USGS - science for a changing world

Pacific Coastal and Marine Science Center

Mapping Systems

usSEABED: A National Database

usSEABED is a standardized, unified database of seabed information integrated and mined from existing seafloor data (cores, grabs, photos), useable in many map types and modelings.

The usSEABED web site is at:

Examples of usSEABED data displayed and extended using GIS and subsurface softwares
example map
Seafloor erodibility
example map
Sediment composition
example map
Subsurface visualization
example map
Geomorphic maps


Accessibility FOIA Privacy Policies and Notices

U.S. Department of the Interior | U.S. Geological Survey
Page Contact Information: Laura Zink Torresan
Page Last Modified: 20 October 2014