3rd OBIS Steering Group meeting

Submitted by ward.appeltans on Thu, 2013-10-24 10:11

The third session of the IODE Steering Group for OBIS will take place on 4-6 December 2013, at the IOC-UNESCO project office for IODE (Oostende, Belgium).

The first day will cover technical issues related to the activities of OBIS data nodes and a number of demos on applications using OBIS data. The second and third day will deal with updating the steering group on past activities and identifying actions for next year, (external) collaborations and data policy, as well as the future of OBIS (strategic business plan, funding issues and future directions).

More information can be found at: http://iode.org/index.php?option=com_oe&task=viewEventRecord&eventID=1297

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.