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Postgraduate Certificate in Ocean Bathymetry at the University of New Hampshire, USA (2018-2019)

The Nippon Foundation of Japan has provided funding for GEBCO to train a new generation of scientists and hydrographers in ocean bathymetry. The 12-month course, leading to a Postgraduate Certificate in Ocean Bathymetry (PCOB), has been held at the University of New Hampshire, USA, since 2004.

Nominations are now being sought for this year's class, to begin late August 2018.

Find out more and how to apply.

The closing date for applications is 31st March 2018.

Since it began, the course has attracted applicants from many different countries — creating and strengthening GEBCO's links and gathering local expertise from all regions of the world. The course graduates continue to make a valuable contribution to GEBCO's work.
 

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