News & Events

August newsletter out now

15 August 2019

The August edition of the AusSeabed newsletter is now available! Please send any contributions for future newsletters to AusSeabedNews@ga.gov.au.


Two job openings at Alfred Wegener Institute

29 July 2019

Data Scientist/Data curator and Data Engineer/Software developer


New AusSeabed publication – MBES User Needs

09 July 2019

This report summarises common MBES user needs and challenges.


July newsletter out now

09 July 2019

The July edition of the AusSeabed newsletter is now available! Please send any contributions for future newsletters to AusSeabedNews@ga.gov.au.


New layers now available on the AusSeabed Data Discovery portal

11 June 2019

Australia’s EEZ, state scheduled areas, the National Intertidal Digital Elevation Model, and a new layer representing available bathymetry compilation products added.


New data - Kerguelen Plateau grid

11 June 2019

A revised 100 m resolution bathymetry grid has been released for the Kerguelen Plateau region.


AUSHYDROID Working Group

11 June 2019

AUSHYDROID is the vertical separation model required to support surveying on the ellipsoid and the reduction of this data to a tidal datum (i.e. LAT (Chart Datum)).


Seabed 2030 South and West Pacific Centre Regional Mapping Committee Meeting

27 March 2019

On 3–6 March 2019, the South and West Pacific Centre for the Seabed 2030 Project hosted its first Regional Mapping Committee Meeting in Wellington, New Zealand.


Postgraduate Training Opportunity: Certificate in Ocean Bathymetry at the University of New Hampshire, USA (2019-2020)

19 February 2019

The Nippon Foundation of Japan has provided funding for GEBCO to train a new generation of scientists and hydrographers in ocean bathymetry.


Citizen scientists to help map the Great Barrier Reef

17 February 2019

James Cook University is calling for volunteers to help map the seafloor around the Great Barrier Reef to better protect the natural icon.