IMOS
Integrated Marine Observing System

20 Castray Esplanade, Battery Point TAS 7004, Australia
Established: 2006
http://imos.org.au/
Organisation type: Programme
Geographical scope: National
Member countries: Australia
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Organisation’s vision:

By 2025, Australia will have a continuously growing time series of essential ocean variables for marine and coastal environments. This will enable cutting edge research on contemporary problems, and provide a scientific basis for informed decision making about our vast and valuable marine estate.

Organisation’s mission:

Its mission is:
• to undertake systematic, sustained, scientifically robust observation of Australia’s vast and valuable ocean estate; and
• turn these observations into data, time series, products and analyses that can be used and reused for broad societal benefit.

Organisation’s objectives (if different from the Mission):

Keywords

  • national collaborative program
  • ocean observing infrastructure
  • open data
  • sustained ocean observations

Activities

  • Conducting research and/or observations
  • Data management, interoperability, sharing, access, open data policies
  • Provision of (ocean) information services
IMOS
collaborates with
Ocean Tracking Network Ocean Tracking Network
IMOS
has observer/participant/member status with
International Oceanographic Data and Information Exchange of IOC-UNESCO International Oceanographic Data and Information Exchange of IOC-UNESCO
IMOS
has observer/participant/member status with
Global Ocean Observing System Global Ocean Observing System
IMOS
has observer/participant/member status with
Global Alliance of Continuous Plankton Recorder Surveys Global Alliance of Continuous Plankton Recorder Surveys
IMOS
collaborates with
Southern Ocean Observing System Southern Ocean Observing System
IMOS
collaborates with
AusSeabed AusSeabed