Sea-Kit have recently been able to gather invaluable bathymetric data by kind permission of the mission sponsors. Members of the Seabed 2030 alumni team worked remotely on a 24/7 shift rota to; plan the data gathering mission, monitor the sonar, execute the data gathering and process the data.
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On World Hydrography Day, The Nippon Foundation-GEBCO Seabed 2030 Project, has announced the inclusion of 14.5 million square kilometres of new bathymetric data in the latest GEBCO Grid. Nearly a fifth of the world's entire ocean floor has now been mapped.
Schmidt Ocean Institute Maps One Million Square Kilometers of Seafloor and Joins Monumental Mapping Initiative
It has just been announced that the Schmidt Ocean Institute has come together with The Nippon Foundation-GEBCO Seabed 2030 Project for the joint signing of a Memorandum of Understanding to share all of its collected mapping data with the project.
On 1st December 2019, The Nippon Foundation-GEBCO Seabed 2030 Project officially welcomed new Project Director Jamie McMichael-Phillips, former UK Deputy National Hydrographer and naval officer.
Seabed 2030 colleages are attending the AGU Fall Meeting 2019 this week from 9th - 13th December in San Fransisco, getting involved in seabed mapping sessions 'Beyond Hydrography: Seafloor Mapping as Critical Data for Understanding our Oceans'.