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Seabed 2030 Project

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South and West Pacific Ocean Regional Center

Southern Ocean Regional Center South and West Pacific Regional Center Arctic and North Pacific Regional Center Atlantic and Indian Ocean Regional Center Atlantic and Indian Ocean Regional Center

Center Head: Dr Geoffroy Lamarche

Biographical information

Center Teams


Dr Evgenia Bazhenova; Data Manager
Dr Helen Neil, Marine geologist; National Projects Manager
Mr Kevin Mackay, Principal Technician - Marine Data manager
Mr Tilmann Steinmetz, GIS Data Analyst & Administrator

Link to information about the Seabed 2030 South and West Pacific Mapping Meeting

GNS Science
Dr Vaughan Stagpoole, Head of Department: Marine Geoscience
Dr Jenny Black, Data Technician

Mr Adam Greenland, National Hydrographer
Mr Glen Rowe, Technical Leader Sea Level Data

Center's Role

This center acts as the regional focus for data compilation and co-ordination activities for Seabed 2030 in the South and West Pacific region.

The center is based at the New Zealand National Institute of Water and Atmospheric Research (NIWA) and is one of Seabed 2030's network of regional and global centers.

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