Overview of IODE and the Data Management Component of IOGOOS-I

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					SeaDataNet Project
 Kick-off Meeting
Training and Capacity building

      Vladimir Vladymyrov
    IOC Project Office for IODE

         Peter Pissierssens
            IOC/IODE
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                              Greece, Crete, 7-9 June 2006
   Activity NA3: Training and Capacity
                 building
The training program has two main objectives:
1) to ensure that the data and metadata to be
    integrated in the SEADATANET system will be
    formatted, checked for quality and disseminated
    according to the common protocols developed in
    JRA1.
2) to transfer expertise and to train IT experts of the
    SEADATANET data centers in the basics,
    installation and operation of the SEADATANET
    technical components, which are developed in
    JRA2.

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Activity NA3: Milestouns and Deliverebles
               (18 months)
Objective: Training of the data managers

Milestones:
•    Month 6: Workshops planning to be validated by the Steering
     Committee
•    Month 11: Start of the first training workshops with the 1st Annual
     Workshop

Deliverables:
•    Training program for scientific data management (P10, M6) report
•    Adapted content of the Training workshop in data management
     (P10, P1, P3, P7, P15, M11) electronic material
•    Report on the Regional Training workshops on data management
     (P10, P15, TA, M18) report


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Activity NA3: First training workshop.
        Issues to be addressed
•   Training course agenda
•   List of trainers
•   Number of trainees (up to 40)?
•   Number of training sessions (1 or 2 or 3)?
•   List of trainers
•   Back to back with a Plenary meeting?
•   Venue: Oostende (1 or 2), Morocco (1)?
•   Dates (March 2007)?

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   IODE: mission statement

Established in 1961 ‘to enhance marine
 research, exploitation and development
 by facilitating the exchange of
 oceanographic data and information
 between participating Member States
 and by meeting the needs of users for
 data and information products’


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     IODE Training Activity
• 1960-1997: no standard curriculum
• 1997: start ODINEA and start
  development of html-based training
  curriculum on CD
• 1998: start IODE ResourceKit
• 2001: ResourceKit + training modules =
  OceanTeacher

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      Training Tool: ODIMeX
     OceanTeacher to ODIMeX (2004-2007)
= single integrated e-learning and expert system
• expert and training resources for marine data
  management and marine information management
  needed by professional ocean data and information
  managers and scientists involved in data
  management;
• provide ocean researchers and students with the
  necessary knowledge to interact effectively with
  their national oceanographic data centres


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OceanTeacher – Binary Model




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“Digital Library” (resourcekit)
“Encyclopedia” that users can browse
               or search:
 A range of marine data and
 information management materials
 such as descriptive materials,
 software tools, documents and
 links to external sources.


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“Digital Library” (example)




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 Courses (training curriculum)
• A collection of outlines, notes,
  examples, and miscellaneous
  documents used in conjunction with
  the “digital library” to organize
  training courses in marine data and
  information training.
• Courses link extensively to material
  in “digital library”


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            IODE Project Office
The IODE Project Office is a:

• TRAINING CENTRE: a global training centre for ocean data and
  information management;
• CONFERENCE CENTRE: a forum where ocean data and information
  experts and students can work and meet;
• DATA AND INFORMATION PORTAL CENTRE: it hosts and
  maintains IODE’s ocean data and information systems and related public
  awareness tools;
• FREE WEBSITE HOST for developing countries who do not have the
  means to host their own web sites, databases and information bases;
• TECHNOLOGY TESTBED: a laboratory environment and test bed for
  new ocean data and information management technology.




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 1100 m2
- 2 meeting/training rooms
- 1 small meeting room
- 1 large conference/training room
- 7 offices for at least 12 persons
- Audio and video equipment
- Broadband Internet connection
- Computer facilities
- Web/db servers




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Start of work (first training)




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Training events




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Conference Hall




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Small Conference Room




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Expert Lab




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  Training activity in 2005
       Trained: 102 experts from 49 countries
   Algeria, Angola, Argentina, Barbados, Benin,
  Bangladesh, Brazil, Cameroun, Chile, Colombia,
 Comoros, Congo, Congo Brazzaville, Cote d’Ivoire,
  Cuba, Dominica, Dominican Republic, Ecuador,
  Egypt, Gabon, Guinea, India, Indonesia, Kenya,
Kuwait, Madagascar, Malaysia, Mauritania, Mauritus,
 Mexico, Morocco, Mozambique, Namibia, Nigeria,
   Pakistan, Panama, Peru, Saint Lucia, Senegal,
Seychelles, South Africa, Sri Lanka, Thailand, Togo,
  Tunisia, Tanzania, Trinidad & Tobago, Uruguay,
                     Venezuela
 22 experts from 6 countries and 1 International
     organization spent 202 days in Oostende

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IODE Project Office Web Site (Events
             calender)




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 More information:

http://www.iode.org/

  Thank you !


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