Global Oceanographic Data Archaeology and Rescue (GODAR) Project

Author(s) Mr. Sydney Levitus
Summary Since its inception in 1993 as an IOC project, the GODAR Project continues its progress in locating, collecting, and disseminating in electronic form, historical ocean profile and plankton data that are at risk of loss due to media decay. To date, data from approximately 1.05 million Station Data casts, 1.15 million MBT casts, 610,000 XBT casts, 145,000 high resolution CTD casts, and 142,000 Plankton Tows have been recovered and distributed without restriction to the international scientific community.
Doc Type Working Document
Status Published on 19 Apr 2005
Notes Eighteenth Session of the IOC Committee on International Oceanographic Data and Information Exchange (IODE-XVIII) Oostende, Belgium, 26-30 April 2005
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Group(s): IODE
Created at 11:55 on 26 Jun 2007 by Annelies Groen
Updated at 09:23 on 20 Aug 2008 by Annelies Groen