International Oceanographic Data and Information Exchange (IODE)
Echange international des données et de l'information océanographique
Sistema de Intercambio Internacional de Datos y Información Oceanograficos
Established 1961, as a Working Group on Oceanographic Data Exchange, within the framework of E-XE1118 - Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission (IOC). Became a Working Committee, 1973.
Enhance marine research, exploitation and development by facilitating exchange of oceanographic data and information among participating member states and by meeting needs of data and information product users; ensure active and full participation of developing countries, especially through establishing, maintaining and strengthening cooperation with ocean research and monitoring programmes.
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Committee (meets every 2-3 years), including 2 Co-Chairs, directors of IODE data centres, directors of WDCs-Oceanography and WDCs-Marine Geology and Geophysics. Officers: 2 Co-Chairs; Chair Group of Experts on Biological and Chemical Data Management and Exchange Practices (GEBICH); Chair Group of Experts on Marine Information Management (GEMIM). Other Expert Group: Joint JCOMM/IODE Expert Team on Data Management Practices (ETDMP).
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