Global bathymetry & topography are two of the most extensively used types of scientific data for a wide variety of scientific, practical, & artistic applications. Global relief forms a framework for visualization of other types of data & information, and provides boundary conditions for environmental modelling.
UNITED NATIONS MARKS TWENTY-FIFTH ANNIVERSARY OF OPENING
United Nations Press Release
10 December 2007
December 10, 2007 marked the twenty-fifth anniversary of the opening for signature of the United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea. On 10 December 1982, following several years of negotiations, the Convention was opened for signature in Montego Bay, Jamaica.