Integrated Global Ocean Services System (IGOSS)

Système mondial intégré de services océaniques (SMISO)
Sistema Global Integrado de Servicios Oceanicos
Obedinennaja Globalnaja Sistema Okeaniceskih Sluzb

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1968, as a worldwide system planned, developed and coordinated jointly by E-XE1118 - Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission (IOC) and B-XB3556 - World Meteorological Organization (WMO). Also referred to by English initials IOC/WMO/IGOSS, and by French initials COI/OMM/SMISO. Merged with WMO Commission of Marine Meteorology to form E-XE3456 - Joint WMO-IOC Technical Commission for Oceanography and Marine Meteorology (JCOMM), 1999.


Ensure global collection, exchange and analysis of oceanic and related atmospheric data, and the timely preparation and dissemination of oceanic products and services.


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Joint IOC/WMO Committee coordinates national facilities and services of Member States. IGOSS Observing System (IOS) consists of facilities and arrangements for obtaining standardized oceanic observations; IGOSS Data Processing and Services System (IDPSS) consists of national, specialized and world oceanographic centres; IGOSS Telecommunication Arrangements (ITA) comprises the telecommunication facilities of World Weather Watch Global Telecommunication System.

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