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OBIS/OTGA Training Course: Marine Biogeographic Data Management

The course provided an introduction to the Ocean Biogeographic Information System (OBIS). This included best practices in marine biogeographic data management, data publication, data access, data analysis and data visualization. The aims were to expand the OBIS network of collaborators, to improve the quality of marine biogeographic data by training in quality control, to increase the awareness on international standards and best practices related to marine biogeographic data, to increase the amount of open access data published through OBIS and its nodes and to increase the use of data from OBIS for science, species conservation and area-based management applications. There were 23 participants from 14 countries.

Monday, November 30, 2015 - 09:00 to Friday, December 4, 2015 - 17:00
Wandelaarkaai 7
8400 Oostende