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Galo Carrera

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Galo Carrera

Associate Professor to the Marine Affairs Program at Dalhousie University, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada

Biography

Visiting Professor Galo Carrera is member of the UN Commission on the Limits of the Continental Shelf and Associate Professor to the Marine Affairs Program at Dalhousie University, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada. He is a recognized world expert in Maritime Boundary Delimitation

  • 1979 Second Place in the Second National Contest of Scientific Research for Young Scientists. Contest organised by the National Autonomous University of México.
  • 1989 Vice-President of the Canadian Hydrographic Association.
  • 1988-1989 Chairman of the Special Study Group on Geodetic Aspects of International Maritime Boundary Delimitation of the Canadian Hydrographic Association.
  • 1992-1993 Executive Board Member of Hypercomp, a High Performance Computing Association, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada.
  • 1989-1999 Secretary of the Committee on Geodetic Aspects of the Law of the Sea (GALOS) of the International Association of Geodesy.
  • 1992-1996 Associates' Director and Executive Board Member, Oceans Institute of Canada, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada.
  • 1992-1997 National Representative to the International Commission on Recent Crustal Movements (ICRCM) of the International Association of Geodesy.
  • 1995-Present Honorary Consul of México in Nova Scotia and New Brunswick, Canada.
  • 1996-2001 Honorary member of the Committee on the Geodetic Reference System for South 2 America (Sistema de Referencia Geodésico para America del Sur, SIRGAS).
  • 1997-1999 Member of the Advisory Council of the Faculty of Engineering, National Autonomous University of México (FI-UNAM).
  • 1997-2001 Founding Member, Halifax - México Community Alliance.
  • 1997-2002 Elected member, Commission on the Limits of the Continental Shelf, United Nations.
  • 1998-2001 Editor, Journal of Marine Geodesy. An International Journal of Ocean Surveys, Mapping, and Sensing.
  • 2000 Guest professor, Second Institute of Oceanography, State Oceanic Administration, Hangzhou, People's Republic of China.
  • 2000 Fellow of the International Association of Geodesy (IAG). Appointed by decision of the IAG Executive Committee at its meeting in Nice, 28 April.
  • 2001-2006 Elected member, Legal and Technical Commission of the International Seabed Authority, United Nations.
  • 2002-2007 Re-elected member, Commission on the Limits of the Continental Shelf, United Nations.
  • 2006 - Research Associate, Marine Affairs program, Dalhousie University, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada.
  • 2007 - Visiting Professor , World Maritime University, Malmo, Sweden.
  • 2007-2012 Re-elected member, Commission on the Limits of the Continental Shelf, United Nations.