The International Hydrographic Organization/Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission publication B-7, "Guidelines for the General Bathymetric Chart of the Oceans", details the organisational structure of GEBCO and provides information on the management of bathymetric data.
Please note: This publication is currently under revision.
Terms of reference and rules of procedure for GEBCO's committees
- Joint IHO-IOC Guiding Committee for GEBCO (149 KB)
- Sub-Committee on Regional Undersea Mapping (SCRUM) (69 KB)
- Technical Sub-Commitee on Ocean Mapping (TSCOM) (211 KB)
- Sub-Committee on Undersea Feature Names (SCUFN) (42 KB)
Guidelines and nomenclature for undersea feature names
Guidelines and nomenclature are contained in IHO-IOC Publication B-6 "Standardisation of Undersea Feature Names", this is available from GEBCO's web site.
A copy of this document can be accessed from the GEBCO Gazetteer of Undersea Feature Names web page.