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Nippon Foundation/GEBCO Training Programme

Postgraduate Certificate in Ocean Bathymetry at the University of New Hampshire, USA (2019-2020)

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.

Applications are now being sought for this year's class, to begin late August 2019.

Access the preliminary application form and find out how to apply. preliminary application form for entry onto the Nippon Foundation GEBCO Training Programme in 2019 (23 KB)

Find out more about the course from the training pages on the GEBCO website.

The closing date for applications is 31st March 2019.

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.