GEBCO meetings 2013

In 2013 the meetings of Joint IHO-IOC Guiding Committee for GEBCO, the Technical Sub-Committee on Ocean Mapping (TSCOM), the Sub-Committee on Regional Undersea Mapping (SCRUM) and Science Day will be held during the week 7th to 11th October at the Istituto di Scienze Marine Consiglio Nazionale delle Ricerche, Venice, Italy. Access documents and information about the meetings.

General documents

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First Circular Letter Adobe PDF of the First Circular Letter for GEBCO's meetings in 2013 (1.8 MB)
Second Circular Letter Adobe PDF of the Third Circular Letter for GEBCO's meetings in 2013 (1.7 MB)
Third Circular Letter Adobe PDF of the Third Circular Letter for GEBCO's meetings in 2013 (423 KB)

Joint IHO-IOC Guiding Committee for GEBCO

The 30th meeting of the GEBCO Guiding Committee will be held on 11th October 2013. Access documents for the meeting.

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Agenda Adobe PDF of the agenda for the 30th meeting of the Joint IHO-IOC Guiding Committee for GEBCO (168 KB) Microsoft Word version of the agenda for the 30th meeting of the Joint IHO-IOC Guiding Committee for GEBCO (126 KB)
The Report of the 29th Joint IHO-IOC Guiding Committee for GEBCO Adobe PDF of the report of the 29th Joint IHO-IOC Guiding Committee meeting for GEBCO (369 KB)
The GEBCO report to the IOC Adobe PDF of the Report of the GEBCO Guiding Committee (2008-2013) to the IOC (267 KB)
The GEBCO report to the IHO Inter-Regional Coordinating Committee (IRCC) Adobe PDF of the 2013 GEBCO Report to the IHO Inter-Regional Coordinating Committee (IRCC) (609 KB)
IHO draft B-7 Adobe PDF of the IHO draft B-7 (594 KB) Microsoft Word version of the IHO draft B-7 (174 KB)
GEBCO Digital Atlas Manager's report Adobe PDF of the GEBCO Digital Atlas Manager's report (516 KB)
IHO Regional Hydrographic Commissions and International Bathymetric Projects spreadsheet Microsoft Excel spreadsheet of the IHO Regional Hydrographic Commissions and International Bathymetric Projects (35 KB)

Technical Sub-Committee on Ocean Mapping (TSCOM) and Sub-Committee on Regional Undersea Mapping (SCRUM)

The joint meetings of TSCOM and SCRUM will be held on 7th and 9th October 2013. Access documents for the meetings.

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TSCOM/SCRUM agenda Adobe PDF of the agenda for TSCOM/SCRUM (186 KB)
TSCOM activities Adobe PDF of the TSCOM activities 2013 report (688 KB)
Cook Book presentation Adobe PDF of the Cook Book Working Group presentation (826 KB)

Working Group documents

Access documents for the meetings of GEBCO's Working Groups.

Working Group  Document  Link
Outreach Working Group Road map for the GEBCO Outreach Program Adobe PDF of the Road map for the GEBCO Outreach Program ( (513 KB)

Science Day

The Eighth GEBCO Science Day will be hosted on 8th October 2013. Access a list of proposed oral and poster presentations and provisional schedule (as of 4th October 2013).

Oral presentations

Time  Title Author(s) *presenting author if not first Affiliation(s) Abstract
09:30 to 11:00 First morning session:
Data sets and compilations
     
