New data loaded, 9 January 2013

Last updated on Wed, 2013-05-22 15:42. Originally submitted by ward.appeltans on 2013-01-09 05:09.

Today, new data was loaded on the international OBIS portal; the total number of records stands now at 35.5 million, from 1,130 individual data sets. There were 4 new data sets and one was updated.

The statistics page has been updated to reflect the new numbers. See also this page for details on the new and updated data sets, and a link to a map of each of these data sets.

OBIS is a project of:
IODE Sponsored by:
Martin International and Les Grands Explorateurs
With in-kind support from:
Marine Geospatial Ecology Lab, Duke University
Universidad Simón Bolívar Flanders Marine Institute

OBIS strives to document the ocean's diversity, distribution and abundance of life. Created by the Census of Marine Life, OBIS is now part of the Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission (IOC) of UNESCO, under its International Oceanographic Data and Information Exchange (IODE) programme.