The Coordinating Committee for Geoscience Programmes in East and Southeast Asia (CCOP) organized a Technical Workshop on Coastal Marine Geology on 11-13 February 2014 in Rayong, Thailand in cooperation with the Geological Survey of Japan (GSJ), AIST, Department of Mineral Resources and Department of Marine and Coastal Resources, Thailand. The Workshop included 1 1/2 days of seminar and 1 1/2 days on-boat and on-shore field trip in Rayong province, with 38 participants from CCOP member countries (Indonesia, Japan, Korea, Lao PDR, Malaysia, Singapore, Thailand, and Vietnam). This workshop focused on how we can integrate the data of different types on land via shore line to shallow sea and not-too-deep sea (Hill to Ocean or H2O concept).
Due to the ongoing eruption of Mt Kelud in Java, Indonesia, the venue of the CCS-M Training Course (T3): Communicating CCS to the Public, has been moved from Yogyakarta to Bandung. For participants, resource persons and guest speakers travelling via Jakarta for this training course, just please make a stop at Jakarta, and no need to proceed to Yogyakarta. Airport transfer will be arranged from Jakarta international airport to Bandung, and vice-versa. For those not making a transit at Jakarta, please reroute your airticket, to arrive in Jakarta (or in Bandung), and forward to the organizers your new itinerary.
Venue in Bandung:
Jalan Pelajar Penjuang 45
No. 121 Bandung
Phone 62 22 7305000
The CCOP Technical Secretariat in cooperation with the Royal Norwegian Embassy- Bangkok, PETRAD and Department of Mineral Fuels (DMF), Ministry of Energy, Thailand conducted the Seminar in Bangkok on 28-29 January 2014. The Seminar is aimed at enhancing the knowledge of the participants on oil and gas pipelines and production facilities management hazards and the common elements of integrity management systems. The Seminar will leverage on Norwegian and International experiences and best practices.
The event is partly sponsored by Norwegian Ministry of Foreign Affairs through the Royal Norwegian Embassy in Bangkok. The international resource persons are from the Petroleum Safety Authority, Norway (PSA) and DNV GL (Malaysia and Singapore). A total of 60 participant, majority technical staff from the Department of Mineral Fuels (DMF) and other Government Agencies, PTT and Oil and Gas companies operating in Thailand. The representatives from Myanmar did not attend due to their Government’s travel restrictions.
The 49th Annual Session of the Coordinating Committee for Geoscience Programmes in East and Southeast Asia (CCOP) was held at Sendai International Center in Japan on 20-24 October 2013. It was organized by the Geological Survey of Japan (GSJ), National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology (AIST) and the CCOP Technical Secretariat (CCOP TS).
The Session was attended by representatives of the following Member Countries: CAMBODIA, CHINA, INDONESIA, JAPAN, REPUBLIC OF KOREA, LAO PDR, MALAYSIA, PAPUA NEW GUINEA, PHILIPPINES, THAILAND, and VIETNAM. MYANMAR attended as an observer country. From the Cooperating Countries, DENMARK, FINLAND, GERMANY, JAPAN, THE NETHERLANDS and UNITED KINGDOM were in attendance. From the Cooperating Organizations, EuroGeoSurveys, PETRAD and Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia (UKM) attended the session. Also present at the Meeting were the Honorary Advisers of CCOP.
On 5 to 8 November 2013, Dr Nguyen Thi Minh Ngoc, regional expert of CCOP TS attended the International Ramsar Wetland Workshop in Queenscliff, Australia. The workshop was participated by more than 80 geologists from various countries: USA, UK, Columbia, Australia, New Zealand, Thailand, China, Nepal, India and Vietnam.
The CCOP Technical Secretariat, together with Korea Institute of Geoscience and Mineral Resources (KIGAM, Korea), Department of Groundwater (DGR, Thailand), Department of Mineral resources (DMR, Thailand) and Asian Institute of Technology (AIT, Thailand) has successfully co-organized the CCOP-KIGAM-DGR-DMR-AIT Technical Workshop on "Solution for groundwater problems in CCOP region" in Pathumthani, Thailand, with 25 participants from CCOP Member Countries, project leader from KIGAM, 1 invited guest, 3 resource persons and 4 CCOP staff. This is one of collaboration activities between CCOP, KIGAM, DGR, DMR and AIT, within the framework of the CCOP-KIGAM Project on “Solution for groundwater problems in CCOP region”, kindly supported by KIGAM, Korea.
The workshop included two-day seminar with keynote presentations by KIGAM, AIT, countries’ report presentation and plenary discussion, followed by a visit to a Geological Museum and a field trip to the Regional Center 2 of Groundwater Department in Suphan Buri Province. Presentation of countries’ reports focused on hot issues of groundwater utilization and management.
CCOP-GSJ/AIST-MGI DelSEA-II Workshop on Coastal Geology and Hazards|
Mar. 17 - 21, 2014 Indonesia
CCOP-GSJ/AIST-GA Groundwater Phase II Final Meeting|
Mar. 18 - 20, 2014 Bandung, Indonesia
CCS-M S2: Seminar on Methods to Assess Geological Storage of CO2|
Mar. 18 - 20, 2014 Hanoi, Vietnam
More Details »