09:30
Convene Science Day Paul Elmore, Science Day Chair Naval Research Laboratory, USA  
09:30 to
09:50
Opening remarks and welcome Fabio Trincardi Director, Istituto di Scienze Marine (ISMAR), Venice, Italy  
09:50
to 10:10
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); 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 Dept, Japan Coast Guard, Tokyo, Japan; (15) University of New Hampshire, Center for Coastal and Ocean Mapping/Joint Hydrographic Center, Durham, New Hampshire, USA Adobe PDF of the presentation abstract: IBCSO v1.0 - A new view on Antarctic Bathymetry (53 KB)
10:10
to 10:30
EMODNet Bathymetry: Developing a harmonised digital bathymetry for the European seas Dick Schaap (1); Eric Moussat (2); Benoit Loubrieu (2) (1) MARIS B.V., Voorburg, the Netherlands; (2) Institut Français de Recherche pour L'Exploitation de la Mer (Ifremer), France Adobe PDF of the presentation abstract: EMODNet Bathymetry : developing a harmonised digital bathymetry for the European seas (65 KB)
10:30
to 10:50
What's New in Google Ocean and Making Your Own Ocean Map with Google Maps Engine Jenifer Austin Foulkes (1); Jamie Adams (1); Brian Sullivan (1); Kurt Schwehr (1); David Sandwell (2); Walter Smith (3); Martin Jacobsen (4); Charles Paull (5); Vicki Ferrini & Suzanne Carbotte (6) (1) Google Inc., Mountain View, California, USA; (2) U. of California-San Diego, Scripps Institute of Oceanography, La Jolla, California, USA; (3) NOAA Laboratory for Satellite Altimetry, College Park, Maryland, USA; (4) Dept. of Geological Sciences, Stockholm University, Stockholm, Sweden; (5) The Monterey Bay Aquarium Research Institute (MBARI), Moss Landing, California, USA; (6) Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory, Columbia University, Pallisades, New York, USA Adobe PDF of the presentation abstract: What's New in Google Ocean and Making Your Own Ocean Map with Google Maps Engine (50 KB)
10:50
to
11:00
The Hidden Landscape of the Baltic Sea - Introducing a New Bathymetry Database to the Public Benjamin Hell; Hans Öiås and the Baltic Sea Bathymetry Database working group Swedish Maritime Administration / Baltic Sea Hydrographic Commission Adobe PDF of the presentation abstract: The Hidden Landscape of the Baltic Sea - Introducing a New Bathymetry Database to the Public (91 KB)
11:00
to
11:30
Refreshment break      
11:30
to
12:30
Second Morning Session: Bathymetry Computing I      
11:30
to
11:50
Bringing Ocean Data to the Cloud Timothy Kearns OneOcean Corp, Seattle, Washington USA Adobe PDF of the presentation abstract: Bringing ocean data to the cloud (102 KB)
11:50
to
12:10
Attribution and Tracking Provenance for the GMRT Synthesis. Vicki Ferrini and Suzanne Carbotte Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory,
Columbia University, Palisades, New York, USA
 
