Annual GEBCO Bathymetric Science Day
The GEBCO Bathymetric Science Day is held every year during GEBCO's meetings. It consists of oral presentations and poster displays and attendance is open to all. We welcome contributions on topics relating to ocean-floor mapping and its applications.
In 2014, GEBCO Science Day will be held as a session of the American Geophyscial Union (AGU) Fall Meeting, 15 - 19th December 2014, San Francisco, USA.
The session is titled: New Perspectives on Seafloor Morphology from High-Resolution Ocean Mapping and will be held on Wednesday 17th December.
Find out more about the presentations given at GEBCO's Science Days.
Hosted at the Istituto di Scienze Marine in Venice, Italy, on 8th October 2013.
|MESHATLANTIC PROJECT: compilation and harmonization bathymetric data in the Atlantic Area||D Mata, JL Sanz and LM Agudo; Spanish Oceanographic Institute (IEO), Madrid, Spain||(3 MB)|
|The IHO-IOC GEBCO Cook Book: 2013 Progress Report||Karen Marks; NOAA Laboratory for Satellite Altimetry, College Park, Maryland, USA||(5 MB)|
|Incorporating new satellite data improves marine gravity field||Karen M. Marks (1), Walter HF Smith (1) and David T Sandwell (2); (1) NOAA Laboratory for Satellite Altimetry, College Park, MD USA; (2) U. of California-San Diego, Scripps Institute of Oceanography, La Jolla, California, USA||(7 MB)|
|IOBC moves forward with Educational Benefits||Karolina Chorzewska; Nippon Foundation / GEBCO Training Program 2012- 2013 scholar; U. of New Hampshire, Durham, NH, USA and Polish Navy Hydrographic Support Squadron, Poland||(6 MB)|
|Smart Globe with GEBCO Worldmap and gazetteer||Jang Hyun An; Korea Hydrographic and Oceanographic Administration, Seoul, Republic of Korea||(1 MB)|
|The GEBCO_2013 Grid||Pauline Weatherall; British Oceanographic Data Centre (BODC), Liverpool, UK||(2 MB)|
|Harmonization of DTM production in EU distributed infrastructures||T.Schmitt (1), E. Moussat (2) and B. Loubrieu (2); (1) Service Hydrographique et Océanographique de la Marine (SHOM), Brest, France; (2) Institut Français de Recherche pour L'Exploitation de la Mer (Ifremer), Issy-les-Moulineaux, France||(656 KB)|
|Indian Ocean Bathymetric Compilation Project||Rochelle Wigley; University of New Hampshire, Center for Coastal and Ocean Mapping/Joint Hydrographic Center, Durham, New Hampshire, USA||(3 MB)|
|Shared Benefits: Students Lab Visit to National Geophysical Data Center - Marine Geology and Geophysics Division||Htike Htike, Takafumi Hashimoto and Karolina Chorzewska; Nippon Foundation /GEBCO scholars; University of New Hampshire, Center for Coastal and Ocean Mapping/Joint Hydrographic Center, Durham, New Hampshire, USA||(7 MB)|
|Artifacts in Gridded Bathymetry||Anastasia Abramova; Geological Institute, Russian Academy of Science, Moscow, Russia||(1.7 MB)|
|CCOM-JHC Summer Hydro 2012: A High-Res Survey under 12 Flags||A. Berry (UK); Y. Cezairli (Turkey); M. Chowdhury (Bangladesh); C. Englert (USA); P. Gunasinghage (Sri Lanka); X. Guo (China); N. Hassan (Malaysia); G.Masetti (Italy); H. Minami (Japan); T. Nguyen (Vietnam); S. Thein (Myanmar); B. Welton (USA); M. Wilson (USA); A. Armstrong (USA); S. Dijkstra (The Netherlands); B. Smith (USA); E. Terry (USA); University of New Hampshire, Center for Coastal and Ocean Mapping/Joint Hydrographic Center, Durham, New Hampshire, USA||(728 KB)|
