ArcGIS Bathymetry

Geo-enable your bathymetric data

An extension for ArcGIS Pro

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ArcGIS Bathymetry GIS enables bathymetric data management by providing an easy-to-use, scalable solution that leverages the power of ArcGIS. Its ability to support a broad range of data types, combined with the visualization and analysis tools in ArcGIS, increases the value of your bathymetry data. Bathymetry offers intuitive user interfaces and geoprocessing tools that are suitable for novice and advanced GIS users. Customized metadata streamlines data access and enables quick generation of custom bathymetric surfaces through targeted data selection and prioritization. Information can be extracted on the fly, eliminating unnecessary duplication.

What can you do with ArcGIS Bathymetry?

Bathymetry GIS

Unlock the power of a GIS-based system and take advantage of its many capabilities, including analysis, visualization, and serving data for charting and other needs.

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Streamline bathymetric data management

No need to learn complex data management. Bathymetric datasets are left in their original storage location(s) and are managed from one central point, eliminating the need for data duplication or increased data storage.

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Customize metadata

ArcGIS Bathymetry offers tools that allow you to define custom metadata associated with your data. This streamlines access to data and enables quick filtering and sorting of archives to generate models of the seafloor.

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An interoperable system

ArcGIS Bathymetry is deployed on already established desktop and enterprise systems and does not require significant infrastructure changes. Data can be exchanged across various visualization and hydrographic software packages and across organizations.

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Generate unique products

Integrate bathymetry archives with other geospatial information to generate unique information products, including sea-level-rise models, flood hazard maps, and habitat models. Produce nautical products based on survey date or survey vintage, resolution, zone of confidence, or any other custom combination of criteria.

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Release your depth data

A complete bathymetry GIS for compiling and publishing your data.


Unique and intuitive user interfaces and geoprocessing tools address the bathymetric data management needs of beginners and advanced GIS users.


ArcGIS Bathymetry allows you to visualize multiresolution and multitemporal data simultaneously for applications such as change detection analysis.


Use the Bathymetry toolbox, along with other tools in ArcGIS, to perform various analyses.


ArcGIS Bathymetry creates mosaic datasets that can be disseminated as static rasters or published as image services to be visualized on the web.

Bring bathymetric data into your GIS

Deploy a bathymetric data management system on existing ArcGIS infrastructure that already conforms to your IT security protocols.

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Port of Barcelona

ArcGIS Bathymetry fits our needs because it allows us to adhere to IHO standards. We can do analysis, create rule-based bathymetric surfaces, and make a complete model of each zone in the port.

Miguel Angel Cañestro

Responsible for Geomatic Processes, Port of Barcelona

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