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 Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission (IOC) and 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 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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Data collection, exchange, analysis, preparation and dissemination. Carries out: training and assistance; research and development; operations monitoring. Projects include: IGOSS Sea-Level Project in the Pacific (ISLPP).


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Relations with 7 inter-governmental organizations.
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Members in 125 countries
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Subjects *

  • Meteorology
    • Meteorology
  • Oceanography
    • Oceanography
  • Social Activity
    • Services
  • Information
    • Data, Codes
  • Cybernetics
    • Systems

UN Sustainable Development Goals **

GOAL 1: No PovertyGOAL 13: Climate ActionGOAL 14: Life Below Water



Last News Received

10. Nov 1999
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