General Bathymetric Chart of the Oceans (GEBCO)

Software interface

Bathymetry of the Indian Ocean as displayed through the GDA software interface.
Bathymetry of the Indian Ocean as displayed through the GDA software interface. ©

GEBCO Digital Atlas

The GEBCO Digital Atlas Software Interface (GDA) has been developed to run on a PC operating under Microsoft Windows 95 or later. It is controlled by a series of drop-down menus and toolbar buttons.

The software interface provides the user with wide-ranging facilities for displaying, querying and exporting data from the various data sets contained in the GDA.

The current release of the GDA Software Interface is version 2.12 and is available to download from our software updates section. This release includes new features including the options to

Find out more about version 2.12 of the GDA Software Interface Adobe PDF version of the overview of version 2.12 of the GDA Software Interface (42 KB)

Features of the GDA Software Interface

Find out more — view sample images produced from the GDA data sets using the GDA Software Interface.


Related GEBCO Digital Atlas pages at BODC

GEBCO Digital Atlas (GDA) introduction      Copyright and attribution
Contents      Order the GEBCO Digital Atlas
Sample images      Data set errata
Data export formats Software Interface updates
GDA development  

Related GEBCO project pages at BODC

GEBCO at BODC      GEBCO Web Map Service (WMS)
Project overview GEBCO Grid display software
GEBCO world map IHO-IOC GEBCO Cook Book
Download data — GEBCO's gridded bathymetric data sets  

Related external links

Official GEBCO web site      Scientific Committee on Antarctic Research (SCAR)
International Hydrographic Organization (IHO)      Coastline for Antarctica — Antarctic Digital Database (ADD)
Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission (IOC)      IHO Data Center for Digital Bathymetry (IHO DCDB)
World Vector Shoreline (WVS)      network Common Data Form (netCDF)
International Bathymetric Chart of the Mediterranean (IBCM)