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SCAR EXCOM 2007 WP13: Report on Joint Committee on Antarctic Data Management (JCADM)
SCAR Executive Committee Meeting
9-11 July 2007, Washington DC, USA

SCAR EXCOM 2007 WP13: Report on Joint Committee on Antarctic Data Management (JCADM)

Working Paper 13
Agenda Item: 3.1
Deadline: 30 April
Person Responsible: de Bruin

Overview

This report covers the period between the SCAR meetings in Hobart (July 2006) and the SCAR Executive meeting in Washington, DC (July 2007).
During this period, JCADM:

  • held its annual meeting in Hobart
  • participated in the SCAR Cross linkages workshop in Rome
  • continued populating the Antarctic Master Directory (AMD)
  • advised the Global Change Master Directory (GCMD, the host of the AMD) on future directions of the AMD
  • established closer involvement with the SCAR SRPs and SSGs
  • started working on the SCAR Data Strategy
  • continued to involve more countries in Antarctic data management
  • advised the ATS secretariat on data issues
  • IPY data management
  • started preparing the next JCADM annual meeting, which will be held in conjunction with a JCADM capacity building workshop in Rome, Italy, Sept. 2007