SOPAC Compendium Project
SOPAC Compendium Project
Digital collection of the entire body of knowledge of CCOP/SOPAC from 1972 to 2010

Listing Projects - Activity Type of Technical Assistance (209)

TitleDescriptionCategoryTypeProject Year
Diversification of Nauru's Cooking Fuels To demonstrate in the domestic sector of Nauru that LPG is an equally convenient energy source for cooking as electricity, but a cheaper energy source. Energy (E) Technical Assistance 2000
Government of Tuvalu Wide Area and Local Area, Computer Network Specifications (LAN/ WAN) Technical assistance was provided to enable LAN/ WAN [ Local Area Network (LAN) & Wide Area Network (WAN)] connectivity for Tuvalu, this involved a desk study and two week visit to Funafuti. Complexities of Government administration have increased, necessitating the use of Computer technology. The Government Computers are currently under utilised. There is considerable duplication of work. Because of the geographic separation of Government offices, communication is difficult. Networking the Government Computers will enhance communication, reduce duplication of work and more fully utilise the Government’s Computers capacity. Information Communications and Technology (ICT) Technical Assistance 1997
Assistance with the data management and retrieval Information Communications and Technology (ICT) Technical Assistance 1985
Marine Outfall Site Selection Coastal Processes (CP) Technical Assistance 1986
Data Management Discussions with the technical secretariat for system of data storage, maintenance and retrieval of offshore geological and marine data of Vanuatu Data Management (DM) Technical Assistance 1986
Follow- up Assistance to Tonga's Solar Utilities Assistance was provided to Tonga in respect to the improved operation, management, financial and maintenance aspects necessary for the sustainable development of their solar utilities. Energy (E) Technical Assistance 1999
Coastal Development - Renewable Energy To collect data on waves and potential ocean thermal sites to assist with the assessment and development of appropriate forms of renewable energy Energy (E) Technical Assistance 1987
GIS support to Vanuatu for Minerals Database SOPAC continually supports member countries in the use of GIS and Remote Sensing. Assistance in coastal modelling tasks were provided through securing services of a student through French funding. Geographical Information Systems/Remote Sensing (GIS) Technical Assistance 1998
Van air Plane Crash A special request was put to SOPAC for the use of its swath mapping equipment in Mele Bay following the Van air plane crash in 1999 Uncategorised (UC) Technical Assistance 1999
Assessment and Re-organisation of Department of Geology & Rural Water Supply Library Provide assistance with re-organising the Vanuatu Department of Lands, Geology, Mines and Water Resources Library collection. Assess library collection, re-organise collection, and provided training to staff responsible for library material. Updated Library database set up during 1991 and 1995. Data Management (DM) Technical Assistance 2000