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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 Project Director Jamie McMichael-Phillips (left) and NORBIT UK and Middle East Director John Fraser

Seabed 2030 and NORBIT Oceans join forces to accelerate global ocean mapping efforts

18 May 2023
The global effort inspiring the complete mapping of the world’s ocean floor - The Nippon Foundation-GEBCO Seabed 2030 Project - has announced its newest partnership with NORBIT Oceans, a leading provider of underwater imaging and mapping technology. The parties will work together to advance the field of ocean science, and obtain a complete map of the entire ocean floor. 

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