2020 World Hydrography Day
June 21, 2020

The International Hydrographic Organization (IHO) and its international members celebrate World Hydrography Day every year on June 21. This year, we mark nearly a fifth of the world’s entire ocean floor has been mapped, with new seafloor mapping data equating to an area twice the size of Australia being added to the latest GEBCO grid.

osprey reefRV Falkor map data around Osprey Reef Read the media release “Nearly fifth of world’s ocean floor now mapped”, published by The Nippon Foundation-GEBCO Seabed 2030 Project on 21 June 2020.

Dr Robin Beaman and colleagues are proud to have contributed new seafloor mapping data from Australia to this important global project.



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