Third Seabed 2030 Arctic – Antarctic – North Pacific Mapping Meeting, 15-16th December 2020
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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.
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.
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.
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A Memorandum of Understanding has been signed between the Seabed 2030 Project and IIC Technologies Ltd. The MOU establishes a new partnership between Seabed 2030 and IIC Technologies in recognition that both parties are working to increase our understanding of the global oceans.
The Nippon Foundation-GEBCO Seabed 2030 Project has today signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with REV Ocean, to work together to advance understanding of the ocean floor and support the United Nation’s Decade of Ocean Science for Sustainable Development.
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.