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Bathrymetric Data

Software Requirements

Processing bathymetric data requires specialised software. However, once processed, 3D bathymetric data can be viewed using the free software packages;

2D bathymetric surfaces can also be read using professional GIS programmes or one of the following two programmes available for free;

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Data

Please note that many of the SD and CSAR files are large (~800 Mb) and will take time to download.

The metadata for the swathe bathymetry and associated groundtruthing is available here.

Bathymetric data is available in various formats for the following areas: