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International Project

JODC is responsible for the exchange of data and information with the oceanographic data centers around the world as a representative institution of Japan in IODE. Using its capacity, JODC has been contributing to various international research projects by implementing the management, etc of oceanographic observation data produced in Japan. In addition, in order to promote the development of IODE in the WESTPAC region with the improvement of oceanographic data management capabilities, JODC has been implementing many types of capacity building activity such as oceanographic data management training and workshops targeting staff members of marine related institutions in the region.