The course provides an introduction to the Ocean Biogeographic Information System (OBIS). This includes best practices in marine biogeographic data management, data publication, data access, data analysis and data visualisation.

Aims and Objectives

  • Reinforce and expand the OBIS network in the South-East Asian Region
  • Increase awareness on international standards and best practices related to marine biogeographic data management
  • Increase the amount and quality of open access biodiversity data published through OBIS and its OBIS nodes
  • Increase the use of data from OBIS for research, species conservation and area-based management applications for sustainable development