|IBCSO v1.0 — a new view on Antarctic Bathymetry||Jan Erik Arndt (1), Hans Werner Schenke (1), Martin Jakobsson (2), Frank O. Nitsche (3), Gwen Buys (4), Bruce Goleby (5), Michele Rebesco (6) Fernando Bohoyo (7), Jongkuk Hong (8), Jenny Black (9), Rudolf Greku (10), Gleb Udintsev (11), Felipe Barrios (12), Walter Reynoso-Peralta (13), Morishita Taisei (14) and Rochelle Wigley (15); (1) Alfred Wegener Institute for Polar and Marine Research, Bremerhaven, Germany; (2) Stockholm University, Department of Geological Science, Stockholm, Sweden; (3) Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory of Columbia University, Palisades, New York, USA; (4) British Antarctic Survey, Cambridge, UK; (5) Geoscience Australia, Canberra, ACT, Australia; (6) Istituto Nazionale di Oceanografia e di Geofisica Sperimentale, Sgonico, Italy; (7) Instituto Geológico y Minero de España, Madrid, Spain; (8) Korean Polar Research Institute, Incheon, South Korea; (9) Institute of Geological and Nuclear Sciences, Lower Hutt, New Zealand; (10) Institute of Geological Sciences, Kiev, Ukraine; (11) Vernadsky Institute of Geochemistry and Analytical Chemistry, Moscow, Russia; (12) Servicio Hidrográfico y Oceanográfico, Valparaiso, Chile; (13) Servicio de Hidrografía Naval, Buenos Aires, Argentina; (14) Hydrographic and Oceanographic Department, Japan Coast Guard, Tokyo, Japan; (15) University of New Hampshire, Center for Coastal and Ocean Mapping/Joint Hydrographic Center, Durham, New Hampshire, USA||External link to poster: doi.pangaea.de/ 10.1594/PANGAEA.805735|
Hosted by the Directing Committee of the International Hydrographic Bureau at the Salle du Ponant, Monaco, on 2nd October 2012.
Hosted on 4th October 2011 at the Scripps Institution of Oceanography, La Jolla, California, USA.
Hosted on 15th September 2010 by the Peruvian Directorate of Hydrography, Callao, Peru.
Held at Oceanopolis, Brest, France on 29th September 2009.
Hosted by Hydrographic and Oceanographic Department, Japan Coast Guard, Tokyo, Japan.
28th May 2008.
Hosted by Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory, Columbia University, Palisades, New York, USA.
12th September 2007
|Two Hundred Years of the US Survey of the Coast||Skip Theberge, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), USA|
|Lamont in the History of Global Ocean Mapping||John Diebold, Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory (LDEO), USA|
|A hovercraft for geophysical investigations in the inaccessible high Arctic||John K Hall, Geological Survey of Israel (Retired)|
|An overview on the MGDS, automatic data exchange with NGDC and our experiences with web services||Suzanne Carbotte, LDEO, USA|
|An introduction to the Global Multi-Resolution Topography synthesis - approach and lessons learned||Bill Ryan, LDEO, USA|
|A sea bottom landslide identified at a foot of a volcano||Shin Tani, Japan Secretariat for Ocean Policy, Japan|
|Indonesian Tsunameter||Djoko Hartoyo, Indonesia Technology Center for Marine Survey, Indonesia|
|The IBCSO data compilation Southern Ocean GIS (SOGIS): data management and processing perspectives||Norbert Ott, Alfred Wegener Institute for Polar and Marine Research (AWI), Germany|
|GeoMapApp - a web service enabled tool for visualization and analysis of multi-disciplinary marine geoscience data||Andrew Goodwillie, LDEO, USA|
|Experiences using Google Earth to serve marine geoscience data||Vicki Ferrini, LDEO, USA|
Hosted by Alfred Wegener Institute for Polar and Marine Research, Bremerhaven, Germany.
