen detail by scientists at the National Institute of Water and Atmospheric Research (NIWA) and Toitū Te Whenua Land Information New Zealand (LINZ). The work was carried out as part of The Nippon Foundation-GEBCO Seabed 2030 Project – a collaborative project aiming to bring together all available bathymetric data to produce the definitive map of the world ocean floor.

The Nippon Foundation-GEBCO Seabed 2030 Project and Global Oceans announce new partnership to map the world’s ocean floor

21 December 2021
A new partnership has been announced between The Nippon Foundation-GEBCO Seabed 2030 Project and Global Oceans. The two parties will work together to further our understanding of ocean bathymetry and contribute to the global effort to produce the definitive map of the ocean floor, complementing the goals of the United Nations Decade of Ocean Science for Sustainable Development. 

New partnership announced between The Nippon Foundation-GEBCO Seabed 2030 Project and the Pan American Institute of Geography and History

16 December 2021
The Nippon Foundation-GEBCO Seabed 2030 Project has announced its newest partnership with the Pan American Institute of Geography and History (PAIGH). The two parties signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) symbolising their commitment to work together to advance our understanding of the world’s ocean, and map the entire ocean floor.