Marine Information Management System

Initiative Type: Infrastructures

Belém Statement Area: Climate Variability, Emerging Pollutants, Ocean Observation, Ocean Resources, Ocean Technology

Initiative Location: South Africa

Time Frame: 2018-Ongoing


The Marine Information Management System (MIMS) is an open repository that archives and publishes collections and subsets of marine related datasets for the Department of Forestry, Fisheries and the Environment: Oceans and Coastal Research (DFFE:OCR), South Africa. It inludes physical, biological, chemical and weather data from South Africa EEZ.

Contact: Department of Environmental Affairs South Africa, data@ocean.gov.za

Initiative Website: http://data.ocean.gov.za/