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Your pledge: 
From shallow to deep, EMODnet Bathymetry keeps gathering bathymetry data from government, research and industry for refining its Digital Terrain Model (DTM) of the European seas, serving many uses.
Thierry Schmitt
Affiliation: 
Shom, EMODnet Bathymetry
City/Country: 
Brest, France
Theme(s): 
Ocean and climate
Why I pledge: 
Worldwide, only 20% of the ocean's seafloor has been mapped. Bathymetry (measurement of the water depth) is fundamental to a lot of use (pure science down to socio-economic). Further effort is needed to get a more detailed picture of the what our own planet looks like