IOC-Sida-Flanders-MCM Third Workshop on Ocean Data Management in the IOCINCWIO Region (ODINEA project)
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The third regional workshop on Ocean Data Management for the IOCINCWIO region was held at the Marine and Coastal Management Department (former Sea Fisheries Research Institute) in Cape Town, South Africa from 29 November to 10 December 1999. The objectives of the workshop, which was organized within the framework of the Ocean Data and Information Network in Eastern Africa (ODINEA) project funded by IOC, Sida and Flanders were: (i) review the progress made in development of NODCs and DNAs in the IOCINCWIO region, (ii) provide in-depth data management training, (iii) develop work plans for ODINEA for the year 2000. The first workshop held in Mombasa, Kenya in 1997 was designed to provide training on the fundamentals of PC operations with standard computer utilities and Microsoft programmes (Excel, Access and QuickBasic). In addition to further exploration of these programmes, the participants were introduced to other programmes for in-depth quality control and analysis of data as w.....