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Access links to our press releases, videos, brochures and the latest news for the Nippon Foundation-GEBCO Seabed 2030 Project.

For further information contact:

The Project Team: enquiries@seabed2030.org

Patrick Orr at Raitt Orr & Associates: patrick@raittorr.co.uk , Tel.: +44 (0)7917 431102

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.
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.

Press releases

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.
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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.

Brochures, documents and publications

Seabed 2030 Project Event: From Vision to Action

Presentations from the Seabed 2030 Project Event: From Vision to Action, held at the Royal Society, London, UK, October 22 2019.

Concept paper on Seabed 2030

Access a paper detailing the background to and need for Seabed 2030.

Mayer, L.; Jakobsson, M.; Allen, G.; Dorschel, B.; Falconer, R.; Ferrini, V.; Lamarche, G.; Snaith, H.; Weatherall, P. The Nippon Foundation—GEBCO Seabed 2030 Project: The Quest to See the World’s Oceans Completely Mapped by 2030. Geosciences 2018, 8, 63.

Seabed 2030 brochure

September 2017

Seabed 2030 Roadmap

June 2017,updated October 2020 - Please note that this is an updated version of the original document that includes an addendum on mapping target resolutions (section 8).