Ocean Data and Information Network for the Caribbean and South America Region (ODINCARSA)
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ODINCARSA was set up primarily as a mechanism for assessing the current and potential state of development of national data centers and to create the means for mutual capacity building in South America and the Caribbean. It further sought to develop a cooperation network for managing and exchanging oceanographic data and information within these regions. ODINCARSA is a network which is integrated by 19 IOC Member States: Argentina, Bahamas, Barbados, Belize, Brazil, Colombia, Chile, Cuba, Dominica, Ecuador, Haiti, Jamaica, Mexico, Nicaragua, Panama, Peru, Saint Lucia, Trinidad and Tobago and Venezuela. During 2003 and 2004, several activities were achived: the Second Training course for regional trainers on data management (Cartagena, Colombia, October 2003), a Planning workshop for Caribbean islands held in Barbados (December 2003). ODINCARSA motivated inside the countries positive responses to extend the provided training at national level, Venezuela, Chile and Colombia National Coo.....