Bathymetry data displayed in Google EarthGEBCO_08 Grid is displayed in Google Earth

News and events — February 2009

The GEBCO_08 Grid, GEBCO's recently released 30 arc-second global bathymetric grid, has been used in Google Earth 5.0 as a foundation layer for its global 3D model showing the shape of the seafloor.

The grid has been developed by combining quality-controlled ship-track soundings with interpolation between the soundings guided by satellite-derived gravity data.

Find out more about GEBCO's gridded bathymetric data sets and how to access the GEBCO_08 Grid.

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