After 9 years of gathering, cleaning, processing and interpolating data, we are very excited to announce the release of IBCSO Version 2. Approximately 1,500 datasets from more than 20 countries and over 80 organizations were combined to produce the...
International Bathymetric Chart of the Southern Ocean (IBCSO)
IBCSO is the authoritative map of the Southern Ocean with the largest database of depth measurements. With billions of soundings contributed by organisations across the globe, it portrays the Southern Ocean seafloor in so-far unprecedented detail.
IBCSO is a regional mapping initiative of the General Bathymetric Chart of the Oceans (GEBCO). It is closely associated with and supported by the Nippon Foundation – GEBCO Seabed 2030 Project (Seabed 2030).
GEBCO is a project under the auspice of the International Hydrographic Organization (IHO) and the Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission (IOC) of UNESCO. Furthermore, IBCSO is an Expert Group of the Scientific Committee on Antarctic Research (SCAR).
We are delighted to announce that Seabed 2030 will be hosting an Official Side Event at the upcoming UN Ocean Conference in Lisbon. We cordially invite you to join us for this high-level panel session to discuss the benefits of ocean mapping from a...
What is bathymetry and the aim of exploring the seafloor? An interview with Boris Dorschel and WDR (in German).
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