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The International Census of Marine Life:. A global research program to assess and explain the diversity, distribution and abundance of life in the oceans — past, present and future. Data Management, Technological Development, Modeling, Retrospective Analysis, Field Programs.

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The International Census of Marine Life:

A global research program to assess and explain the diversity, distribution and abundance of life in the oceans

— past, present and future.

Data Management, Technological Development, Modeling, Retrospective Analysis, Field Programs


Initial field studies the census of marine life
Initial Field Studies The Census of Marine Life

Global Diversity of

Zooplankton

Global Microbial Diversity


Over-Arching Goal for GoM Program

“Gain enough knowledge to enable ecosystem-based management in a large marine environment within ten years”

A unifying theme that goes from basic science to observing systems to management

and the public



FRAMEWORK

BiodiversityProcesses Management

LegacyNatural variation & Decisions

anthropogenic change

Economic and social/

governmental systems

Biogeochemical systems

“complex systems”

HMAP

Evolving Ecosystem

FMAP


Explore

Explain

Apply


…need answers to a few simple questions:

What are the current patterns of biodiversity; what determines those patterns; and how do those processes and patterns contribute to ecosystem production, nutrient cycling and other functions?




GMBIS

Server

Active Data Servers e.g.:

NMFS

DFO

MCZM

MDMR

USGS

Donated Data

Sets e.g.:

Completed

Programs

Archives

Other

IOOS

Providers

Aggregator

User

Software

GoMOOS

Server

Data Transfer: FGDC / ODBC Compliant

FGDC / ODBC / OGC

Compliant

Dynamic

Access

Data

FGDC / ODBC / Darwin Core Compliant

Archived

Data

Bases

Need for a

Regional Association


How to take advantage of these developments

Build support/funding for research using this (as well as other)

Frameworks (Biodiversity, Processes, Societal Applications)

RARGOM


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