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Geology & Geophysics Group

Research areas

Research activities within the G&G Group address a variety of topics and disciplines, ranging from marine geophysics to cartography to international maritime law. Our main areas of research are detailed below - click on the links to find our more. Details of the specific research projects and programmes we are currently involved in can be found on our Projects page.

Applied research

UNCLOS: Specialists in developing extended legal continental shelf areas under the 1982 United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea (UNCLOS).

GEBCO: G&G hosts the position of GEBCO (GEneral Bathymetric Chart of the Oceans) Bathymetric Editor and International Liaison. The GEBCO goal is to produce a continuously updated global digital bathymetry for use by scientists, educational establishments, policy makers and the general public.