seabed mapping

A quarter of the ocean floor is now mapped

Imagery based on the GEBCO_2023 global bathymetric grid,
  • The amount of seafloor mapped has risen to 24.9%.
  • The global effort behind mapping the world’s entire ocean floor before the end of the decade is being spearheaded by Seabed 2030.

Global project to map ocean floor by 2030 gets underway

The Nippon Foundation this week announced that the Nippon Foundation-GEBCO (General Bathymetric Chart of the Oceans) Seabed 2030 project is now under way.