EXTENDED CONTINENTAL SHELF DELIMITATION. The Seychelles Experience (cont.). The Seychelles Experience By Patrick R Joseph Ag. Managing Director, Seychelles National Oil Company Chairman, Extended Continental Shelf Sub-committee March 31 st – April 2 nd 2003, GRID Arendal, Norway.
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EXTENDED CONTINENTAL SHELF DELIMITATION
The Seychelles Experience (cont.)
The Seychelles Experience
Patrick R Joseph
Ag. Managing Director, Seychelles National Oil Company
Chairman, Extended Continental Shelf Sub-committee
March 31st – April 2nd 2003, GRID Arendal, Norway
Structure of the presentation
General Location Map
Saya de Malha
We fully understand that delineation of the extended continental shelf
is a complex scientific and legal exercise that requires expertise in
the fields of geoscience, law and IT.
No single government body could handle this task
Decided to set up the Extended Continental Shelf Sub-committee
We also seek the experience of international consultants when
The sub-committee brings together local experts in the different fields.
Area of Interest
Working towards the completion of a desktop study
To generate adequate & accurate
information to enable govt.
to decide on whether to
proceed with a claim.
Gridded Sedimentary Thickness
Source : GEODAS
contoured using Arc scene
Free air satellite gravity data
(Sandwell & Smith)
Data Management (computerisation)
LAN / WAN
- ARCGIS 8 is currently the graphical front end. CARIS LOTS will subsequently be used
Difficulties & Limitations