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OES Electronic Newsletter Volume 3, Number 5, February 21, 2006

Ocean Bathymetry Training Program

The Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission (IOC) of UNESCO and the International Hydrographic Organization (IHO) jointly oversee a Guiding Committee for the General Bathymetric Chart of the Oceans (GEBCO) project. Since 2004, this project has been funded by the Nippon Foundation, based in Tokyo, Japan, to foster the training of ocean bathymetrists by establishing a Postgraduate Certificate in Ocean Bathymetry.

This one-year training program is currently accepting applications for academic year 2006-2007, with a fast approaching closing date of 25 February 2006.

For details about the program and application instructions, please visit: http://www.ngdc.noaa.gov/mgg/gebco/traininginformation.html

For information on other OES activities, go to http://www.oceanicengineering.org

Send comments regarding this newsletter to the editor, Dr. Diane DiMassa, ddimassa@ieee.org