15 June 2006
|Finding the Depth of the Oceans - Comments on Early Endeavours mainly in Polar Regions||Reinhard A. Krause, Dipl. Phys., Alfred Wegener Institute for Polar and Marine Research (AWI), Bremerhaven, Germany|
|Otto Krümmel (1854- 1912) German Pioneer of Oceanography and Contributor to the first GEBCO Edition||Gerhard Kortum, IfM-GEOMAR (retired), Germany|
|PANGAEA – Open access library for georeferenced data||Hannes Grobe, Rainer Sieger, AWI, Bremerhaven, Germany
Michael Diepenbrock, Nicolas Dittert and Uwe Schindler, MARUM, University Bremen, Germany
|Application of geographical information standards and internet technologies to distributed marine data management systems : Example of the Ifremer/Sismer Data Portal.||Eric Moussat, Benoît Loubrieu, Gilbert Maudire and Mikael Treguer, Ifremer, France|
|Exploring global bathymetry via the web||William B. F. Ryan, Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory (LDEO), USA|
|Ten years as a Bathymetric Data Centre at the Bundesamt fuer Seeschifffahrt und Hydrographie (BSH) – Status and Outlook||Volkmar Leimer, Bundesamt fur Seeschifffahrt und Hydrographie (BSH), Germany|
|Bathymetric-Topographic Data for Visualizations: Engaging the Public||Christopher Fox and Dr. Peter W. Sloss, National Geophysical Data Center (NGDC), USA|
|How rapidly can we respond to an urgent need? Producing a bathymetric map of the 2004 tsunami area||
David Monahan, Michelle Weiratmueller, Center for Coastal and Ocean Mapping (CCOM), University of New Hampshire (UNH), USA and Brian Heap, National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency (NGA), USA
|Integration of bathymetric data into existing digital terrain models (DTM)||Ingo Kruse, Institut für Kartographie und Geoinformatik, Universität Hannover, Germany|
|History and Value of Multibeam Echo-Sounder Surveys around Japan — Some Scientific Outcomes and Ship-of-Opportunity Experiences||Shin Tani, Government of Japan, Tokyo, Japan|
|Convergent Continental Margin Tectonics Revealed by Bathymetric Mapping||Wilhelm Weinrebe, Leibniz-Institute of Marine Sciences IFM-GEOMAR, Germany|
|The Yermak Slide, Artic Ocean||Daniel Winkelmann, W. Jokat, F. Niessen, R. Stein, Alfred Wegener Institute, Germany|
|Harmonizing data of different origins as an optimal way to model ocean floor geomorphology||Gleb B. Udintsev, Vernadsky Institute of Geochemistry, Moscow, Russia
Hans Werner Schenke, AWI, Germany
|Tsunami Inundation Grid Development||Christopher Fox, Lisa A. Taylor, Barry W. Eakins, Robin W. Warnken, Kelly S. Carignan, George F. Sharman, David C. Schoolcraft, and Peter W. Sloss,
National Geophysical Data Center (NGDC), USA
|Development of Tsunami Computational Portal||Harry Yeh and Cherri Pancake, Oregon State University, USA|
|Training and Education in Hydrography||Heinrich Hinze, AWI, Germany|
|Bathymetric mapping of the Cape Verde basin with the use of different data sources||Nataliya Turko, Geological Institute of the Russian Academy of Sciences, Russia|
|North Fiji Basin, Nippon Foundation/GEBCO student project contour chart, 1:250,000, based on data provided by Ifremer||S. Sharma, GEBCO student, Center for Coastal and Ocean Mapping (CCOM), University of New Hampshire (UNH), USA|
|Rottnest Island, Western Australia, preliminary habitat map, 1:12,500||S. Sharma, GEBCO student, CCOM/UNH, USA|
|Tonga Kermadec Arc, submersible dives on the Brothers Volcano||C. de Ronde et al.|
|Tsunami inundation grid development, principally bathymetry and topography of Myrtle Beach, South Carolina, poster||Lisa Taylor et al, National Geophyiscal Data Center (NGDC), USA|
|GEBCO World Ocean Bathymetry, Mercator 1:30,000,000||Jakobsson et al. (GEBCO world map editorial board)|
|How rapidly can we respond to an urgent need? Producing a bathymetry map of the 2004 tsunami area.||Bashir et al., Nippon Foundation/GEBCO students, CCOM, UNH, USA|
|The Mediterranean Sea as you have never seen it: results from recent systematic swath mapping, poster. Maps of the Western and Eastern Mediterranean Sea. Data on 500m grid, plotted at 1:2,000,000 scale .||Jean Mascle et al., France|
|How well can satellite altimetry resolve seamounts?||K. M. Marks and W. H. F. Smith, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), USA|
|Nautilus web portal: a gateway to Ifremer observation data, poster. June 2006.
||Ifremer, Brest, France|
|Cartography of the Bay of Douarnenez (Brittany, France), poster.||C. S. Le Bris, C. Augris and J-P Mazé, Ifremer, France|
|Bathymetry of the North-east Atlantic. Scale 1:2,400,000.||S. Monti, J-C Sibuet, B. Loubrieu and J-P Mazé, Ifremer, France|
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