The International Bathymetric Chart of the Southern Ocean Version 2

Type Article
Date 2022-06
Language English
Author(s) Dorschel BorisORCID1, Hehemann LauraORCID1, Viquerat Sacha1, Warnke FynnORCID1, 2, Dreutter Simon1, Schulze Tenberge YvonneORCID1, Accettella Daniela3, An LuORCID4, 5, Barrios Felipe6, Bazhenova EvgeniaORCID7, Black Jenny8, Bohoyo FernandoORCID9, Davey Craig10, de Santis Laura3, Escutia Dotti Carlota11, Fremand Alice C.ORCID12, Fretwell Peter T.12, Gales Jenny A.ORCID13, Gao Jinyao14, Gasperini Luca15, Greenbaum Jamin S.16, Henderson Jencks Jennifer17, Hogan KellyORCID12, Kuk Hong Jong18, Jakobsson MartinORCID19, Jensen Laura20, Kool Johnathan21, Larin Sergei7, Larter Robert D.ORCID12, Leitchenkov German22, Loubrieu Benoit23, Mackay Kevin24, Mayer Larry25, Millan Romain4, 26, Morlighem MathieuORCID4, 27, Navidad Francisco10, Nitsche Frank O.ORCID28, Nogi YoshifumiORCID29, Pertuisot CecileORCID23, Post Alexandra L.ORCID30, 31, Pritchard Hamish D.12, Purser Autun1, Rebesco MicheleORCID3, Rignot EricORCID4, 32, 33, Roberts Jason L.21, Rovere Marzia15, Ryzhov Ivan34, Sauli Chiara, Schmitt Thierry35, Silvano Alessandro36, Smith Jodie30, 31, Snaith Helen37, Tate Alex J.11, Tinto Kirsty28, Vandenbossche PhilippeORCID10, Weatherall Pauline38, Wintersteller Paul39, Yang Chunguo, Zhang Tao12, Arndt Jan Erik1, 40
Affiliation(s) 1 : Alfred-Wegener-Institut Helmholtz-Zentrum für Polar- und Meeresforschung, Bremerhaven, Germany
2 : School of Environment, Faculty of Science, University of Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand
3 : National Institute of Oceanography and Applied Geophysics OGS, Sgonico, Trieste, Italy
4 : Department of Earth System Science, University of California Irvine, Irvine, CA, USA
5 : College of Surveying and Geo-Informatics, Tongji University, Shanghai, China
6 : Servicio Hidrográfico y Oceanográfico de la Armada de Chile, Santiago de Chile, Chile
7 : Polar Marine Geosurvey Expedition, St.Petersburg, Russian Federation
8 : GNS Science, Lower Hutt, New Zealand
9 : Geological Survey of Spain (CN IGME-CSIC), Madrid, Spain
10 : National Collections and Marine Infrastructure, CSIRO, Hobart, Tasmania, Australia
11 : Instituto Andaluz de Ciencias de la Tierra (CSIC-UGR), Granada, Spain
12 : British Antarctic Survey, Cambridge, United Kingdom
13 : University of Plymouth, School of Biological and Marine Sciences, Plymouth, United Kingdom
14 : Key Lab of Submarine Geosciences, Second Institute of Oceanography, MNR, Hangzhou, Zhejiang, China
15 : Istituto di Scienze Marine (CNR ISMAR), Bologna, Italy
16 : Scripps Institution of Oceanography, University of California, San Diego, La Jolla, USA
17 : IHO Data Centre for Digital Bathymetry, NOAA’s National Centers for Environmental Information, Boulder, Colorado, USA
18 : Korea Polar Research Institute, Incheon, Korea
19 : Department of Geological Sciences, Stockholm University, Stockholm, Sweden
20 : HafenCity University Hamburg, Hamburg, Germany
21 : Australian Antarctic Division, Kingston, Tasmania, Australia
22 : All Russian Research Institute for Geology and Mineral Resources of the World Ocean, St.Petersburg, Russian Federation
23 : IFREMER, Centre Bretagne, Plouzané, France
24 : National Institute of Water & Atmospheric Research Ltd (NIWA), Wellington, New Zealand
25 : Center for Coastal and Ocean Mapping, University of New Hampshire, Durham, NH, USA
26 : Institut des Géosciences de l’Environnement, Grenoble, France
27 : Department of Earth Sciences, Dartmouth College, Hanover, NH, USA
28 : Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory of Columbia University, Palisades, NY, USA