12:10 to 12:30 Vertical transformations: expolring a GIS approach Bertrand Baud ESRI, Redlands, California, USA Adobe PDF of the presentation abstract: Vertical Transformations: Exploring a GIS Approach (48 KB)
12:30 to 13:30 Lunch break and Poster Session set-up      
13:30 to 15:00 First afternoon session: Surveys and Explorations      
13:30 to 13:50 Vega 2013: Expedition Greenland Martin Jakobsson Stockholm University, Dept of Geological Science, Stockholm, Sweden  
13:50 to 14:10 Post-seismic crustal movement of the 2011 Tohoku Earthquake and its impacts on hydrographic surveys and charts Yasutaka Katagiri (1), Shin Tani (1) and Tsuyoshi Yoshida (1,2) (1) Hydrographic and Oceanographic Dept, Japan Coast Guard, Tokyo, Japan; (2) Secretariat of the Headquarter for Ocean Policy, Cabinet Secretariat, Tokyo, Japan Adobe PDF of the presentation abstract: Post-seismic crustal  movement of the 2011 Tohoku Earthquake and its impacts on hydrographic surveys  and charts (51 KB)
14:10
to
14:30
Virgin dives of JHOD's new AUVs to a volcanic caldera and new findings Tsuyoshi Yoshida (1,2), Hiroki Minami (1), Taisei Morishita (1), and Shin Tani (1) (1) Hydrographic and Oceanographic Dept, Japan Coast Guard, Tokyo, Japan; (2) Secretariat of the Headquarter for Ocean Policy, Cabinet Secretariat, Tokyo, Japan Adobe PDF of the presentation abstract: Virgin dives of JHOD's new AUVs to a volcanic caldera and new findings (111 KB)
14:30 to 14:50 R/H SABVABAA; Summary of 2012-13 Operations in the High Arctic, and plans for FRAM-2014, 400 days drift over the Alpha Ridge Impact Area John K. Hall (1) and Yngve Kristoffersen (2) (1) Geological Survey of Israel, Jerusalem, Israel; (2) Nansen Environmental and Remote Sensing Center, Bergen, Norway Adobe PDF of the presentation abstract: R/H SABVABAA; Summary of 2012-13 Operations in the High Arctic, and Plans for FRAM-2014, 400 days drift over the Alpha Ridge Impact Area (161 KB)
14:50 to 15:45 Poster Session I; refreshment break, and demonstrations      
15:45 to 17:00 Second afternoon session: Mapping and Bathymetry Computing II      
15:45 to 16:05 Application of Airborne Laser Mapping System for the measurement of rocks which do not cover and rocks which cover and uncover Eunmi Chang (1); HyoHyun Sung (2); Noh Jae-yeong (3); Kim Eun-yeong (4) (1) Ziin Consulting Inc., Seoul, Republic of Korea; (2) Ewha Women’s University, Seoul, Republic of Korea; (3) Korea Hydrographic and Oceanographic Administration, Incheon, Republic of Korea; (4) Geostory Inc., Seoul, Republic of Korea Adobe PDF of the presentation abstract: Application of Airborne Laser Mapping System for the measurement of rocks which do not cover and rocks which cover and uncover (13 KB)
16:05 to 16:25 Active tectonic, morphology and submarine deformation in the northern Gulf of Eilat/Aqaba Gideon Tibor Israel Oceanographic & Limnological Research Center, Haifa, Israel Adobe PDF of the presentation abstract: Active tectonic, morphology and submarine deformation in the northern Gulf of Eilat/Aqaba (49 KB)
16:25
to 16:45
The High Resolution Bathymetry of the Lagoon of Venice: a Base Map for Interdisciplinary Research Federica Foglini, Fantina Madricardo, Aleksandra Kruss, Marco Bajo, Debora Bellafiore, Elisabetta Campiani, Francesca De Pascalis, Christian Ferrarin, Valentina Grande, Erica Keppel, Elisa Leidi, Giuliano Lorenzetti, Francesco Maicu, Giorgia Manfè Francesca Manfrin, Vittorio Maselli, Alessandra Mercorella, Claudio Pellegrini, Antonio Petrizzo, Mariacristina Prampolini, Alessandro Remia, Marzia Rovere, Alessandro Sarretta, Marco Sigovini, Davide Tagliapietra and Fabio Trincardi Istituto di Scienze Marine (ISMAR), Bologna, Italy Adobe PDF of the presentation abstract: The High Resolution Bathymetry of the Lagoon of Venice: a Base Map for Interdisciplinary Research (52 KB)
16:45
to 17:00
Bathymetric Uncertainty Estimation for Interpolators Inherently Lacking this Estimate Paul Elmore and Samantha Zambo Naval Research Laboratory, Marine Geosciences Division, Stennis Space Center, Mississippi, USA Adobe PDF of the presentation abstract: Bathymetric Uncertainty Estimation for Interpolators Inherently Lacking this Estimate (49 KB)
17:00
to 17:15
Magic project: the Italian experience of a common effort of the scientific community to acquire, process, interpret a very large amount HR bathymetric data at a national scale. Francesco Latino Chiocci (1, 2), Daniele Casalbore (2), Eleonora Martorelli (5), Domenico Ridente (2), Andrea Argnani, Luca Gasperini (3), Fabiano Gamberi (3), Michael Marani (3), Marzia Rovere (3), Fabio Trincardi (3) Alessandro Conforti (7), Giovanni De Falco (6), Renato Tonielli (3) Silvia Ceramicola (4), Riccardo Ramella (4) Ester Colizza (5), Cesare Corselli (7), Francesco Fanucci (5), Sebastian Migeon (8), Danilo Morelli (5), Paolo Orrù (9), Maria Rosaria Senatore (11), Attilio Sulli (10) (1) Dipartimento Scienze della Terra, University of Rome, Italy; (2) CNR- L'Istituto di Geologia Ambientale e Geoingegneria, Italy; (3) CNR- Istituto di Scienze Marine, Bologna, Italy; (4) Istituto Nazionale di Oceanografia e di Geofisica Sperimentale, Sgonico, Italy; (5) University of Trieste, Trieste, Italy; (6) CNR- Istituto di Scienze Marine, Genova, Italy; (7) University of Milano–Bicocca, Milano, Italy; (8) Géoazur, Sophia Antipolis, France; (9) University of Cagliari, Cagliari, Italy; (10) University of Palermo, Palermo, Italy; (11) University of Sannio, Sannio, Italy Adobe PDF of the presentation abstract: Magic project: the Italian  experience of a common effort of the scientific community to acquire, process,  interpret a very large amount HR bathymetric data at a national scale. (14 KB)
17:45
to
19:00
Poster Session II
and GEBCO
reception
     

