Data Management Scheme
DMAG (Data Management Advisory Group) and DMO (Data Management Office) has been established to handle tasks related to management of JGOFS Japan data.
- Data Management Advisory Group (DMAG)
- DMAG consists of a small number of members selected by the National Committee of JGOFS Japan. Its responsibility is to provide DMO with advice on management and policy of JGOFS data originating in Japan.
- Data Management Office (DMO)
- DMO is located at the Japan Oceanographic Data Center (JODC). It takes the responsibility of managing JGOFS data by working closely with the DMAG.
The main tasks of the DMO are to archive, make quality control checks, disseminate and transfer data as well as to prepare a data inventories. It is also responsible for promoting public relations on the domestic and international front.
In addition to distribution of published materials, it has been decided that international data exchange will be carried out through the Internet or by any other available online network.
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Last update :March 31, 1998