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Launch of the Nippon Foundation-GEBCO Seabed 2030 Project
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The Nippon Foundation and GEBCO are pleased to announce the launch of Seabed 2030. This project aims to facilitate the complete mapping of the ocean floor by the year 2030. [more]

Access an Eos article high-lighting that much of the seafloor remains unknown — March 2017
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An assessment of ocean depth knowledge underneath commercial airline routes shows just how much of the seafloor remains unknown.

Access an ‘opinion paper’ in Eos on airline flight paths over the unmapped ocean. [more]

Update on the GEBCO-NF Team in the Shell Ocean Discovery XPRIZE competition — February 2017
Home page of the GEBCO-NF team's web site The GEBCO-NF team has been announced as one of 21 semi-finalists that have advanced to Round 1 of the Shell Ocean Discovery XPRIZE competition. [more]
Entries sought for 2017 Training Programme
Nippon Foundation and GEBCO logos Applications are now sought for entry onto the Nippon Foundation/GEBCO Training Programme in 2017. The 12-month course, leading to a Postgraduate Certificate in Ocean Bathymetry (PCOB), is held at the University of New Hampshire, USA. Find out more and how to apply. [more]
Video from the Forum — January 2017
Video from the Forum for Future Ocean Floor Mapping We are happy to announce the release of a short video that is a product of last year's Forum for Future Ocean Floor Mapping. The video includes excerpts from the forum and from interviews with several community members. [more]
GEBCO - NF team in ocean floor challenge — January 2017
Nippon Foundation and GEBCO logos A team of graduate fellows from The Nippon Foundation GEBCO Postgraduate Certificate in Ocean Bathymetry (PCOB) Training Programme, are taking part in the $7million Shell Ocean Discovery XPRIZE. Find out more from our recent press release [more]

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