Abstract

The Nippon Foundation/GEBCO Training Programme is a twelve-month course leading to a Postgraduate Certificate in Ocean Bathymetry (PCOB). It is held at the University of New Hampshire, USA and is helping to develop a new generation of seafloor mappers. The course is now in its 11th year. Funding for the programme is provided by the Nippon Foundation of Japan.

The PCOB alumni present at the conference were Eunice Tetteh (Year 9, from Ghana), Norhizam Hassan (Year 8, from Malaysia) and Rochelle Wigley (Year 4, from South Africa) with Kentaro Kaneda (Year 5) and Naoto Ujihara (Year 6) also present as official Japanese delegates.

The PCOB programme had four posters on display

  • Alumni of the First Ten Years of Nippon Foundation/GEBCO Postgraduate Certificate in Ocean Bathymetry Training Program
  • Nippon Foundation/GEBCO Postgraduate Certificate in Ocean Bathymetry
  • Alumni perspectives - poster 1
  • Alumni perspectives - poster 2

Publication Date

9-2014

Journal or Conference Title

Fifth Extraordinary International Hydrographic Conference

Conference Date

October 6-10, 2014

Publisher Place

Monaco

Publisher

International Hydrographic Organization

Document Type

Poster

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