Third ODINCARSA-I Marine Data Management Training Workshop
IOC for UNESCO
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The ODINCARSA program has been arranged among the coastal States of South America and the Caribbean area to provide capacity-building workshops and resource materials in the areas of marine data management and marine information management. ODINCARSA is a sub-program of the International Oceanographic Data and Information Exchange Program (IODE) of the Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission (IOC). The principle focus of the program is to provide sufficient training to mid-level professionals in the participating countries, so that National Ocean Data Centers (NODCs) and associated marine libraries can be founded and well managed. The NODCs will, in turn, become part of the international network of ocean data facilities, which feed data into the World Data Center system. Through these activities, prospective data managers learn about sources of global and regional data, useful software systems for managing and analyzing the data, formats and other specifics concerning the data, and .....