Report on Activities of the IODE Group of Experts: IODE Group of Experts on Marine Information Management (GE-MIM)
GE-MIM presented a report at IODE-XVII in December 2002, which highlighted achievements of work done and intended actions till 2004. The 8th Session of GE-MIM was held at CSIRO Marine Research Laboratories, Hobart, Australia in September 2004. The Session reviewed the implementation of its 7th Session (a two-year period) and prepared a comprehensive work plan for the next inter-sessional period. The full report from the GE-MIM VIII Meeting, held in Hobart, Australia in September 2004 can be downloaded from the following IODE web site: http://ioc3.unesco.org/iode/files.php?action=viewfile&fid=414&fcat_id=20 This summary report below focuses on the major achievements from 2002 to date, covering the 7th Session, with comments on major aspects of the action plan agreed to at the 8th session. The full text of the proposed Action Plan for 2005-2007 is attached as Appendix 1.