ODSBP

The Ocean Data Standards and Best Practices Project

Initiative Type: Other

Beleフ[ Statement Area: Ocean Observation, Ocean Technology

Initiative Location: Afghanistan,Albania,Algeria,Angola,Argentina,Australia,Austria,Azerbaijan,Bahamas,Bangladesh,Barbados,Belgium,Belize,Benin,Brazil,Bulgaria,Cabo Verde,Cameroon,Canada,Chile,China,Colombia,Comoros,Congo,Cook Islands,Costa Rica,Cテ?ツエte dテ「ツ?ツ?Ivoire,Croatia,Cuba,Cyprus,Czech Republic,Democratic Peopleテ「ツ?ツ?s Republic of Korea,Democratic Republic of the Congo,Denmark,Djibouti,Dominica,Dominican Republic,Ecuador,Egypt,El Salvador,Equatorial Guinea,Eritrea,Estonia,Ethiopia,Fiji,Finland,France,Gabon,Gambia,Georgia,Germany,Ghana,Greece,Grenada,Guatemala,Guinea,Guinea Bissau,Guyana,Haiti,Honduras,Iceland,India,Indonesia,Iran,Iraq,Ireland,Israel,Italy,Jamaica,Japan,Jordan,Kazakhstan,Kenya,Kiribati,Kuwait,Lebanon,Libya,Madagascar,Malaysia,Maldives,Malta,Mauritania,Mauritius,Mexico,Monaco,Montenegro,Moroco,Mozambique,Myanmar,Namibia,Nauru,Netherlands,New Zealand,Nicaragua,Nigeria,Niue,Norway,Oman,Pakistan,Palau,Panama,Papua New Guinea,Peru,Philippines,Poland,Portugal,Qatar,Republic of Korea,Romenia,Russia,Saint Kitts and Nevis,Saint Lucia, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines,Samoa,Saudi Arabia,Senegal,Serbia,Seychelles,Sierra Leone,Singapore,Slovenia,Solomon Islands,Somalia,South Africa,Spain,Sri Lanka,Sudan,Suriname,Sweden,Switzerland,Syrian,Thailand,Timor-Leste,Togo,Tonga,Trinidad & Tobago,Tunisia,Turkey,Turkmenistan,Tuvalu,Ukraine,United Arab Emirates,United Kingdom, United Republic of Tanzania,United States of America,Uruguay,Vanuatu,Venezuela,Vietnam,Yemen

Time Frame: 2008-Ongoing

Description:

The objective of ODSBP is to achieve broad agreement and commitment to adopt a number of standards and best practices related to ocean data management and exchange. The project is a continuation of the Ocean Data Standards Prilot Project (ODS), established and implemented jointly between JCOMM and IODE. The activities of the Project will include: (1) develop and manage a process for the reception, reviewing and recommending of standards and best practices, based upon the process developed by the Ocean Data Standards Pilot Project; (2) actively liaise with all relevant communities, programmes and projects such as Ocean Data Portal, ETDMP Metadata Task Team, SeaDataNet Technical Task Team, GE-BICH, GE-MIM, SG-OBIS, GTSPP, ICSU WDS, GEO/GEOSS, ICES; (3) promote and monitor the usage of recommended standards and practices in the relevant communities, including those mentioned under (ii); (4) regularly review and revise recommended standards and best practices based upon feedback from the relevant communities, including those mentioned under (ii); (5) maintain an online catalogue of best practices, enabling easy discovery and downloading of these documents by users (e.g. JCOMM Catalogue of practices and standards).

Contact:

Initiative Website: http://www.oceandatastandards.org/