NODC - National Oceanographic Data Center ISTITUTO NAZIONALE DI OCEANOGRAFIA E DI GEOFISICA SPERIMENTALE

Who are we?

OGS is recognised as the Italian National Oceanographic Data Centre (OGS-NODC) within the International Oceanographic Data Exchange System of the UNESCO Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission (IOC) since 27/6/2002.

OGS is also listed in EurOcean (Marine Research Infrastructures Database) and in EDMO (European Directory of Marine Organisations).

OGS as part of the IOC's network of National Oceanographic Data Centres has designated responsibility for the coordination of data and information management at national level. The oceanographic database covers the fields of marine physics, chemical, biological, underway geophysics and general information on Italian oceanographic cruises and data sets.

The main objectives are (revision IODE-XXII, March 2013):

All OGS-NODC projects can be found in the homepage.

Meet the team

Alessandra Giorgetti
Alessandra Giorgetti
Coordination.
Project management, planning activities and promotion.
Renzo Mosetti
Renzo Mosetti
Data analysis, numerical and statistical methods in physical oceanography.
National Representative for IODE/IOC.
Elena Concetta Partescano
Elena Partescano
Management, processing, validation and analysis of oceanographic data.
Continuous updating of meta-data and data catalogues.
Alberto Brosich
Alberto Brosich
NODC infrastructure management: developing and managing databases, applications, and web services.
System management.
Matteo Vinci
Matteo Vinci
Chemical data management and analysis.
Analysis of requirements and vocabularies.
Marina Lipizer
Marina Lipizer
Chemical and biological data management, analysis of QC procedures.
System collaboration with LTER Gulf of Trieste Observatory.
Alessandro Altenburger
Alessandro Altenburger
Management of the input data in the database, development QC procedures.
Development and updating of the portal EMODnet.
Menashè Eliezer
Menashè Eliezer
Design and development of the web portal and tools for data visualization.
IT support.
Maria Eugenia Molina Jack
Maria Eugenia Molina Jack
Data analyses and visualisation products.
Maria del Mar Chaves Montero
Maria del Mar Chaves Montero
Analysis of time series of oceanographic data.

Please visit also NODC group description.