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

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Latest news

Press releases

Seabed 2030 and PGGM logo

New partnership announced between Seabed 2030 and Brazil’s Marine Geology and Geophysics Program

30 September 2022
The Nippon Foundation-GEBCO Seabed 2030 Project has announced a new partnership with the Brazilian Program of Marine Geology and Geophysics (PGGM). The two parties signed a memorandum of understanding to strengthen the collaborative work being undertaken to further our understanding of ocean bathymetry and contribute to the global effort to produce the definitive map of the ocean floor.
Screenshot of Absolute Ocean portal

Seabed 2030 enters new partnership with Terradepth in a collaboration that will boost project’s crowdsourcing initiatives

13 July 2022
Terradepth and The Nippon Foundation-GEBCO Seabed 2030 project have announced a new partnership which will utilize Terradepth's geospatial data portal known as Absolute Ocean. Seabed 2030 will use Absolute Ocean as a data visualization and exploration tool as part of the international effort to map the entire ocean floor. The announcement was made on the heels of the 2022 United Nations Ocean Conference in Lisbon, Portugal.

Brochures, documents and publications

Reports from research conducted by NLA International, as commissioned by Seabed 2030.






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).



Seabed 2030 'In-Depth' Newsletter