The three sponsoring organizations of the Seabed 2030 Project (the Nippon Foundation, International Hydrographic Organization (IHO) and the Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission (IOC)) recently met at the IHO Secretariat offices in Monaco to discuss progress on the project and to plan the strategy for the coming year.
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The GEBCO-Nippon Foundation Alumni Team has confirmed the successful completion of its first 24-hour sea-trials, in preparation for the final round of the Shell Ocean Discovery XPRIZE.
Students of the Nippon Foundation – GEBCO Training Programme at the University of New Hampshire recently took part in a news programme of WCVB-TV Channel 5, Boston, USA – highlighting the need to better map our global ocean floor.
On World Hydrography Day, The Nippon Foundation-GEBCO Seabed 2030 Project is pleased to launch this short film, restating our commitment to mapping the entirety of the World’s ocean floor by 2030 and setting out how you can contribute to the Project’s success.
The GEBCO-Nippon Foundation Alumni Team has progressed to the final round of the Shell Ocean Discovery XPRIZE, a global competition challenging teams to advance deep-sea technologies for ocean floor exploration.
At a press conference, held on 20 February in Tokyo, the Chairman of The Nippon Foundation, Mr. Yohei Sasakawa, has announced that The Nippon Foundation – GEBCO Seabed 2030 Project is now operational.
Access a paper, published in the journal 'Geoscience', detailing the background to and need for Seabed 2030.
Nippon Foundation-GEBCO Seabed 2030 Project teams up with Fugro to kick start crowd sourced data contributions
The Nippon Foundation-GEBCO Seabed 2030 Project is teaming up with Fugro, one of the world’s leading private sector off-shore survey companies, to help map the entire ocean floor by 2030.