Date Description
Wednesday, July 1, 2015 Oceans Past Initiative joins OBIS
Monday, May 11, 2015 New OBIS data manager: Mr Pieter Provoost
Friday, April 17, 2015 New data loaded, 17 April 2015
Wednesday, April 1, 2015 Ocean Tracking Network joins OBIS
Saturday, January 17, 2015 New Data Loaded 17 January 2015
Tuesday, December 30, 2014 Senegal establishes OBIS node
Monday, November 17, 2014 What is next for Marine Biology?
Monday, October 13, 2014 GBIF and IOC signed agreement of cooperation
Monday, September 1, 2014 New data loaded, 1 September 2014
Monday, July 14, 2014 Tony Rees, OBIS Australia, wins the Ebbe Nielsen Prize
OBIS is a project of:
IOC-UNESCO
IODE Sponsored by:
Martin International and Les Grands Explorateurs
With in-kind support from:
Marine Geospatial Ecology Lab, Duke University
Universidad Simón Bolívar Flanders Marine Institute

OBIS strives to document the ocean's diversity, distribution and abundance of life. Created by the Census of Marine Life, OBIS is now part of the Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission (IOC) of UNESCO, under its International Oceanographic Data and Information Exchange (IODE) programme.