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GEBCO_2014 Grid released - 15 December 2014
The General Bathymetric Chart of the Oceans (GEBCO) is pleased to announce the release of the GEBCO_2014 Grid — its latest global terrain model at 30 arc-second intervals. [more]
Excellent progress in SenseOCEAN - 04 December 2014
The first annual SenseOCEAN project meeting shows excellent progress on the development of technologies that will enable the real time acquisition and processing of biogeochemical ocean data from a greater range of platforms than ever before. [more]
New MEDIN Coordinator - 15 October 2014
Dr Clare Postlethwaite has been appointed coordinator of the Marine Environmental Data and Information Network (MEDIN). [more]
Ocean Data Interoperability - 22 September 2014
BODC recently took part in the 3rd Ocean Data Interoperability Platform (ODIP) workshop. ODIP is a three-year collaboration between marine data management experts from the EU, Australia and the USA, which aims to harmonise and enhance global ocean data management. [more]
New Head of BODC - 24 July 2014
We are delighted to welcome Dr Graham Allen as the new Head of BODC. Graham will be taking up his post on 04 August 2014. [more]
UK Polar Network workshop - 03 June 2014
A BODC Data Scientist contributed to a recent UK Polar Network event for young scientists, holding a session on data management. [more]
Science, Technology, Engineering & Maths festival - 21 May 2014
One of BODC's data scientists was part of a team giving ocean sciences lessons to primary school children as part of a local Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths (STEM) festival. [more]
POLCOMS 40-year North Atlantic model run - 13 May 2014
BODC are pleased to announce the availability of a 40 year hindcast simulation of currents, potential temperature, salinity and sea surface height for the northwest European continental shelf. [more]
Ocean Acidification expert meeting - 09 May 2014
In April 2014, BODC participated in an expert meeting on the management of ocean acidification biological response data, hosted at the IAEA Environment Laboratories in Monaco. [more]
New GEBCO World Map available - 12 March 2014
The third release of the the General Bathymetric Chart of the Oceans (GEBCO) World Map is now available to download as PDF and GeoTIFF. [more]