NODC

National Oceanographic Data Committee of the Netherlands

Initiative Type: Other

Belém Statement Area: Ocean Observation

Initiative Location: Netherlands

Time Frame: Ongoing

Description:

The National Oceanographic Data Committee (NODC) of the Netherlands is the national platform for exchange of oceanographic and marine data and information, and for advisory services in the field of ocean and marine data management. The overall objective of the National Oceanographic Data Committee (NODC) of the Netherlands is to effect a major and significant improvement in the overview and access to marine and oceanographic data and data-products from government and research institutes in the Netherlands. This is not done alone and only with a national focus, but on a European scale as an active partner in the Pan-European SeaDataNet project and on a global scale as the Netherlands representative in major international organisations in this field, ICES and IOC-IODE.

Contact: Marine Information Service

Initiative Website: http://www.nodc.nl/