Seabed 2030

NOC data scientist Pauline Weatherall recognised in New Year’s Honours

The National Oceanography Centre congratulates Pauline Weatherall who works at NOC in Liverpool on the award of an MBE for services to bathymetry (sea bed mapping) in the 2023 New Year’s Honours List.

Amount of seafloor mapped rises to 23.4%

Global seafloor areas considered mapped in the GEBCO grid. Grey: mapped areas in the 2021 release. Red: additional coverage in the 2022 release. <em>Image: Nippon Foundation-GEBCO Seabed 2030 Global Center (GDACC) on behalf of Seabed 2030.</em>

The Nippon Foundation-GEBCO Seabed 2030 Project, an international effort to chart the world’s entire ocean floor, has announced an increase in ocean data equating to the size of Europe.