The Global Oceanographic Data Archaeology and Rescue Project (GODAR): Moving forward

Author(s) Sydney Levitus, GODAR Project Leader, NODC/NOAA
Summary Two regional GODAR meetings have been held since the IODE XV meeting in 1996. A meeting was held in Cartagena, Colombia during 1996 for Caribbean and Central American countries (IOC Workshop report No. 127). A meeting was held in Accra, Ghana for countries of West Africa in 1997 (IOC Workshop report No. 136). These workshops helped to identify data held in manuscript and electronic form in each participating member states and the state of their preservation. GODAR Project accomplishments include the addition of: a)2.3 million temperature profiles b)100,000 chlorophyll profiles c)600,000 plankton observations to internationally available oceanographic databases.
Doc Type Working Document
Status Published on 15 Sep 2000
Notes Sixteenth Session of the IOC Committee on International Oceanographic Data and Information Exchange (IODE), Lisbon, Portugal, 30 October – 9 November 2000
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Group(s): IODE
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