Entries by Samharn Dairairam

UNCLOS UK

[dropcap]T[/dropcap]he Marine Geoscience Group (UNCLOS) The United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea (UNCLOS) conveys sovereign rights to coastal states over the seabed and subsoil of their continental shelf. Article 76 of UNCLOS provides formulae that allow coastal states to establish a continental shelf beyond the 200 M EEZ where the necessary criteria […]

Activities of the 2014-2015 Fellows: 21 to 25 April 2014

[dropcap]O[/dropcap]n Tuesday, 22nd April 2014, the Fellows have attended a side event on “The potentials, preservation and use of sustainable benefits of Underwater Cultural Heritage (UCH) in Small Island Developing States (SIDS)”. The fellow who is writing his thesis on this subject was very interested and noted that “Through the presentation of local experiences, the speakers […]

Thailand’s activity about ocean affair

[dropcap]T[/dropcap]he Hydrographic Department, Royal Thai Navy (HDRTN) recently hosted the GLOSS Training Course for Operators of Sea Level Stations. Within the framework of the Global Sea Level Observing System (GLOSS) and the Intergovernmental Coordination Group for the Indian Ocean Tsunami Warning and Mitigation System (ICG/IOTWS), the Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission (IOC) of UNESCO jointly with the […]