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

Listing Projects - Country of Tonga (1653)

TitleDescriptionCategoryTypeProject Year
Strategic Planning and Management Sub-regional courses in Strategic Planning and Management convened and reporting completed. Energy (E) Meeting 2005
Earth Science and Marine Geology Training Programme-Course Directors Report A six week training course entitled Earth Resources Mapping was held at the Institute of Marine Resources, University of the South Pacific from January 7 to February 15, 1985, as part of the Earth Science and Marine Geology Training Programme being organised by CCOP/SOPAC, and run jointly by the University of the South Pacific and Victoria- University of Wellington. General (G) Report 1985
Technical Assistance from the Dutch Government Technical assistance from the Dutch Government in the field of marine drilling commenced with the visit of a drilling expert to Tonga to observe the operation of the Project vibrocorer and to assist the Project's drilling requirement. Minerals (M) Technical Assistance 1983
Public Education and Awareness An ongoing activity that aims to educate the Pacific audience on appropriate or best practices in the sectors within SOPAC's mandate. Also monitors feedback on the use of information produced, compiled and/or distributed by SOPAC. Products are usually press releases, information notes, and special-publications/resource materials. Activities were usually funded under special grants. Uncategorised (UC) Activity/Task 2000
Support to member countries in information system development The objectives of this activity was to:Provide relevant and effective IT systems to assist member countries in discharging their obligations under resource management objectives. Information Communications and Technology (ICT) Activity/Task 1996
In-Country Seminars To carry out in- country seminars on request of country and availability of funding, within a week period. Human Resources Development (HRD) Seminar 1996
Pacific Women and Her Environment: Support for ECOWOMAN, and other environmental Information Networks In-kind support was given to regional women's environmental networks as a contribution to making science and technology more accessible to Pacific women. Uncategorised (UC) Activity/Task 2000
Systems Development and Maintenance to the Secretariat The objective is to provide ease of access to information through organized data sets using a common interface. The information system is a foundation for all activities within the Secretariat and provides all staff with access to organizational information via a server-based system where the servers include file and resource sharing, Internet web services, Intranet web services and security. SOPAC is a web-centric organization and continually migrates and reorganizes datasets to be accessible through the common interface of web browsers. Information Communications and Technology (ICT) Activity/Task 2000
Energy Resource Assessment (cont'd) Review of existing energy resource data and information, including the collection of new energy resource data, analysis and reporting. Energy (E) Assessment 2005
SOPAC-Japan Deep Sea Co-operative Minerals Program To coordinate the SOPAC-Japan Deep Sea Co-operative Minerals Program carried out by Hakurei Maru No. 2. Phase 3 of SOPAC-Japan Deep Co-operative Minerals Program began in 1995 and was concluded in March 2000. During this period work has been undertaken in Tonga in 1995 (Tonga Ridge and East Lau Basin for hydrothermal deposits), Marshall Islands 1996 (Northern part for cobalt rich crusts, FSM 1997 (whole area for cobalt rich crusts ) Marshall Islands and FSM in 1998 (southern part for cobalt rich crusts) and in Fiji in 1999 for hydrothermal deposits. In early 2000 a new 3-year program was agreed to with the Cook Islands, Fiji and Marshall Islands. Minerals (M) Activity/Task 2001