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OTGA-GTSPP Training Course

Event Type Training Course
Date(s)(yyyy-mm-dd) Start: 2014-06-23 - End: 2014-06-26
Location UNESCO/IOC Project Office for IODE, UNESCO/IOC Project Office for IODE Wandelaarkaai 7 - Pakhuis 61, Oostende, Belgium
Short Title OTGA-GTSPP
Summary The course provides participants with both background reading assignments that cover the main course topics and hands-on exercises that explore the essential elements of the Global Temperature and Salinity Profile Programme (GTSPP) data management and assists participants in developing specific technical skills and methods for using the GTSPP data. Topics covered include: • An introductory overview of using open source software for managing the GTSPP data, • GTSPP operations including 1) quality assurance and quality control aspects of the GTSPP data, 2) duplicates identification, 3) unique data tagging scheme, and 4) XBT data management, • GTSPP data format types and descriptions, and • Graphical visualization using the commonly-used application programs, including but not limited to, "R", "ncBrowse" and "Ocean Data View" (ODV). Course Objectives • Promote the methodology of the GTSPP data management best practices. • Facilitate the data sharing and exchange with the GTSPP.
Notes Period for applications: 18 February - 30 March 2014 Detailed information on how to register and the Application Form available at www.oceanteacher.org
Web site http://www.oceanteacher.org
Keywords marine data management; GTSPP

Event Entered By Peter PISSIERSSENS
Organisers Charles SUN

Group(s): IOC , IODE , Capacity Development , JCOMM , OOS
Created: 2013-09-26 11:55:17
Last Updated: 2016-11-17 10:55:12