29 : National Institute of Polar Research, Tokyo, Japan
30 : Geoscience Australia, Canberra, Australia
31 : Australian Antarctic Program Partnership, Institute for Marine and Antarctic Studies, University of Tasmania, Hobart, Tasmania, Australia
32 : California Institute of Technology’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory, Pasadena, CA, USA
33 : Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, University of California Irvine, Irvine, CA, USA
34 : Arctic and Antarctic Research Institute, St.Petersburg, Russian Federation
35 : Service Hydrographique et Océanographique de la Marine, Brest, Bretagne, France
36 : Ocean and Earth Science, University of Southampton, Southampton, United Kingdom
37 : British Oceanographic Data Centre, National Oceanography Centre, Southampton, United Kingdom
38 : British Oceanographic Data Centre, National Oceanography Centre, Liverpool, United Kingdom
39 : MARUM and Faculty of Geosciences, University of Bremen, Bremen, Germany
40 : Federal Institute of Hydrology, Koblenz, Germany
Source Scientific Data (2052-4463) (Springer Science and Business Media LLC), 2022-06 , Vol. 9 , N. 1 , P. 275 (13p.)
DOI 10.1038/s41597-022-01366-7
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The Southern Ocean surrounding Antarctica is a region that is key to a range of climatic and oceanographic processes with worldwide effects, and is characterised by high biological productivity and biodiversity. Since 2013, the International Bathymetric Chart of the Southern Ocean (IBCSO) has represented the most comprehensive compilation of bathymetry for the Southern Ocean south of 60°S. Recently, the IBCSO Project has combined its efforts with the Nippon Foundation – GEBCO Seabed 2030 Project supporting the goal of mapping the world’s oceans by 2030. New datasets initiated a second version of IBCSO (IBCSO v2). This version extends to 50°S (covering approximately 2.4 times the area of seafloor of the previous version) including the gateways of the Antarctic Circumpolar Current and the Antarctic circumpolar frontal systems. Due to increased (multibeam) data coverage, IBCSO v2 significantly improves the overall representation of the Southern Ocean seafloor and resolves many submarine landforms in more detail. This makes IBCSO v2 the most authoritative seafloor map of the area south of 50°S.

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Dorschel Boris, Hehemann Laura, Viquerat Sacha, Warnke Fynn, Dreutter Simon, Schulze Tenberge Yvonne, Accettella Daniela, An Lu, Barrios Felipe, Bazhenova Evgenia, Black Jenny, Bohoyo Fernando, Davey Craig, de Santis Laura, Escutia Dotti Carlota, Fremand Alice C., Fretwell Peter T., Gales Jenny A., Gao Jinyao, Gasperini Luca, Greenbaum Jamin S., Henderson Jencks Jennifer, Hogan Kelly, Kuk Hong Jong, Jakobsson Martin, Jensen Laura, Kool Johnathan, Larin Sergei, Larter Robert D., Leitchenkov German, Loubrieu Benoit, Mackay Kevin, Mayer Larry, Millan Romain, Morlighem Mathieu, Navidad Francisco, Nitsche Frank O., Nogi Yoshifumi, Pertuisot Cecile, Post Alexandra L., Pritchard Hamish D., Purser Autun, Rebesco Michele, Rignot Eric, Roberts Jason L., Rovere Marzia, Ryzhov Ivan, Sauli Chiara, Schmitt Thierry, Silvano Alessandro, Smith Jodie, Snaith Helen, Tate Alex J., Tinto Kirsty, Vandenbossche Philippe, Weatherall Pauline, Wintersteller Paul, Yang Chunguo, Zhang Tao, Arndt Jan Erik (2022). The International Bathymetric Chart of the Southern Ocean Version 2. Scientific Data, 9(1), 275 (13p.). Publisher's official version : , Open Access version :