The Gozo Observer The 13th edition of the Gozo Observer has just been published.

It contains a number of interesting articles, including an article by George Said analysing the relationship between sea level changes and the physical size of the Maltese Archipelago. Godwin Vella writes on the exploration campaign executed by A.A. Caruana in 1891 in Victoria, Gozo, while Raymond Ellul and Martin Saliba describe the work being carried out by the ‘Background Trace Gas Monitoring Station’ on Gozo. An interesting article is written by Gordon Cordina who gives a description of the draft socio-economic development plan for Gozo. Other articles relate to the effect of increase in the price of ferry tickets on Gozo’s economy and the future of the agro-industry in Gozo.

Copies of the Gozo Observer and more information can be obtained from the University Gozo Centre, Mgarr Raod, Xewkija, Gozo Tel: 21564559; Fax 21564550 email: ugc@um.edu.mt.