||Agency or Program
International Oceanographic Data and Information Exchange Program
||The IOCís International Oceanographic Data and Information
Exchange (IODE) was established in 1961 to enhance marine research,
exploitation and development by facilitating the exchange of oceanographic
data and information between participating Member States and by meeting the
needs of users for data and information products.
||Numerous activities; see below
||Mr. Peter Pissierssens -
p.pissierssens at unesco.org
||Supports ocean data and information management training through regional
programs (see below). Publishes OceanTeacher, the encyclopedic
training resource for various classes and workshops in these regional
programs. Maintains the OceanPortal website, a global index to ocean
data and information sites on the Internet. Performs most training at
the new Project Office in Belgium.
Ocean Data and Information Network for IOCARIBE and South America
- ODINAFRICA: Ocean
Data and Information Network for Africa
Ocean Data and Information Network for the Central Indian Ocean
OceanTeacher: The objective of Ocean Teacher*
is to provide training tools for Oceanographic Data and Information
Exchange. These tools are used during IODE Training Courses but can also
be used for self training and continuous professional development.
Ocean Portal is a high-level directory of Ocean Data and Information
related web sites. Its objective is to help scientists and other ocean
experts in locating such data & information.