First ODINAFRICA Coastal and Marine Atlases Planning meeting IOC Project Office for IODE, Oostende, Belgium 12 – 14 October 2009
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The first session of the African Marine Atlas Task team was held from 12 – 14 October 2009 at the UNESCO/IOC Project Office for IODE in Oostende, Belgium. The purpose of the meeting was to review the development of the African Marine Atlas and discuss how it can be improved to make it more useful for marine and coastal management. The task team was to, in particular: • Identify users of the atlas (at national and regional/pan African level) • Identify atlas products that respond to user needs • Identify atlas layers needed (and whether data are available) • Prepare a work plan that will address the technical aspects as well as data collection.....
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