International Bathymetric Chart of the Arctic Ocean, Version 2.23Alternate Views: Get Data, FAQ, ISO Rubric, DOI Rubric, CSW, HTML, Components, XML
International Bathymetric Chart of the Arctic Ocean, Version 2.23
browse graphicThe goal of this initiative is to develop a digital data base that contains all available bathymetric data north of 64 degrees North, for use by mapmakers, researchers, and others whose work requires a detailed and accurate knowledge of the depth and the shape of the Arctic seabed. Initiated in 1997, this undertaking has so far engaged the volunteer efforts of investigators who are affiliated with eleven institutions in eight countries: Canada, Denmark, Germany, Iceland, Norway, Russia, Sweden, and the USA. The activity has also been endorsed and/or supported financially by the Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission (IOC), the International Arctic Science Committee (IASC), the International Hydrographic Organization (IHO), the US Office of Naval Research (ONR), and the US National Geophysical Data Center (NGDC). Version 2.23 of the IBCAO Grid is now available for downloading along with maps that are suitable for plotting. This new update is the most comprehensive since the first release of IBCAO in 2000 and includes the recent years of multibeam mapping. The resolution of the Polarstereographic grid has been increased from 2.5 km to 2 km.

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IBCAO Gridded Data Sets
ARC/netCDF bathymetric grids of the arctic
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IBCAO Maps
IBCAO PDF bathymetric maps of the arctic
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IBCAO Google Earth Objects
Objects that allow for visualization of IBCAO data
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Barry W. Eakins
DOC/NOAA/NESDIS/NGDC > National Geophysical Data Center, NESDIS, NOAA, U.S. Department of Commerce
Contact NGDC’s Marine Geology and Geophysics Division. http://www.ngdc.noaa.gov/mgg/aboutmgg/contacts.html
303-497-6505
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$18.00 plus handling

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Ordering Instructions
Data may be ordered via the online store from:http://nndc.noaa.gov/?http://ols.nndc.noaa.gov/plolstore/plsql/olstore.prodspecific?prodnum=G10001-POS-A0001

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Use Limitation
Not to be used for navigation. Although these data are of high quality and useful for planning and modeling purposes, they are not suitable for navigation. For navigation, please refer to the NOS nautical chart series.

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