TITLE OF THE PROJECT: Ocean Data and Information Network for the Western Pacific Region (ODINWESTPAC)
PROJECT ESTABLISHED BY: IODE Recommendation at 18th IODE Session in 2003
Project Leader: Dr. Shi Suixiang
Host Center: National Marine Data and Information Service (NMDIS), State Oceanic Administration (SOA) of China
Objective(s) of the Project:
To provide an effective capacity building framework, to promote regional collaboration in marine data and information and products sharing, to develop cooperation with other ODINs and international and regional projects/programs, and to provide data and information services mainly for the WESTPAC member states and other users.
Expected outcome (result) of the Project:
ODINWESTPAC is anticipated to become an effective framework not only to succeed the former activities concerning the exchange of oceanographic data and information in the WESTPAC region but also to expand the cooperation between the countries in the region.
Expected duration of the Project: 2007-present
URL of the project or of the page in the IODE web site: www.odinwestpac.org