Version 2.0 of the IBCSO is now available
Version 2.0 of the International Bathymetric Chart of the Southern Ocean (IBCSO) is now available to download.
Access the data set and image files from PANGAEA's web site.
The IBCSO is a digital bathymetric model covering the area south of 50°S with special emphasis on the bathymetry of the Southern Ocean. IBCSO v2 has a resolution of 500 m × 500 m in a Polar Stereographic projection (EPSG: 9354).
Within the data set, the total data coverage of the seafloor is 23.79% with a multibeam-only data coverage of 22.32%. The remaining 1.47% include singlebeam and other data. IBCSO v2 is the most authoritative seafloor map of the area south of 50°S.
Find out more from the release paper: Dorschel, B., Hehemann, L., Viquerat, S. et al. The International Bathymetric Chart of the Southern Ocean Version 2. Sci Data 9, 275 (2022). https://doi.org/10.1038/s41597-022-01366-7.
The IBCSO is a regional mapping initiative of the General Bathymetric Chart of the Oceans (GEBCO).
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