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The following are links to associated organisations, projects and useful data sets

Associated organisations and groups

  • International Hydrographic Organization (IHO)
  • Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission (IOC)
  • IHO Inter-Regional Coordination Committee (IHO IRCC)
  • IHO Crowd-Sourced Bathymetry Working Group (CSBWG)
  • Regional Hydrographic Commissions (RHC)
  • Scientific Committee on Oceanic Research (SCOR)

Databases and resources

  • Alfred Wegener Institute (AWI), Bremerhaven, Germany
  • Baltic Sea Bathymetry Database (BSBD)
  • Bathymetry Globe (BathyGlobe), Center for Coastal and Ocean Mapping (CCOM), USA
  • Bathymetric Data Centre at the Bundesamt für Seeschifffahrt und Hydrographie (BSH), Germany
  • Blue Marble next generation
  • British Oceanographic Data Centre (BODC), Liverpool, UK
  • Center for Coastal and Ocean Mapping - Joint Hydrographic Center (CCOM-JHC), Durham, USA
  • Crowdsourced Bathymetry
  • European Directory of Marine Environmental Data (EDMED)
  • European Marine Observation and Data Network (EMODnet bathymetry) portal
  • International Oceanographic Data and Information Exchange (IODE) of the Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission (IOC) of UNESCO Manuals and Guides
  • Marineregions.org
  • GeoMapApp, Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory, Palisades, USA
  • Geoscience Australia — bathymetry data information
  • Geo-Seas — Pan-European Infrastructure for the Management of Marine and Ocean Geological and Geophysical Data
  • GEOSS — the Global Earth Observation System of Systems
  • Generic Mapping Tools (GMT) — open source software for viewing and manipulating geographic and Cartesian data sets, including gridding, plotting, filtering, projecting etc.
  • Great Lakes bathymetry
  • IHO catalogue of publications
  • IHO Data Center for Digital Bathymetry (IHO DCDB)
  • The Integrated Mapping For the Sustainable Development of Ireland’s Marine Resource (INFOMAR)
  • INSPIRE Portal and MEDIN Bathymetry Data Archive Centre
  • International cruise information for ocean-going research vessels
  • Marine Geophysics Data Management System (MGDS), Palisades, USA
  • US National Centers For Environmental Information (NCEI) (NCEI), Boulder, USA
  • National Oceanography Centre (NOC), UK
  • NAUTILUS Portal — find out about data availability at SISMER, France
  • New Zealand bathymetry — National Institute of Water and Atmospheric Research (NIWA)
  • Ocean Data View (ODV) — software for viewing and analyzing oceanographic and other geo-referenced data
  • Ocean Teacher — a training resource for data and information management related to oceanography and marine meteorology
  • SeaDataNet — pan-european network providing on-line integrated databases of marine environmental data
  • Scientific Committee on Antarctic Research (SCAR) Antarctic Digital Database (ADD)
  • Shuttle Radar Topography Mission (SRTM) — land elevation data
  • SRTM15_PLUS — coastal and ridge multibeam, estimated topography
  • Strategic Environmental Assessment (SEA) data portal, British Geological Survey
  • NOAA Coastal Elevation Models US National Centers for Environmental Information

International organisations

  • IHO/IAG Advisory Board on the Law of the Sea (ABLOS)
  • Division for Ocean Affairs and the Law of the Sea (DOALOS), UN
  • GEOHAB - Marine Geological and Biological Habitat Mapping
  • Group on Earth Observations (GEO)
  • International Oceanographic Data and Information Exchange (IODE)
  • InterRidge
  • International Union of Geological Sciences (IUGS) Commission on Geoscience Education, Training and Technology Transfer (COGE)
  • OneGeology
  • Partnership for Observation of the Global Oceans (POGO)
  • Scientific Committee on Antarctic Research (SCAR)

Limits of oceans and seas

Ocean mapping projects

  • Baltic Sea Bathymetry Database (BSBD)
  • European Marine Observation and Data Network (EMODnet) Bathymetry
  • International Bathymetric Chart of the Arctic Ocean (IBCAO)
  • International Bathymetric Chart of the Caribbean & Gulf of Mexico (IBCCA)
  • International Bathymetric Chart of the Central Eastern Atlantic (IBCEA)
  • International Bathymetric Chart of the Mediterranean (IBCM)
  • International Bathymetric Chart of the South East Pacific (IBCSEP)
  • International Bathymetric Chart of the Southern Ocean (IBCSO)
  • International Bathymetric Chart of the Western Indian Ocean (IBCWIO)
  • International Bathymetric Chart of the Western Pacific (IBCWP)
  • GEBCO/Nippon Foundation Indian Ocean Bathymetric Compilation Project

Other links

Related publications

Undersea features

  • GEBCO Gazetteer of Undersea Feature Names
  • Advisory Committee on Undersea Features (ACUF)

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