Poster presentations

 Title Author(s) *contributing author if not first Affiliation(s) Abstract/poster
MESHATLANTIC PROJECT: compilation and harmonization bathymetric data in the Atlantic Area D Mata; JL Sanz and LM Agudo Spanish Oceanographic Institute (IEO), Madrid, Spain Abstract Adobe PDF of the poster abstract: MESHATLANTIC PROJECT: compilation and harmonization bathymetric data in the Atlantic Area (50 KB)
Bathymetric uncertainty estimation for interpolators inherently lacking this estimate Paul Elmore; Samantha Zambo and Brian Bourgeios U.S. Naval Research Laboratory, Marine Geosciences Division, Stennis Space Center, Mississippi, USA Abstract Adobe PDF of the poster abstract: Bathymetric uncertainty estimation for interpolators inherently lacking this estimate (48 KB)
The IHO-IOC GEBCO Cook Book: 2013 Progress Report Karen Marks NOAA Laboratory for Satellite Altimetry, College Park, Maryland, USA Poster Adobe PDF of the poster: The IHO-IOC GEBCO Cook Book: 2013 Progress Report (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 Poster Adobe PDF of the poster: Incorporating new satellite data improves marine gravity field (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 Abstract Adobe PDF of the poster abstract: IOBC moves forward with Educational Benefits (49 KB)
Smart Globe with GEBCO Worldmap and gazetteer Jang Hyun An Korea Hydrographic and Oceanographic Administration, Seoul, Republic of Korea Abstract Adobe PDF of the poster abstract: Smart Globe with GEBCO Worldmap and gazetteer (48 KB)
The GEBCO_2013 Grid Pauline Weatherall British Oceanographic Data Centre (BODC), Liverpool, UK Poster Adobe PDF of the poster: The GEBCO_2013 Grid (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 Poster Adobe PDF of the poster: Harmonization of DTM production in EU distributed infrastructures (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 Abstract Adobe PDF of the poster abstract: Indian Ocean Bathymetric Compilation Project (92 KB)
Shared Benefits: Students Lab Visit to National Geophysical Data Center - Marine Geology & 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 Abstract Adobe PDF of the poster abstract: Shared Benefits: Students Lab Visit to National Geophysical Data Center - Marine Geology & Geophysics Division (50 KB)
Artifacts in Gridded Bathymetry Anastasia Abramova and Tatalia Turko Geological Institute, Russian Academy of Science, Moscow, Russia Abstract Adobe PDF of the poster abstract: Artifacts in Gridded Bathymetry (106 KB)
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 Poster Adobe PDF of the poster: CCOM-JHC Summer Hydro 2012: A High-Res Survey under 12 Flags (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 Abstract Adobe PDF of the poster abstract: IBCSO v1.0; a new view on Antarctic Bathymetry (53 KB)


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