IGOSS Plan and Implementation Programme, 1996-2003.
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Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission
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The Integrated Global Ocean Services System (IGOSS) is the global operational system for collection and exchange of oceanic data and the timely preparation and dissemination of oceanic products and services. IGOSS is an international programme for real-time exchange of ocean data and is planned, developed and co-ordinated jointly by the Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission (IOC) of the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization UNESCO) and by the World Meteorological Organization (WMO). The system consists of national facilities and services provided by the participating Member States of IOC and Members of WMO to share ocean data for mutual benefit. The original concept of IGOSS was that of an Integrated Global Ocean Station System. This system was started in 1967 through the establishment by IOC of a permanent Working Committee for IGOSS and by WMO through the Executive.....
Series;NrIntergovernmental Oceanographic Commission Technical Series: 43
CitationIntergovernmental Oceanographic Commission (1996) IGOSS Plan and Implementation Programme, 1996-2003. Paris, France, UNESCO, 63pp. (Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission Technical Series: 43). http://hdl.handle.net/11329/181