IndOBIS node manager on study visit

Submitted by julio on Tue, 2010-09-21 12:05

Dr. Saravanane, manager of the Indian Regional OBIS Node, has arrived in New Brunswick, NJ, at the international OBIS Secretariat, for a study visit of one month. This visit was made possible by the support of the Sloan Foundation through the offices of the Census of Marine Life, and by the support of the Centre for Marine Living Resources and Ecology of the Indian Ministry of Earth Sciences.

OBIS is a project of:
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.