Report of the Study Group on Management of Integrated Data (SGMID)
The Study Group on Management of Integrated Data (SGMID) (Co-chairs: Peter Wiebe, USA, and Christopher Zimmermann, Germany), met at IPIMAR, Lisbon, Portugal from 11-13 April 2005 to:
a) Propose an update of the Data Policy;
b) Review the development within ICES towards integrated databases of oceanographic, environmental, and fisheries data;
c) Identify data sources relevant to (b), not yet integrated into the ICES databases;
d) Review existing integrated data systems for fisheries/environmental data and review data integration work in existing projects inside and outside of ICES;
e) Propose strategies and technical solutions for integrating available data including the possibility that data are not physically located in one site;
f) Evaluate and recommend the level of integration and aggregation of data in connection with management issues from an ecosystem perspective including the use of GIS systems;
g) Evaluate problems associated with the accessibility of data.
h) Review the progress of integrating the ICES database system into networks like SeaSearch II (now SeaDataNet).
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