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

Listing Projects - Country of New Zealand (213)

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TitleDescriptionCategoryTypeProject Year
Symposium on Petroleum Potential in Island Arcs, Small Ocean Basins, Submerged Margins and Related Areas The symposium was held on 18-21 September 1979 at Suva, Fiji, was formally opened by the Minister for Lands and Mineral Resources. The theme of the symposium was 'Probing the Frontiers of Petroleum Exploration'. A volume on the symposium was published in the CCOP/SOPAC Technical Bulletin. Scientific editors were hired as consultants in late 1979- early 1980 to review the content and recommend substantive changes. Minerals and Hydrocarbons (MHC) Meeting 1979
Human Resource Development Workshops Regional workshops will be implemented as required to support activities of other Programs. A workshop on Volcano Monitoring to be run by SOPAC and IAVCEI is planned for February 1997. There are plans for a follow-up workshop by PETRAD in Port Moresby on petroleum related matters. Human Resources Development (HRD) Workshop 1997
7th session of SOPAC (than CCOP/SOPAC) and its Technical Advisory Group (TAG) The 7th session was held in Wellington, New Zealand and hosted by the Government of New Zealand. It was attended by representatives of SOPAC's member countries with the exception of Gilbert (Kiribati) Islands who was unable to send a representative to the meeting. It was also Vanuatu's (than New Hebrides) first attendance at the 7th session of the SOPAC (than CCOP/SOPAC) governing council. 'TTPI' - Trust Territory of the Pacific Islands were invited as observers to the SOPAC Annual Session Meeting (than CCOP/SOPAC). Former TTPI was comprised of three other separate, self-governing districts - Commonwealth of the Northern Marianas, Federated States of Micronesia, Republic of the Marshall Islands, Republic of Palau. General (G) Meeting 1978
Master plan of Environmental Impact Study on Deep-Sea Hydrothermal Deposits Mining To establish a master plan for an environmental impact study on deep-sea hydrothermal deposits mining. Minerals (M) Activity/Task 2000
Master Plan of Environmental Impact Study on Deep-Sea Hydrothermal Deposits Mining (continued) To develop a master plan for an environmental impact study on deep-sea hydrothermal deposits mining. Minerals (M) Activity/Task 2002
Studies of the southern termination of the Tonga-Kermadec Trench Studies of the transition from an active oceancontinent boundary into a similarly trending, inactive boundary at the southern end of the Kermadec Trench. Uncategorised (UC) Study 1975
SOPAC Water and Sanitation Program (1997 - 1999) In 1996, paper was submitted seeking Council's endorsement for SOPAC to continue its role as the regional agency for coordination of regional water and sanitation program over the next three years, 1997-1999. After much deliberation (considering SPREP, SPC, USP, and SOPAC) a panel of experts recommended that the regional agency with the responsibility for the UNDP Pacific Water and Sanitation Program should be SOPAC. This recommendation was accepted by the region and the Program began its first full year at SOPAC in 1995. The Program has been funded by UNDP from late 1994 and is due to end at the end of 1996. Water and Sanitation (WS) Proposal 1996
Regional Bathymetric Map To update the 1983 bathymetry map of the South-west Pacific region and include the Central West Pacific and Northern Pacific Ocean areas. Coastal Processes (CP) Map/Chart 2001, 2002
Pacific water and wastewater association meeting: Annual General Meeting (continued) The 1998 PWA Annual General Meeting was organised and held in Suva. The PWA AGM was attended by representatives of water utilities from most member countries including Palau, American Samoa plus private sector interests from Australia, Fiji Islands, New Zealand. This was the third meeting held of the Pacific Water Association but the first to be held with the Association legally established in Fiji. Water and Sanitation (WS) Meeting 1998
1st Meeting of SOPAC (than CCOP/SOPAC) and its Technical Advisory Group (TAG) The First Session of the CCOP/SOPAC was held at Suva, Fiji from 7 to 13 November 1972 and the First Session of its Technical Advisory Group on 8 and 9 November 1972. The Cook Islands and Republic of Nauru had expressed their interest in becoming members of CCOP/ SOPAC but were unable to send representatives to the First Session. Vanuatu was not represented at the first session but was represented at the first meeting of TAG. General (G) Meeting 1972
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